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Austin Gayle

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Ranking the best YAC receivers in the 2021 NFL Draft

PFF's Austin Gayle breaks down wide receivers entering the 2021 NFL Draft who are poised to add additional value in the NFL by creating yards above expectation and forcing missed tackles after the catch.

by Austin Gayle 2 months ago

Two-Round 2021 NFL Mock Draft: San Francisco picks Justin Fields, Kyle Pitts lands with Joe Burrow in Cincinnati

After two blockbuster trades that shook up the top of the 2021 NFL Draft, PFF's Austin Gayle provides his latest mock draft — including four quarterbacks with the first four picks.

by Austin Gayle 2 months ago

2021 NFL Mock Draft: Eagles trade up for Justin Fields, Dolphins give Tua Tagovailoa Ja'Marr Chase

The Philadelphia Eagles trade up with the Miami Dolphins to No. 3 to land Ohio State's Justin Fields in PFF's latest 2021 NFL Mock Draft. The Dolphins land LSU wideout Ja'Marr Chase on their drop to pick No. 6.

by Austin Gayle 4 months ago

NFL Wild Card PFF ReFocused: Cleveland Browns 48, Pittsburgh Steelers 37

The Cleveland Browns started the night on fire and never burned out. Baker Mayfield & Co. went up 28-0 in the first quarter and cruised to a 48-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers to earn a trip to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs in the divisional round.

NFL Wild Card PFF ReFocused: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31, Washington Football Team 23

Taylor Heinicke was lights out, battled through injury to put together one of the better performances by a Washington Football Team quarterback in recent years. Tom Brady was just better.

NFL Week 17 PFF ReFocused: Washington Football Team 20, Philadelphia Eagles 14

The Washington Football Team beat the Philadelphia Eagles 20-14 in Week 17 to advance to the postseason and secure their first NFC East title since 2015.

NFL Week 17 PFF ReFocused: Las Vegas Raiders 32, Denver Broncos 31

It wasn’t pretty, but the Las Vegas Raiders overcame two Derek Carr interceptions and two additional fumbles from Henry Ruggs III and Darren Waller to beat the Denver Broncos on the road, 32-31.

NFL Week 17 PFF ReFocused: Las Vegas Raiders 32, Denver Broncos 31

Derek Carr led the Las Vegas Raiders down the field in the final two minutes before converting on the two-point conversion to sneak past the Denver Broncos in Week 17.

2021 NFL Mock Draft: Justin Fields to Atlanta, Jaylen Waddle to Philadelphia, first-round WR to Green Bay

In PFF's latest 2021 NFL Mock Draft, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields becomes the heir apparent to Atlanta Falcons veteran quarterback Matt Ryan and the Philadelphia Eagles attack the wide receiver position again in the first round with Alabama's Jaylen Waddle.

by Austin Gayle 5 months ago

NFL Week 16 PFF ReFocused: Buffalo Bills 38, New England Patriots 9

Stefon Diggs and Josh Allen took over in the Buffalo Bills' Week 16 win over the New England Patriots, linking up for three touchdowns on the night.


Austin Gayle joined PFF full-time in May 2017. He works as an NFL/Draft Analyst, hosts the 2 for 1 Drafts Podcast and is currently PFF's Associate Director of Content.

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