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Sam Monson

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Monson: Why it is still too soon to anoint QB Sam Darnold as the Carolina Panthers' savior

Sam Darnold has now racked up 888 passing yards across three games and has looked like a different player since Carolina traded for him -- and picked up his fifth-year option -- this offseason. But how much of this reclamation project is for real, and how much is an illusion?

by Sam Monson 21 hours ago

NFL Week 3 Offense Rankings

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The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers unsurprisingly lead the way among NFL offenses through Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 3 days ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season

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After only two weeks, NFL rookies from the 2021 class are starting to rise to the top. First-year stars Micah Parsons, Joe Tryon-Shoyinka and Odafe Oweh are among those already making names for themselves.

by Sam Monson 4 days ago

NFL Week 2 Game Recap: Green Bay Packers 35, Detroit Lions 17

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers and running back Aaron Jones impressed in the Green Bay Packers' 35-17 win over the Detroit Lions Monday night.

NFL Week 2 Game Recap: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48, Atlanta Falcons 25

This Week 2 game proved how crazy the swings can be in the NFL, as the Atlanta Falcons were making this a close game early in the fourth quarter before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were finally able to pull away with a 48-25 win.

Did QBs Daniel Jones and Taylor Heinicke show enough Thursday night to suggest they are the future of their NFL franchises?

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Quarterbacks Daniel Jones and Taylor Heinicke are auditioning to prove they can be the long-term answer for the New York Giants and Washington Football Team despite vastly different backgrounds.

by Sam Monson 7 days ago

NFL Week 1 Offensive Line Rankings

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The Cleveland Browns couldn't hold on against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 1, but their offensive line remained a strong point of the team.

by Sam Monson 10 days ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season

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Week 1 of the 2021 NFL regular season is in the books, so it’s time to check in on how the top rookies for each team fared.

by Sam Monson 11 days ago

NFL Week 1 Game Recap: Cincinnati Bengals 27, Minnesota Vikings 24

While the Minnesota Vikings forced overtime with a late field goal, quarterback Joe Burrow was triumphant in his return from a serious knee injury as the Bengals hung on for a 27-24 win in Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season.

Cowboys' trust in Dak Prescott is a promising sign despite Thursday Night Football defeat

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Dak Prescott made his long-awaited return from a gruesome ankle injury, and the Dallas Cowboys clearly trusted him to put the team on his back.

by Sam Monson 14 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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