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Michael Renner

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Recent Articles

Early Top-Five 2023 NFL Draft Quarterback Rankings: Bryce Young, C.J. Stroud lead the way

Ranking the top-five 2023 NFL Draft quarterback prospects heading into the 2022 college football season, led by Alabama's Bryce Young.

by Michael Renner 3 days ago

2018 NFL Draft grades for every team

PFF's Mike Renner grades each team's 2018 draft class, which includes the Baltimore Ravens' stellar class.

by Michael Renner 4 days ago

Regrading the 2021 NFL Draft classes: Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins among biggest risers

With the 2022 NFL season is approaching, it's time to re-assess the 2021 rookie class.

by Michael Renner 10 days ago

Evaluating each 2022 rookie quarterback landing spot

Looking at the best landing spots for six rookie quarterbacks, headlined by Washington Commanders quarterback Sam Howell and Pittsburgh Steelers first-round pick Kenny Pickett.

by Michael Renner 15 days ago

Three-year NFL draft position rankings

The strengths of draft classes ebb and flow, so to provide perspective for the past three years, we rank each position group.

by Michael Renner 17 days ago

2023 NFL Draft Watch List: Defense

Highlighting the most notable 2023 NFL Draft defensive prospects, including Alabama edge defender Will Anderson Jr. and Clemson linebacker Trenton Simpson.

by Michael Renner 19 days ago

2023 NFL Draft Watch List: Offense

Highlighting the most notable 2023 NFL Draft offensive prospects, including Alabama quarterback Bryce Young and Ohio State wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba.

by Michael Renner 23 days ago

Projecting the most impactful 2022 rookie classes

Analyzing which 2022 NFL Draft classes will make the biggest impact for their teams, headlined by the New York Jets.

by Michael Renner 24 days ago

2022 NFL Draft: Rookies who landed in ideal situations at every position

Now that the 2022 NFL Draft has passed, the NFL is quickly moving toward getting the 2022 rookie class ready for the season. Here are those who landed in ideal situations, including the New York Jets' Breece Hall and Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner.

by Michael Renner 25 days ago

Way-Too-Early 2023 NFL Mock Draft: Alabama's Bryce Young lands with the Houston Texans at No. 1 overall

Being a year away, this way-too-early 2023 NFL mock draft serves as more of a talent projection than a selection of true team-player fits. Still, it’s fun to see which prospects have already put themselves on the NFL radar. We start at No. 1 overall with the Houston Texans, who select Alabama quarterback Bryce Young.

by Michael Renner 26 days ago

Biggest winners and losers from Day 1 of the 2022 NFL Draft

Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett staying home with the Steelers makes him a winner from Day 1 of the 2022 NFL Draft, while the Green Bay Packers passing on a wide receiver makes quarterback Aaron Rodgers a loser.

by Michael Renner 29 days ago

Renner's Final 2022 NFL Mock Draft: Travon Walker lands with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Kenny Pickett is the first QB off the board

PFF draft analyst Mike Renner gives his final mock draft ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft in Las Vegas, which sends Georgia edge defender Travon Walker to the Jacksonville Jaguars at No. 1 overall.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft: PFF Big Board vs. Media Consensus Board

Every year, The Athletic's Arif Hasan does invaluable work combining a number of media boards into one Consensus Draft Board. Let’s see how PFF’s draft board compares to the prevailing opinion.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago

Final 2022 NFL Draft Big Board: PFF's Top 250 Prospects

Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson takes the top spot on PFF's 2022 NFL Draft board.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Preview: All 32 NFL teams

With the 2022 NFL Draft just days away, PFF presents its full 32-team draft preview, where you'll find front-office overviews, biggest team needs, best draft prospect fits, current lineups, past draft picks and more.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings: Cornerbacks

Derek Stingley Jr., Ahmad Gardner, Trent McDuffie and Andrew Booth Jr. headline PFF's 2022 NFL Draft cornerback rankings.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings: Safeties

PFF's top safeties on the Big Board for the 2022 NFL Draft include Notre Dame superstar Kyle Hamilton.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings: Linebackers

Nakobe Dean, Devin Lloyd and Christian Harris headline PFF's 2022 NFL Draft linebacker rankings.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings: Edge Defenders

Aidan Hutchinson, Kayvon Thibodeaux and George Karlaftis all headline PFF's 2022 NFL Draft edge defender rankings.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings: Interior Defensive Linemen

Georgia's Devonte Wyatt and Jordan Davis headline PFF's 2022 NFL Draft interior defensive linemen rankings.

by Michael Renner 1 month ago
Bio

Mike has been with PFF ever since he graduated from Notre Dame in 2012. He's been the lead draft analyst since 2019 where he has final say on construction of PFF's draft board and position rankings. Mike also co-hosts the 2 for 1 Drafts podcast.

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