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Ben Cooper

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College Football Week 6: Eckrich Big-12 Team of the Week

Texas Tech dominates both sides of the ball in PFF's Eckrich Big-12 Team of the Week.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

Monday Night Football Preview: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Mason Rudolph looks to establish himself in his second start while Andy Dalton aims to end a primetime drought.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

20 PFF stats to know after Week 3 of the 2019 NFL regular season

After digging through the PFF database, here are some of the most compelling NFL stats through three weeks of play.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

College Football Week 4: Highest-graded offensive lines

PFF looks at which offensive lines have shined in college football through four weeks of action.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

20 PFF stats to know after Week 2 of the 2019 NFL regular season

PFF's Ben Cooper looks at some notable numbers from the PFF database after two weeks of NFL action.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

20 PFF stats to know after Week 1 of the 2019 NFL regular season

After one week of NFL action, some notable numbers from the PFF database jumped out.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

Geronimo Allison and Marquez Valdes-Scantling have to realize their full potential in 2019

With both Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb gone, a new wave of Packers wideouts has to take the reins.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

Tony Pollard can carve out a major role in Dallas' backfield — with or without Ezekiel Elliott

Tony Pollard made the most of limited snaps in college. He'll try to do the same if or when Ezekiel Elliott returns to the Dallas Cowboys.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys solidify offensive line, extend tackle La'el Collins

With La'el Collins' extension, the Cowboys ensured their offensive line remains sturdy for the future.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Dallas Cowboys

Ryan Fitzpatrick's stellar 2018 season led to him being named the Miami Dolphins' starter

Ryan Fitzpatrick beat out fellow quarterback Josh Rosen in a tight preseason battle.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Miami Dolphins

Examining whether Josh Rosen or Ryan Fitzpatrick should emerge from Dolphins' QB battle

Former first-round pick Josh Rosen has shined this August, while veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick looked impressive in 2018.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Miami Dolphins

Marcus Mariota should survive as QB for the Titans in 2019

Marcus Mariota's skillset has proven to be far superior to that of Ryan Tannehill's in their respective careers.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Tennessee Titans

Andre Dillard, Elgton Jenkins and Patrick Mekari shining as pass-blockers early in preseason

Three rookie offensive linemen have taken center stage through two weeks of the 2019 NFL preseason.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

Devin Bush showed off with dominant run defense in his first NFL action

Devin Bush's performance against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wasn't the well-rounded effort he frequently put together in college, but it was impressive nonetheless.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Pittsburgh Steelers

Hjalte Froholdt has the tools to be the future of the New England Patriots’ offensive line

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Even though the Patriots are already loaded along their offensive line, Hjalte Froholdt is a welcomed depth piece.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago New England Patriots

Jakobi Meyers' early success in Patriots camp is reminiscent of his rapid college progression

Jakobi Meyers quickly made a name for himself at North Carolina State. Now he's trying to do the same as an undrafted free agent in New England.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago New England Patriots

Why PFF ranked the Philadelphia Eagles' receiving corps as the NFL's best entering 2019

PFF's Ben Cooper takes a deeper dive into why Philadelphia's receivers are second to none as the 2019 season looms.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago

The New York Jets addressed a glaring weakness by signing center Ryan Kalil

With a veteran presence like Ryan Kalil now in the fold, the Jets should see immediate improvements at the center position in 2019.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Carolina Panthers

PFF projects Panthers' Christian McCaffrey to dominate as a receiver again in 2019

The Carolina Panthers should be expecting another big year from Christian McCaffrey in the passing game.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Carolina Panthers

DI Mike Daniels released by Packers, Dean Lowry set to take his place

PFF's Ben Cooper discusses the breaking news out of Green Bay.

by Ben Cooper 4 years ago Green Bay Packers

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