PFF's Dwain McFarland analyzes utilization metrics to determine which NFL players are earning more fantasy-friendly roles within their offenses. This week’s big winners for fantasy football include Darrell Henderson, Mike Davis and a trio of rookie wide receivers.
The NFL issued a strongly worded memo to NFL coaches, general managers and team executives that said "accountability measures" for coaches who don't wear masks on the sideline "may include ... suspensions and/or forfeiture of draft picks."
NFL Players Association president JC Tretter is calling for NFL teams to change all field surfaces to natural grass, noting the higher rate of noncontact lower extremity injuries when playing on artificial turf.
Sunday's game between Pittsburgh and Tennessee has been postponed to either Monday or Tuesday to allow for further COVID-19 testing after positive tests this week from four Titans players and five team personnel members.
It has not been a good start to the season for the Jets as they’ve lost three games by increasingly lopsided margins and that has led to speculation about head coach Adam Gase’s future. That speculation picked up this week because the Jets are playing on Thursday night and the extended break before Week Five […]
The Chargers will be in Tampa to face the Buccaneers this weekend and that is occasion for some to recall an offseason exchange between players from the two teams. Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen expressed his displeasure with being ranked No. 77 on the NFL Network’s annual countdown of the league’s top 100 players. He […]
Wide receiver Stefon Diggs wasn’t always happy with the way the Vikings used him in recent years, but his first weeks playing games with the Bills have led to no such complaints. Diggs has caught 20 passes for 288 yards and two touchdowns during the team’s 3-0 start and he’s done it by moving around […]
Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder might not be 100 percent, but might be close enough to play. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Crowder is expected to play tonight against the Broncos. He’s missed the last two games with a hamstring injury, and may not be at full strength. But after seeing him catch […]
The Cardinals have a number of problems at safety at the moment, and they’re not quite sure how long that’s going to be the case. With star Budda Baker just having thumb surgery Wednesday, coach Kliff Kingsbury tried to be as optimistic as he could about his potential return. “We’re hoping it’s sooner rather than […]
Nick Foles will start his first game as a Bear on Sunday against the Colts, who are coached by Frank Reich. The two of them have a long history together. Reich was the Eagles’ offensive coordinator when Foles won the Super Bowl LII MVP for the Eagles, and Foles says it was Reich more than […]
New Washington Football Team president Jason Wright isn’t going to rush through the process of finding a more streamlined name, and he has plenty of choices. Via Scott Allen of the Washington Post, Wright wrote in a post on the team website that the question he’s most often asked in his new role is when […]
After both the Cleveland Browns and Dallas Cowboys experienced offensive misfires in their season openers, they’ve both piled up point over their last two contests. The Browns have averaged 34.5 points per game in their victories over the Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Football Team. Meanwhile, the Cowboys have averaged 35.5 points in their win […]
Defensive end Chris Jones was limited in practice with the Kansas City Chiefs due to a groin injury as the team prepares to face the New England Patriots on Sunday. Jones played just 37 snaps in Monday night’s win over the Baltimore Ravens. He had averaged nearly 90 percent of snaps over the Chiefs’ first […]
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has made the phrase “feed me” his personal trademark. Elliott now wants to make it legally his trademark. The person who owns the trademark isn’t willing to surrender it. As explained by Clarence E. Hill, Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, former WWE wrestler Ryback holds the rights to the […]
The rash of COVID-19 cases that have spread among the Tennessee Titans and forced a postponement of this week’s game with the Pittsburgh Steelers have served to amplify the importance of the protocols the NFL has put in place to quell the spread of the virus this season. When members of the Las Vegas Raiders […]
Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota returned to practice Wednesday, opening the 21-day window for him to return to the active roster. Mariota went on injured reserve Sept. 7 with a strained pectoral muscle. Nathan Peterman has served as Derek Carr‘s backup. Mariota, 26, signed a two-year, $17.6 million free-agent contract with the Raiders in March with […]
Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins moved a step closer to returning to action. Atkins practiced Wednesday, his first practice since injuring his shoulder in training camp a month ago. He was limited. Bengals coach Zac Taylor said Atkins could make his 2020 debut this week. “We’ll take it day-to-day and know more by the end […]
Ben Roethlisberger stated the obvious. Or what should be the obvious. But after fines to five NFL coaches for failing to wear face coverings in Week Two, an NFL investigation of the Raiders for a locker room breach and video of Raiders players at a large gathering Monday night, it does beg the question of […]
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is off the team’s injury report. He had a hip injury that limited leading up to the Week Two game against the Ravens and was limited last Wednesday with a groin injury. Watt has not had an injury designation, though, and has played 92 percent of the defensive snaps. Watt, […]
The postponement of Sunday’s Steelers-Titans has created a challenge for the NFL. It also will create another national TV window. Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports that the game between Pittsburgh and Tennessee, which originally was lumped within the 1:00 p.m. ET cluster of Sunday games, will be nationally televised in its new […]
Three weeks into the season, the Seahawks are banged up. How banged up? A whopping 25 players appear on their Week Four injury report, only three of whom got time off for rest. The best news is that running back Chris Carson (pictured), who suffered a knee injury when having his knee twisted by Cowboys […]
Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa has dealt with a lingering triceps issue since Week One. He now has an ankle injury to go with it. The Chargers’ practice report Wednesday shows Bosa didn’t practice with the two injuries. Tyrod Taylor (ribs/chest) remains out of practice and is expected to miss another game, though Anthony Lynn […]
Everyone knows the criticism of Drew Brees and talk that, at 41, the Saints quarterback is on his last legs. He is averaging an NFL-low 4.8 air yards per throw through three games, according to NFL Next Gen Stats, and his completion percentage of 70.2 is his lowest since 2016. His passer rating of 106.3, […]
Cardinals receiver DeAndre Hopkins has caught 32 passes in three games. Whether he’ll add to that total this weekend against the Panthers currently is up in the air. Hopkins didn’t practice on Wednesday, due to an ankle injury. Ten Cardinals in all missed practice, and only two of them (receiver Larry Fitzgerald and defensive tackle […]