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Sam Monson

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NFL Awards 2020: PFF's picks for NFL MVP, offensive and defensive players of the year, top rookies and more

With the clock winding down to Super Bowl LV, PFF's Sam Monson takes to the stage to present PFF's annual awards, giving out NFL MVP honors, naming the rookies of the year and more.

by Sam Monson 4 hours ago

Monson: Breakout candidates for all 32 NFL teams

PFF's Sam Monson names each NFL team's breakout player ahead of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 1 day ago

Monson: It's time for the San Francisco 49ers to move on from QB Jimmy Garoppolo

Jimmy Garoppolo hasn’t become the player the San Francisco 49ers thought he would be, and while much of that is bad luck due to injuries, it would still be remiss if the team didn’t start trying to upgrade at the position.

by Sam Monson 7 days ago San Francisco 49ers

One free agent each NFL team should pursue in the 2021 offseason

The NFL regular season is over, and six more teams have been eliminated from the playoffs, meaning 24 franchises are looking ahead to free agency to bolster their rosters and put themselves in a better position for next year.

by Sam Monson 8 days ago

Biggest snubs from the 2020 AP All-Pro Team

The Associated Press dropped its 2020 All-Pro Team on Friday, and a handful of notable players missed out despite putting together strong seasons.

by Sam Monson 11 days ago

Deshaun Watson is 'extremely unhappy' in Houston, sparks trade rumors

Per NFL's Ian Rapoport, Deshaun Watson is "extremely unhappy" in Houston, sparking trade rumors involving the Houston Texans sending Watson in a blockbuster trade to the Jacksovnille Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, among others.

by Sam Monson 12 days ago Houston Texans

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 17 of the 2020 NFL season

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PFF looks at the overall grade for each first-round rookie after Week 17 of the 2020 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 15 days ago

PFF's 2020 NFL All-Pro Team: Aaron Rodgers, Derrick Henry and Aaron Donald highlight PFF's All-Pro roster

With the NFL regular season officially in the books, Sam Monson unveils PFF's All-Pro team for the 2020 campaign.

by Sam Monson 16 days ago

NFL Week 17 PFF ReFocused: Indianapolis Colts 28, Jacksonville Jaguars 14

The Indianapolis Colts took care of business and made the playoffs with a 28-14 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 17.

NFL Week 17 PFF ReFocused: New England Patriots 28, New York Jets 14

The New England Patriots handed the New York Jets their 14th loss of the 2020 season to close out both team's campaigns.


Sam joined PFF as one of the core members in the early days. He now co-hosts the PFF NFL Podcast, the PFF NFL Daily and covers all things NFL.

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