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LB Sean Lee dealing with hamstring tightness

Sean Lee has been one of the best linebackers in the league when he has been on the field.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Dallas Cowboys

Saints S Vaccaro expected to move around more this season

New Orleans Saints S Kenny Vaccaro is expected to expand his repertoire to play more deep safety in the 2017 season, per the team's secondary coach.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago New Orleans Saints

Rookie RB Cook listed as Vikings starter on team's first depth chart

Rookie second-rounder Dalvin Cook is in competition with Latavius Murray for the Vikings' starting RB job, but based on the depth chart, Cook is leading.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Minnesota Vikings

Osweiler set to start Cleveland preseason opener

The Browns added QB Brock Osweiler this offseason, and he's competing with Cody Kessler and DeShone Kizer for the job. Osweiler will start the preseason opener.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Cleveland Browns

Vikings, Joseph agree on 4-year extension

Minnesota Vikings NT Linval Joseph has seen his grades trend generally upward over his career, particularly as a pass-rusher, and signed a four-year deal Saturday.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Minnesota Vikings

Chargers activate CB Verrett from PUP list

After missing almost all of the 2016 season, Los Angeles Chargers CB Jason Verrett started training camp on the PUP list, but he's now been activated.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Los Angeles Chargers

Eagles sign veteran safety Corey Graham

The 10-year veteran once again joins coach Jim Schwartz, whom he played for when he had the highest grade of his career.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Philadelphia Eagles

Chargers rookie Lamp out for season after torn ACL

Forrest Lamp, the Chargers' second-round pick in this year's draft, will reportedly miss the entire season after injury after being penciled in as a likely starter.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Los Angeles Chargers

Eagles WR Agholor reportedly looks strong in camp

After struggles in his first two years in the league, Philadelphia Eagles WR Nelson Agholor is starting this year's camp looking strong, according to reports.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Philadelphia Eagles

Sterling Shepard carted off at practice

WR Sterling Shepard was a big part of the Giants offense last year, utilized mostly out of the slot in their 11 personnel grouping

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago New York Giants

T Ryan Clady calls it a career

PFF examines his production over his nine-year career. Clady was a prolific pass blocker.

2018 Prospect Preview: Christian Wilkins returns for defending National Champ Clemson

PFF's Ryan Smith showcases the run-stopping, pass-batting skills of Clemson interior defender Christian Wilkins.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago

2018 Prospect Preview: Antonio Simmons part of stacked ACC edge defender class

PFF's Ryan Smith previews Georgia Tech's Antonio Simmons and his ability to get to the passer

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago

UDFA S Jadar Johnson retiring from Giants

PFF looks at Johnson's production in his final year in college, which ultimately led him to be compared to a current Giants safety.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago New York Giants

2018 Prospect Preview: UCF LB Shaquem Griffin excels in coverage

PFF's Ryan Smith highlights UCF LB Shaquem Griffin, and his place among the nation's top LBs.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago

John Urschel is retiring

John Urchel is calling it a career at 26 years old. PFF looks at his production during his time in the NFL.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Baltimore Ravens

Eagles trade offensive lineman Barbre to Broncos

Barbre will have the opportunity to start in Denver. Here's what PFF data says about him.

Four-year extension for DE Everson Griffen

PFF investigates Griffin's production, which has been impressive thus far into his career.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Minnesota Vikings

Rookie RB Jamaal Williams second on depth chart

PFF looks at his production at BYU, where he forced many missed tackles.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Green Bay Packers

C Trevor Robinson calls it a career

Trevor Robinson will end his career after five years spent in the league. PFF looks at his production and the returning Falcon offensive line.

by Ryan Smith 6 years ago Atlanta Falcons

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