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Sam Monson

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Running Back Rankings: The 32 best RBs entering the 2021 NFL season

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick comes in at No. 1 in PFF's 2021 NFL running back rankings.

by Sam Monson 11 days ago

Monson: Last season was a letdown, but could Teddy Bridgewater be viable for Denver in 2021?

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Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater isn’t as bad as he looked last season and could be the type of facilitator the team's loaded offense needs to take the next step in 2021.

by Sam Monson 12 days ago

Monson: Browns' Myles Garrett will be a favorite for 2021 Defensive Player of the Year Award if he can stay healthy for a full season

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If 2021 is the year he joins all of the dots over a 17-game schedule, Myles Garrett is one of the few players with the potential to take the Defensive Player of the Year honors away from Los Angeles Rams star Aaron Donald.

by Sam Monson 15 days ago

Wide receivers primed for bigger roles in 2021: Deebo Samuel, Allen Lazard, Antonio Brown and more

San Francisco 49ers wideout Deebo Samuel joins Super Bowl 55 champion Antonio Brown on PFF's list of wide receivers who appear set for bigger roles in 2021.

by Sam Monson 16 days ago

PFF NFL Podcast: Andrew Whitworth thinks Matthew Stafford can raise the level of the Los Angeles Rams' offense with experience

Los Angeles Rams offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth stops by the PFF NFL Podcast to discuss Matthew Stafford's potential to elevate the team's offense during the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 18 days ago

Monson: Why Daniel Jones is suddenly underrated

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New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones quietly played some very good football last season and enters the 2021 NFL season as an underrated quarterback with a chance to take the next step.

by Sam Monson 18 days ago

Monson: WR Henry Ruggs III can provide a spark for the Las Vegas Raiders offense in Year 2

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Year 1 was ugly, but Henry Ruggs III can still be a big-time threat for the Las Vegas Raiders in 2021.

by Sam Monson 22 days ago Las Vegas Raiders

Jaire Alexander, Corey Davis and more regression candidates for the 2021 NFL season

Jaire Alexander, Corey Davis and Wyatt Teller fall on PFF's list of regression candidates for the 2021 NFL season.

by Sam Monson 24 days ago

Five NFL teams with an Achilles' heel that could derail their 2021 season

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, wide receiver Davante Adams and cornerback Jaire Alexander all showed out for the Green Bay Packers in 2020, but that could signal regression for 2021.

by Sam Monson 25 days ago

The Power Shift in the NFC North: Who controls the division if the Green Bay Packers lose Aaron Rodgers for 2021?

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A Rodgers-less NFC North in 2021 likely becomes a two-horse race between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears, two NFL franchises that have made major changes this offseason.

by Sam Monson 26 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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