Now that we're through the 2022 college football season and at the draft declaration deadline, the PFF draft board was due for a refresh. Alabama's Bryce Young takes the top spot as one of the highest-graded quarterbacks in the country, while Kentucky QB Will Levis comes in at No. 3.
Dalton Wasserman takes a look at Philadelphia Eagles QB Jalen Hurts' recent play to see if he can be effective enough to lead his team to a Super Bowl victory over Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy said Monday night it's "unfortunate that things haven't quite worked its way out" regarding a head-coaching opportunity, but was quick to add of his third Super Bowl trip in four years, "Who wouldn't want that?"
Eagles coach Nick Sirianni -- a former Kansas City assistant -- acknowledged that not being retained as a part of Andy Reid's staff with the Chiefs after the 2012 season has been a motivating force for him.
Melvin Gordon is at the Super Bowl with the Chiefs, but he’s the first to admit he doesn’t deserve any of the credit for the Chiefs’ success. Gordon is on the practice squad and has yet to play in a game for the Chiefs. He almost certainly won’t play in the Super Bowl, either. “I […]
The Eagles have racked up sacks at near historic levels this season, but they haven’t had to tangle with Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes yet. If the Eagles get five sacks in Super Bowl LVII, they will have the most in a single season by any defense in NFL history. They’ve done that by attacking quarterbacks […]
If the betting markets know something, Aaron Rodgers is heading to Las Vegas. The betting odds at DraftKings have the Raiders as -390 favorites to be the team Rodgers takes his first snap for in the 2023 regular season. The Packers are a distant second at +300, followed by the Jets at +600, Buccaneers at […]
The Titans have promoted Tim Kelly to be their offensive coordinator. Kelly, who joined Tennessee’s coaching staff a year ago with the title of passing game coordinator, was officially promoted to the top offensive assistant today. The 36-year-old Kelly has served as an offensive coordinator once before, for three seasons with the Texans from 2019 […]
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is aware of the chatter surrounding his future. But he’s not ready to make any definitive statements about it. That’s what Rodgers said in his usual Tuesday interview on the Pat McAfee Show, noting he plans to take time in isolation after the Super Bowl to come to a final decision […]
The Ravens are still looking for a new offensive coordinator and one key member of the unit knows what he wants to see from the eventual hire. Ravens tight end Mark Andrews was a guest on PFT Live in Arizona on Tuesday and said that a key for the incoming coordinator will be to build […]
Denver is looking at bringing in a longtime special teams coach for their staff. According to Albert Breer of SI.com, the Broncos have discussed luring Mike Westhoff out of retirement to join them in some capacity for the 2023 season. Westhoff, 75, last coached for the Saints under Sean Payton in 2018. He was the […]
The Colts may not need to hire a new defensive coordinator once they settle on a new head coach. The team is still going through the process of hiring a permanent replacement for Frank Reich and that process has progressed to the point where the team has discussed who they would like to fill out […]
Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce says nap time is the time when his body rests and recuperates to keep himself healthy at the end of a long season. Kelce said today at a pre-Super Bowl press conference that he likes to take “cat naps” of 45 minutes to an hour, sometimes multiple times a day. […]
The 49ers have decided to go with an external candidate to be their next defensive coordinator. San Francisco will hire Steve Wilks for the position, according to NFL Media. Wilks served as the Panthers interim head coach after Matt Rhule was fired during the 2022 season, compiling a 6-6 record with the club. The 49ers […]
The Chiefs practiced in pads Monday. They will have a light practice today before the three official practice days of the week. Coach Andy Reid said every player practiced Monday and will practice again Tuesday. “We’re all doing well there,” Reid said Tuesday morning. Receiver Mecole Hardman (pelvis) is out for Sunday and off the […]
Chiefs coach Andy Reid says his team’s decision to trade Tyreek Hill to Miami couldn’t have turned out any better for everyone. “Nobody’s happier for Tyreek than I am,” Reid said. “He made a lot of money and he gained a lot of yards. He had a great year, Pro Bowl player, All-Pro player, but […]
Almost three years after the Lions traded him to the Eagles, Darius Slay still has a beef with former Detroit head coach Matt Patricia. Slay, at the Super Bowl this week with the Eagles, said it still fuels him remembering that when he told Patricia he was working out in the offseason with Richard Sherman […]
Pro Bowl games is here to stay. It will never die. The NFL’s shift from two-hand touch football in full pads to flag football has generated a sufficiently large TV audience to justify a continuation. Via SportsMediaWatch.com, ESPN generated a total audience of 6.28 million for Sunday’s activities, televised primarily by ABC and ESPN. That’s […]
Chiefs wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster signed one of the NFL’s most incentive-heavy contracts this offseason, and his last chance to hit a major incentive is on Super Bowl Sunday. If the Chiefs win and Smith-Schuster plays at least 50 percent of their offensive snaps, he gets another $1 million. Smith-Schuster’s contract was sold as a […]
Broncos head coach Sean Payton is showing interest in bringing a number of Saints employees to Denver with him. Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that Saints quarterbacks coach/passing game coordinator Ronald Curry will interview to become the Broncos offensive coordinator. Curry joined Payton’s staff in New Orleans in 2016 as an offensive […]
Mitch Trubisky is under contract with the Steelers for 2023. The Steelers, though, signed him as a starting quarterback, and he now is a backup to Kenny Pickett. Trubisky would rank among the highest-paid backups in the league with $8 million in base salary and a salary cap hit of $10.625 million in 2023. Gerry […]
The Ravens interviewed Byron Leftwich for their offensive coordinator opening, but could Leftwich be headed to the college ranks? Grace Remington of 247Sports reports that Leftwich has talked to Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman about the Irish’s offensive coordinator opening last week and remains a “serious candidate.” Tommy Rees left Notre Dame for Alabama, creating […]
Doctors cleared Chiefs cornerback L'Jarius Sneed from concussion protocol, allowing him to return after playing only four snaps in the AFC Championship Game. “I feel 110 percent,” Sneed said Monday night. The Chiefs have used rookies Trent McDuffie and Jaylen Watson extensively this season. McDuffie played 59.4 percent of the defensive snaps in the regular […]
Eagles left tackle Jordan Mailata didn’t go to college before entering the NFL and his introduction on Sunday Night Football is a nod to the unusual route he’s taken to a starting job in Philadelphia. Mailata introduces himself as being from “Jeff Stoutland University” in reference to the Eagles offensive line coach who has helped […]