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Michael Renner

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NFL Rookies: Top 15 highest-graded players in Week 13

Cowboys fifth-round cornerback DaRon Bland was the highest-graded rookie of NFL Week 13.

by Michael Renner 2 days ago

2023 NFL Draft Big Board: PFF's top 100 prospects

Now that we're past the midway point of the 2022 college football season, the PFF draft board was due for a refresh. Alabama's Bryce Young takes the top spot as one of the highest-graded quarterbacks in the country, while Kentucky QB Will Levis comes in at No. 3.

by Michael Renner 3 days ago

NFL Week 13 Game Recap: Green Bay Packers 28, Chicago Bears 19

In an NFC North battle that has little more than pride on the line at this point, the Green Bay Packers outlasted the Chicago Bears for a 28-19 win.

NFL Week 13 Game Recap: Detroit Lions 40, Jacksonville Jaguars 14

e hottest team in the NFC may very well be your 5-7 Detroit Lions. Against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 13, the Lions raced out to a 23-6 halftime lead and never looked back for a 40-14 win.

NFL Rookies: Top 15 highest-graded players in Week 12

Dallas Cowboys TE Jake Ferguson produced the highest-graded performance by a rookie in Week 12.

by Michael Renner 9 days ago

NFL Week 12 Game Recap: Cincinnati Bengals 20, Tennessee Titans 16

The Cincinnati Bengals again look poised for a late-season run, taking down the Tennessee Titans on the road in Week 12 by a 20-16 score.

NFL Week 12 Game Recap: Miami Dolphins 30, Houston Texans 15

The Miami Dolphins erupted for a 30-0 halftime lead before pulling quarterback Tua Tagovailoa early, and they coasted to a 30-15 win over the Houston Texans in Week 12 to stay atop the AFC East.

NFL Rookies: Top 15 highest-graded players in Week 11

The 15 highest-graded rookies from NFL Week 11, including New Orleans Saints WR Chris Olave and Tennessee Titans CB Tre Avery.

by Michael Renner 16 days ago

The New York Jets have a Zach Wilson problem

Zach Wilson botched his Week 11 post-game press conference after a three-point showing in a loss to the New England Patriots, and there are serious on-field issues for the former No. 2 overall pick.

by Michael Renner 16 days ago

NFL Week 11 Game Recap: Philadelphia Eagles 17, Indianapolis Colts 16

With a Jalen Hurts seven-yard touchdown scamper with 1:20 remaining in the game, the Philadelphia Eagles snuck away with a 17-16 win over the Indianapolis Colts.

NFL Week 11 Game Recap: Detroit Lions 31, New York Giants 18

After winning so often this season by the skin of their teeth, the New York Giants fell into a hole in Week 11 they couldn’t dig themselves out of.

NFL Betting 2022: 5 mispriced player props in Week 11

Four mispriced betting player props in NFL Week 11, including Amon-Ra St. Brown's receiving yardage prop.

by Michael Renner 20 days ago

2023 NFL Draft: 10 prospect-team fits we'd love to see, including Bryce Young to the Houston Texans

10 prospect-team pairings we'd love to see, including Bryce Young to the Houston Texans, Bijan Robinson to the Atlanta Falcons and Darnell Washington to the Green Bay Packers.

by Michael Renner 22 days ago

NFL Rookies: Top 15 highest-graded players in Week 10

The 15 highest-graded rookies from NFL Week 10, including Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Rachaad White and Miami Dolphins CB Kader Kohou.

by Michael Renner 23 days ago

Re-ranking the top quarterbacks from the 2021 NFL Draft class at the midpoint of the 2022 season

PFF's Mike Renner reevaluates how Justin Fields, Mac Jones, Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson and Trey Lance stack up in 2022.

by Michael Renner 23 days ago

2023 NFL Draft Big Board: Ranking the top cornerbacks and safeties

South Carolina's Cam Smith is the top-ranked cornerback on PFF's top-100 draft board.

by Michael Renner 24 days ago

2023 NFL Draft Big Board: Ranking the top linebackers

Clemson's Trenton Simpson is the top-ranked linebacker on PFF's top-100 big board.

by Michael Renner 24 days ago

2023 NFL Draft Big Board: Ranking the top defensive linemen

Alabama's Will Anderson Jr. is the top-ranked tackle on PFF's top-100 draft board.

by Michael Renner 24 days ago

2023 NFL Draft Big Board: Ranking the top offensive linemen

Northwestern's Peter Skoronski is the top-ranked tackle on PFF's top-100 draft board.

by Michael Renner 24 days ago

2023 NFL Draft Big Board: Ranking the top wide receivers and tight ends

TCU's Quentin Johnston is the top-ranked wide receiver on PFF's top-100 draft board.

by Michael Renner 24 days 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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