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Sam Monson

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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 1 month 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 1 month 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

Monson: 2022 NFL Draft Wide Receiver Rankings

Ranking the top 10 wide receivers in the 2022 NFL Draft class, along with a favorite mid-round option and sleeper.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

2022 NFL Mock Draft: How first round would play out according to fan-favorite picks in PFF's Mock Draft Simulator

Simulating the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft based on the most popular picks in PFF's Mock Draft Simulator.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft: Risers and fallers according to PFF's Mock Draft Simulator

Cornerback Ahmad Gardner and interior defender Jordan Davis headline the risers in average draft position according to PFF's Mock Draft Simulator.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

Monson: Ranking the top six quarterbacks in the 2022 NFL Draft

PFF's Sam Monson ranks his top quarterback prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft, including Liberty's Malik Willis and Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

The perfect first round for every team with multiple first-round picks in the 2022 NFL Draft

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Seven teams have multiple first-round picks in the 2022 NFL Draft, giving franchises across the league the opportunity to acquire future NFL talent. Here are the ideal first-round selections for the Lions, Eagles, Jets and more.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

The most underrated players in the 2022 NFL Draft: Kenneth Walker III, George Karlaftis and more

The 2022 NFL Draft class is top-loaded with excellent players who will become household names for years to come. What many don't know, though, is that there is a large amount of lesser-known talent that will fly under the radar.

by Sam Monson 1 month ago

Grading the 2022 NFL draft class by position

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PFF brings you the in-depth grades of the 2022 NFL Draft Class by positions.

by Sam Monson 2 months ago

2022 NFL Draft: Which rookie quarterbacks can start Day 1?

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Projecting whether any of the top quarterbacks in the 2022 NFL Draft, including Liberty's Malik Willis, can start right away in the NFL.

by Sam Monson 2 months ago

2022 NFL Draft: Perfect fits for teams that did not spend big in free agency

Some NFL teams haven't addressed their biggest needs in free agency. Here are five franchises that can maximize their draft capital instead to select prospects who would help solve some of those issues.

by Sam Monson 2 months ago

2022 NFL Draft: How early should a team draft Jordan Davis?

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Georgia interior defender Jordan Davis has climbed 2022 NFL Draft boards after an inhuman NFL Scouting Combine performance, but is he worth a first-round pick?

by Sam Monson 2 months ago

Monson: The move for QB Matt Ryan was the best the Indianapolis Colts could do, but they're still looking up at the AFC contenders

The Colts did what they could do to upgrade at quarterback. And, given the previous moves made, one can argue they made the best of a bad situation. However, it likely still leaves them short of true contender status in a conference that is now swimming with them.

by Sam Monson 2 months ago Indianapolis Colts

2022 NFL free agency grades for all 16 NFC teams

Grading each NFC team's 2022 NFL free agency performance, including a Tampa Bay Buccaneers class featuring plenty of key re-signings.

by Sam Monson 2 months ago

Monson: What the Davante Adams trade means for the Las Vegas Raiders and Green Bay Packers moving forward

In a move that has major ramifications for the entire NFL, the Green Bay Packers have traded star wide receiver Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders.

by Sam Monson 2 months ago

Landing spots for Dallas Cowboys RT La'el Collins: Denver Broncos, Cincinnati Bengals and more

With Dallas Cowboys right tackle La'El Collins reportedly on the trade block, here are six NFL teams that should be lining up to trade for his services.

by Sam Monson 2 months 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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