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Sam Monson

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What the Kansas City Chiefs' Week 1 preseason game told us about a potentially new-look offense

Following the departure of Tyreek Hill to Miami, Kansas City's offense is set to undergo significant changes.

by Sam Monson 6 hours ago

How the Pittsburgh Steelers could defy the odds and make the playoffs in 2022

How the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are in the middle of a quarterback battle, could defy odds and make the playoffs in 2022.

by Sam Monson yesterday

Stock up, stock down after Week 1 of the 2022 NFL preseason

From Kenny Pickett's impressive promising debut to Anthony Schwartz's drop-laden performance, here's who improved and worsened their stock after NFL preseason Week 1.

by Sam Monson 2 days ago

Grades and snap counts for all 32 first-round picks after preseason Week 1 of the 2022 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Aidan Hutchinson and Trevor Penning were among the standouts in preseason Week 1 of the 2022 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 3 days ago

NFL power rankings ahead of the 2022 season

PFF's Sam Monson reveals his power rankings of all 32 NFL teams, which includes the Buffalo Bills occupying the top spot.

by Sam Monson 4 days ago

NFL Preseason Week 1 Game Recap: Carolina Panthers 23, Washington Commanders 21

While the Carolina Panthers eked out a 23-21 win over the Washington Commanders, it was rookie quarterback Sam Howell who stole the show.

NFL Preseason Week 1 Game Recap: Arizona Cardinals 36, Cincinnati Bengals 23

In a game low on regular-season starters, the Arizona Cardinals came away with a comfortable 36-23 win on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 1 of the 2022 NFL preseason. 

NFL Preseason Week 1 Game Recap: Atlanta Falcons 27, Detroit Lions 23

Desmond Ridder's last-minute touchdown pass on fourth down propelled the Atlanta Falcons over the Detroit Lions in Week 1 of the 2022 NFL preseason.

Bold predictions for every NFL team in 2022 — NFC West

Three bold predictions for every NFC West team ahead of the 2022 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 7 days ago

NFL Preseason Week 1 Game Recap: Baltimore Ravens 23, Tennessee Titans 10

The Baltimore Ravens defeated the Tennessee Titans 23-10 to extend their preseason winning streak to a record 21 straight games.

Bold predictions for every NFL team in 2022 — NFC South

Three bold predictions for every NFC South team ahead of the 2022 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 8 days ago

Bold predictions for every NFL team in 2022 — NFC North

Three bold predictions for every NFC North team ahead of the 2022 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 9 days ago

Bold predictions for every NFL team in 2022 — NFC East

PFF's Sam Monson releases three bold predictions for every NFL team that resides in the NFC East.

by Sam Monson 10 days ago

Bold predictions for every NFL team in 2022 — AFC West

PFF's Sam Monson releases his bold predictions for the teams that represent the AFC West.

by Sam Monson 13 days ago

Bold predictions for every NFL team in 2022 — AFC South

Diving into bold predictions for all AFC South teams ahead of the 2022 NFL season, including thoughts on Matt Ryan and Travis Etienne.

by Sam Monson 14 days ago

Bold predictions for every NFL team in 2022 — AFC North

Diving into bold predictions for all AFC North teams ahead of the 2022 NFL season, including thoughts on Joe Mixon and Kenny Pickett.

by Sam Monson 16 days ago

Bold predictions for every NFL team in 2022 — AFC East

Diving into bold predictions for all AFC East teams ahead of the 2022 NFL season, including thoughts on Mac Jones and Zach Wilson.

by Sam Monson 17 days ago

Eight NFL teams with the best blocking environments for their running backs in 2022

It's well known that running backs lean heavily on the blocking in front of them. Here are the NFL's best environments for running backs in 2022.

by Sam Monson 18 days ago

Why Baker Mayfield will win the Carolina Panthers' QB competition over Sam Darnold

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Baker Mayfield has a superior tool set and a superior track record of NFL play than Sam Darnold, and it's only a matter of when, not if, he wins the Carolina Panthers starting quarterback job for the 2022 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 21 days ago

Mythbusting the Lamar Jackson narratives: Why he more than deserves the big-money extension

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Lamar Jackson continues to be one of the most polarizing players in the NFL. Here, we separate fact from fiction.

by Sam Monson 22 days 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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