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Sam Monson

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2022 Offensive Guard Rankings and Tiers

From Zack Martin and Quenton Nelson to Damien Lewis and Ezra Cleveland, here is how NFL guards shake out in tiers ahead of the 2022 season.

by Sam Monson 4 hours ago

The NFL's Best Cornerbacks in Press Coverage: Xavien Howard, Jamel Dean and more

Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard has posted the highest PFF grade in press coverage over the past two seasons.

by Sam Monson yesterday

Grading all 32 NFL offseasons

After chaotic and eventful free agency and draft periods, PFF's Sam Monson grades all 32 teams' offseasons.

by Sam Monson 2 days ago

Most underrated player on all 32 NFL teams

From Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield to Chicago Bears wide receiver Darnell Mooney, here is one player who flies under the radar for each NFL team.

by Sam Monson 6 days ago

The NFL's best wide receivers against press coverage

Being able to beat press coverage is one of the best skills a current NFL wide receiver can have. Here are the best at doing so over the past two seasons.

by Sam Monson 8 days ago

Which NFL teams make the most sense for Baker Mayfield?

Examining Baker Mayfield's career to this point and which NFL teams might still be interested in the veteran QB's services heading into the 2022 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 12 days ago

The best picks in every round of the 2022 NFL Draft

The Baltimore Ravens' Tyler Linderbaum and the Washington Commanders' Sam Howell headline Sam Monson's list for the best picks each round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

by Sam Monson 13 days ago

Monson: Biggest winners from the 2022 NFL Draft

PFF analyst Sam Monson identifies his biggest winners from the 2022 NFL Draft, including the New York Jets and the Philadelphia Eagles.

by Sam Monson 14 days ago

Ranking the situations for the NFL's top second-year quarterbacks in 2022

Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Justin Fields, Mac Jones, Trey Lance and Davis Mills enter the 2022 NFL season with varying levels of talent around them.

by Sam Monson 14 days ago

2022 NFL Draft: Favorite Day 2 picks

PFF's Sam Monson breaks down his 10 favorite Day 2 selections in the 2022 NFL Draft, including Penn State edge rusher Arnold Ebiketie joining the Atlanta Falcons.

by Sam Monson 18 days ago

2022 NFL Draft: Favorite Day 1 picks

The Kansas City Chiefs landed edge rusher George Karlaftis at No. 30 overall, proving to be one of the best picks of the day from a value standpoint.

by Sam Monson 19 days ago

2022 NFL Draft: Why the NFL is too low on Western Michigan wide receiver Skyy Moore

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Western Michigan wide receiver Skyy Moore is a versatile, sure-handed receiver who could be a steal in the 2022 NFL Draft.

by Sam Monson 21 days ago

My Guys: Sam Monson's top targets in the 2022 NFL Draft

PFF analyst Sam Monson unveils his favorite prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft, including Memphis Tigers receiver Calvin Austin and Oklahoma edge rusher Nik Bonitto.

by Sam Monson 21 days ago

Monson: 2022 NFL Draft cornerback rankings

Ranking the top-10 cornerbacks in the 2022 NFL Draft, headlined by LSU's Derek Stingley and Cincinnati's Sauce Gardner.

by Sam Monson 26 days ago

2022 NFL Draft: Prospects with underwhelming measurables who could excel in NFL

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These 10 draft prospects may not have the pre-draft measurables, but they have the tape and on-field impact to be solid NFL players.

by Sam Monson 27 days ago

Monson: Georgia wide receiver George Pickens might be the most undervalued WR in the 2022 NFL Draft

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Georgia wide receiver George Pickens is strangely underrated heading into the 2022 NFL Draft, having shown exceptional production at a young age and returning from injury to contribute to the Bulldogs' National Championship run.

by Sam Monson 29 days ago

2022 NFL Mock Draft: New York Jets select Ahmad Gardner, Kenny Pickett lands in Carolina

In Sam Monson's latest mock draft, the New York Jets target a talented CB in the top five while quarterback Kenny Pickett lands with the Carolina Panthers.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

Monson: 2022 NFL Draft edge defender rankings

Ranking the top edge rushers in the 2022 NFL Draft, featuring Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson and Oregon's Kayvon Thibodeaux.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

How the Chicago Bears can build around QB Justin Fields through the 2022 NFL Draft

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In the hopes of successfully building around quarterback Justin Fields, the Chicago Bears will need to expertly navigate the 2022 NFL Draft despite not having a first-round pick.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft: As Travon Walker soars up draft boards, how much of a question is his college production?

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Georgia's Travon Walker is being mocked as a top-five selection in the 2022 NFL Draft, but his college production paints an unclear picture of what he'll look like as an NFL player.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago
Bio

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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