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Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Micah Parsons and Odafe Oweh were among the standouts in Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 22 hours ago

NFL Week 13 Game Recap: Seattle Seahawks 30, San Francisco 49ers 23

The Seattle Seahawks prevailed over the San Francisco 49ers in an NFC West thriller, notching their fourth win of the 2021 NFL season.

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 12 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Jaelan Phillips and Greg Newsome II were among the standouts in Week 12 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 7 days ago

NFL Week 12 Defense Rankings

The New England Patriots are the biggest risers in the 2021 PFF defense rankings, soaring 17 places into the No. 3 spot.

by Sam Monson 13 days ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 11 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Penei Sewell and Micah Parsons were among the standouts in Week 11 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 14 days ago

NFL Week 11 Offense Rankings

The Dallas Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lead the way among NFL offenses through Week 10 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 20 days ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 10 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Micah Parsons, Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith were among the standouts in Week 10 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 21 days ago

NFL Week 10 Offensive Line Rankings

The Dallas Cowboys retain their spot atop the offensive line rankings, and the Kansas City Chiefs move all the way up to No. 2 after a strong first half of the 2021 NFL season despite the offense's struggles.

by Sam Monson 27 days ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 9 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Kwity Paye, DeVonta Smith and Rashawn Slater were among the standouts in Week 9 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 28 days ago

PFF’s 2021 NFL Midseason All-Pro Team

Through eight weeks of the 2021 NFL season, PFF's midseason All-Pro team is headlined by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Cleveland Browns edge defender Myles Garrett.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Gregory Rousseau, Rashawn Slater and Mac Jones were among the standouts in Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

NFL Week 8 Defense Rankings

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The Buffalo Bills move up four places and into the No. 1 spot in the latest iteration of 2021 defensive rankings thanks to a stifling unit that ranks first in keeping opponents from putting up points.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 7 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Ja'Marr Chase and Jaylen Waddle were among the standouts in Week 7 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

As Baker Mayfield deals with shoulder injury, can the Browns keep winning with Case Keenum at QB?

Baker Mayfield's shoulder injury is more serious than initially thought, and while he could opt to tough it out, the Cleveland Browns could very well succeed with backup Case Keenum at the helm.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago Cleveland Browns

NFL Week 7 Offense Rankings

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The Dallas Cowboys and the Kansas City Chiefs lead the way among NFL offenses through Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Mac Jones, Zaven Collins and Kadarius Toney were among the standouts in Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

NFL Week 6 Offensive Line Rankings

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The Cleveland Browns fall from the top spot, and the Indianapolis Colts tumble more than 20 spots in PFF's latest offensive line rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

Grading all 32 first-round picks after Week 5 of the 2021 NFL season

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Rookie first-rounders Kyle Pitts, Alijah Vera-Tucker and Kadarius Toney were among the standouts in Week 5 of the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

Monson: Can the Seattle Seahawks still make the NFL playoffs after Russell Wilson's injury in loss to Rams?

Russell Wilson’s finger wasn’t the only casualty of the Seattle Seahawks' defeat to the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night — their playoff aspirations took a real beating as well.

by Sam Monson 2 months ago

PFF's NFL First-Quarter All-Pro Team

Through four weeks of the 2021 NFL season, PFF's first- and second-team All-Pro players are headlined by the ageless wonder Tom Brady.

by Sam Monson 2 months ago
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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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