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Ben Linsey

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NFL Week 18 Game Recap: San Francisco 49ers 27, Los Angeles Rams 24

The San Francisco 49ers erased a 17-point deficit and stunned the Los Angeles Rams in overtime, securing a playoff berth in the process.

NFL Week 17 Game Recap: Chicago Bears 29, New York Giants 3

Mike Glennon threw for only 24 yards and the New York Giants fell to the Chicago Bears 29-3 in Week 17.

by Ben Linsey 4 months ago Chicago Bears New York Giants

Did Mac Jones and the New England Patriots offense peak too early?

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After an impressive seven-game winning streak, rookie quarterback Mac Jones and the New England Patriots have lost two straight. Should the Patriots be worried that they and their rookie QB peaked too early? PFF's Ben Linsey has the answer.

by Ben Linsey 4 months ago

NFL Week 16 Game Recap: Miami Dolphins 20, New Orleans Saints 3

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa led the Miami Dolphins to a 20-3 victory over running back Alvin Kamara and the New Orleans Saints.

by Ben Linsey 4 months ago

NFL Week 15 Game Recap: Detroit Lions 30, Arizona Cardinals 12

The Detroit Lions pulled off the upset of the day, notching their second win of the season while delivering a blow to the Arizona Cardinals' chances at the NFC's No. 1 seed.

NFL Week 13 Game Recap: Philadelphia Eagles 33, New York Jets 18

Backup quarterback Gardner Minshew shined to lead the Philadelphia Eagles past rookie Zach Wilson and the New York Jets in Week 13.

NFL Week 12 Game Recap: New England Patriots 36, Tennessee Titans 13

An undermanned Tennessee Titans offense missing Derrick Henry, A.J. Brown and Julio Jones wasn’t able to keep pace with the New England Patriots in a 36-13 Week 12 loss. 

NFL Week 11 Game Recap: San Francisco 49ers 30, Jacksonville Jaguars 10

The San Francisco 49ers began their 30-10 Week 11 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars with a 20-play, 13-minute drive and didn’t look back. 

NFL Week 10 Game Recap: Green Bay Packers 17, Seattle Seahawks 0

Both Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson threw costly red zone interceptions, and the Green Bay Packers shut out the Seattle Seahawks 17-0 in Week 10.

NFL Week 8 Game Recap: New York Jets 34, Cincinnati Bengals 31

The New York Jets halted the Cincinnati Bengals' momentum as quarterback Mike White erased an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to win 34-31 in Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season.

NFL Week 8: Key matchups and storylines for all 15 games

The 2021 NFL regular season continues with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Arizona Cardinals. Here are the top storylines from each of the 15 NFL Week 8 games.

by Ben Linsey 7 months ago

NFL Week 7: Key matchups and storylines for all 13 games

The 2021 NFL regular season continues with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Cleveland Browns. Here are the top storylines from each of the 13 NFL Week 7 games.

by Ben Linsey 7 months ago

NFL Week 6: Key matchups and storylines for all 14 games

The 2021 NFL regular season continues with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Philadelphia Eagles. Here are the top storylines from each of the 14 NFL Week 6 games.

by Ben Linsey 7 months ago

NFL Week 5 Game Recap: Tennessee Titans 37, Jacksonville Jaguars 19

The Jacksonville Jaguars remained winless, falling at the hands of running back Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans in Week 5 of the 2021 NFL season.

NFL Week 5 Game Recap: Pittsburgh Steelers 27, Denver Broncos 19

Diontae Johnson and Chase Claypool combined for 202 of the Pittsburgh Steelers' 253 receiving yards, helping the team hand the Denver Broncos their second loss in as many games.

NFL Week 5: Key matchups and storylines for all 16 games

The 2021 NFL regular season continues with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and the Seattle Seahawks. Here are the top storylines from each of the 16 NFL Week 5 games.

by Ben Linsey 7 months ago

NFL Week 4: Key matchups and storylines for all 16 games

The 2021 NFL regular season continues with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Cincinnati Bengals. Here are the top storylines from each of the 16 NFL Week 4 games.

by Ben Linsey 7 months ago

NFL Week 3: Key matchups and storylines for all 16 games

The 2021 NFL regular season continues with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Houston Texans and Carolina Panthers. Here are the top storylines from each of the 16 NFL Week 3 games.

by Ben Linsey 8 months ago

NFL Week 2 Game Recap: Cleveland Browns 31, Houston Texans 21

Quarterback Baker Mayfield and running back Nick Chubb impressed in the Cleveland Browns' 31-21 victory over the Houston Texans.

NFL Week 2: Key matchups and storylines for all 16 games

The 2021 NFL regular season continues with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the New York Giants and Washington Football Team. Here are the top storylines from each of the 16 NFL Week 2 games.

by Ben Linsey 8 months ago
Bio

Ben Linsey joined PFF full-time in May 2019. He works as an NFL analyst and as part of the team that produces prep work for NBC's Sunday Night Football.

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