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Steve Palazzolo

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NFL quarterback kryptonite: The biggest weaknesses for all 32 of the 2020 starting QBs

Despite what we've seen so far this season from Russell Wilson, no NFL quarterback is perfect (though Wilson has looked pretty close to it). Everyone has a weakness or a problem area -- and plenty have more than one.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

NFL Week 3 QB Review: Mahomes on fire, Lamar not as bad as it looked, Rodgers and Wilson off to a historically good start

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Jared Goff rides the play-action game to success, Carson Wentz looks like 2015 Andrew Luck, Nick Foles saves the day. Here are Steve Palazzolo's QB takeaways from Week 3 of the NFL season.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

NFL Week 3 PFF ReFocused: San Francisco 49ers 36, New York Giants 9

The injury-ravaged San Francisco 49ers had little issue dispatching the New York Giants behind 343 passing yards by Nick Mullens and a trio of rushing scores.

NFL Week 2 QB Review: Josh Allen's breakout, Drew Brees' decline, Carson Wentz's concerning step back

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Josh Allen looks like he's on the way to a breakout year, Drew Brees is showing signs of rapid decline and Carson Wentz is starting to become a problem in Philadelphia. Here are Steve Palazzolo's QB takeaways from Week 2 of the NFL season.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

NFL Week 2 PFF ReFocused: Dallas Cowboys 40, Atlanta Falcons 39

In what could be one of the wildest games of the 2020 NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys erased a 29-10 halftime deficit to stun the Atlanta Falcons and earn their first win of the year.

Week 1 QB Review: Aaron Rodgers is back and Russell Wilson is cooking, but don't give up on Tom Brady

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Aaron Rodgers is back to form, Josh Allen showed promise, Tom Brady and Bruce Arians are still working out the kinks and Cam Newton continues to evolve. Here are Steve Palazzolo's QB takeaways from Week 1 of the NFL season.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

NFL Week 1 PFF ReFocused: Jacksonville Jaguars 27, Indianapolis Colts 20

The Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars entered the season with a completely different set of expectations, but you wouldn’t have known it by the end of this game as the Jaguars came away with the 27-20 victory.

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks vastly improved their secondary after trading for Jamal Adams. Now, they'll hope the stiff price they paid leads to immediate success in 2020.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: San Francisco 49ers

After making it all the way to the Super Bowl last season, the San Francisco 49ers and their young nucleus have lofty expectations to meet in 2020.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview: Los Angeles Rams

The Los Angeles Rams could be in line for a bounce-back season in 2020, but they'll need improvement from their offensive line.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Arizona Cardinals

Quarterback Kyler Murray will have one of the best receivers in the NFL in DeAndre Hopkins at his disposal in 2020.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tom Brady leads a stacked Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense in 2020 with the hope of winning another Super Bowl.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons' offensive line was one of their most glaring weaknesses in 2019, and they'll need improvement in that area to be competitive with the NFC's best teams.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints enter the 2020 NFL season with one of the most well-rounded rosters in the league.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers used all of their 2020 NFL Draft picks on defensive players in the hopes of revamping the unit for this year and beyond.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Los Angeles Chargers

The offensive line is a perennial problem, as is the interior defensive line, but the Los Angeles Chargers have a roster that is going to be competitive every week and could do some damage in the AFC West with good quarterback play.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Denver Broncos

Denver's 2020 season will be all about the development of Drew Lock and his playmakers, combined with Vic Fangio putting his stamp on the defense. If it all comes together, the Broncos will surprise in 2020.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Kansas City Chiefs

The reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs enter 2020 with plenty of solid units on offense and defense.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

2020 NFL Team Preview Series: Las Vegas Raiders

The Jon Gruden era is set to enter a pivotal season, as Year 3 must show signs of improvement. The overhauled roster looks solid across the board, but like most teams, success will be determined through the air.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago

NFL backfield rankings: All 32 running back units entering the 2020 NFL season

PFF unveils its 32-team NFL backfield rankings for the 2020 NFL season.

by Steve Palazzolo 3 years ago
Bio

Steve joined PFF in 2011 and he has covered the NFL, the NFL draft and college football during that time. He is co-host of the PFF NFL Podcast and the PFF NFL Daily.

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