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Brad Spielberger

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12 potential AFC trades ahead of the 2021 NFL trade deadline

With the 2021 NFL trade deadline a mere two weeks away, PFF has provided a comprehensive list of the many players who could be on the move.

by Brad Spielberger 6 days ago

'I'm not just a feel-good story. I belong here': Sammis Reyes on his journey from college basketball player to Washington Football Team tight end

Washington Football Team tight end Sammis Reyes opens up about his unlikely journey to the NFL.

PFF WAR All-Decade Team

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Looking back at the NFL's most dominant players at every position over the last decade through the lens of PFF's Wins Above Replacement metric.

by Brad Spielberger 1 month ago

Projecting contract extensions for Tyrann Mathieu and other defensive veterans before Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season

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Projecting the next contract extensions for top NFL defensive veterans, including Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu.

by Brad Spielberger 1 month ago

Michael Thomas, Andy Isabella and more potential trade candidates ahead of cutdown day

Michael Thomas to the Jacksonville Jaguars and Andy Isabella to the Los Angeles Chargers feature on PFF's list of potential cutdown day moves.

by Brad Spielberger 2 months ago

Why Jets' Zach Wilson is just now reporting to training camp

The New York jets and first-round quarterback Zach Wilson were reportedly negotiating over offset language in the rookie's contract.

by Brad Spielberger 2 months ago

Projecting extensions for franchise-tagged players before the July 15 deadline

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Seven franchise-tagged players are looking for extensions before the July 15 deadline, including Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin and Chicago Bears WR Allen Robinson II.

by Brad Spielberger 3 months ago

NFL Salary Cap: Three-year analysis for all 32 NFL teams

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The Denver Broncos are in the league's best position when it comes to future salary cap outlook, while the Trevor Lawrence-led Jacksonville Jaguars follow closely behind.

by Brad Spielberger 4 months ago

Ranking the top 32 NFL contracts

Ranking the 32 best contracts in the NFL, from Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs to Arizona Cardinals edge defender Markus Golden.

by Brad Spielberger 4 months ago

Best and worst NFL contracts for every NFC team: Jimmy Garoppolo, Tom Brady, Davante Adams and more

Jimmy Garoppolo's contract stands out as a loss for the San Francisco 49ers, while Tom Brady's deal is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' best contract.

by Brad Spielberger 4 months ago

Best and worst NFL contracts for every AFC team: Stefon Diggs, Carson Wentz, Patrick Mahomes and more

Carson Wentz's contract lands at the bottom of the barrel for the Indianapolis Colts, while Patrick Mahomes' mega-deal is the Kansas City Chiefs' best contract.

by Brad Spielberger 4 months ago

Exploring the salary cap significance of June 1 and the trade possibilities most affected

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NFL teams can take on less dead cap money in the current year if they cut or trade a player after June 1, and the Atlanta Falcons could be waiting for the pivotal deadline to deal star wide receiver Julio Jones.

by Brad Spielberger 4 months ago

Spielberger: Have NFL teams changed the way they value draft picks in trades?

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Despite the abundance of information that highlights the Jimmy Johnson Chart's flaws, it is still the most commonly used chart for evaluating draft trades. However, some smart NFL teams are starting to catch on.

by Brad Spielberger 5 months ago

2021 NFL Draft: Realistic trade predictions for 15 veterans who could be moved during the draft

Trades involving veteran players happen every year during the draft, so here are 15 potential swaps that could happen during the 2021 NFL Draft.

by Brad Spielberger 5 months ago

Best remaining 2021 NFL free agents: Reported visits/interest, team fits and updated contract projections

After the conclusion of the 2021 NFL Draft, the compensatory pick formula won't factor into free agency signings, meaning a new wave of signings could be on the horizon.

by Brad Spielberger 6 months ago

2021 NFL Draft: Draft "needs" should focus on 2022 after the first two rounds

PFF's Brad Spielberger explains why NFL teams should look past the 2021 NFL season after the first two rounds of the draft and breaks down which teams have specific future needs to address in the 2021 NFL Draft.

by Brad Spielberger 6 months ago

2021 NFL Draft: Breaking down all 32 NFL teams' 2021 rosters by age, salary cap hits and wins above replacement

PFF's Brad Spielberger breaks down all 32 NFL teams' 2021 rosters by age, salary cap charges and wins above replacement ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft.

by Brad Spielberger 6 months ago

Five more 2021 NFL Draft trades we want to see

The 2021 NFL Draft is on the horizon, and trade rumors continue to swirl. Here are five potential deals that make sense, plus a mock draft with the trades in place.

by Brad Spielberger 6 months ago

Could the Miami Dolphins end up with another top-five pick in 2023?

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PFF's Brad Spielberger takes to the draft-value charts to examine the value of trading first-round picks.

by Brad Spielberger 6 months ago

2021 NFL Free Agency: Best contract values and best overall team approaches to spending

PFF looks at the best value signings of the 2021 NFL free agency period.

by Brad Spielberger 7 months ago
Bio

Brad Spielberger joined PFF full-time in January of 2021. He previously contributed to Over The Cap.

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