Safety group seems set ahead of camp

There are a handful of positions on the 49ers’ roster with massive question marks going into the year. Safety is not one of those positions. While there are some kinks to iron out with starting jobs and whether defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans might deploy a third safety, it’s not a chore to discern which players […]

Dak Prescott working with teammates in Miami

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is in South Florida and surely having a good time with teammates. But it’s not all play and no work. Prescott posted a photo on social media after a workout with teammates at the University of Miami. Tight ends Sean McKeon and Dalton Schultz, rookie receiver Jalen Tolbert and new No. […]

Top highlights from Micah Parsons’ rookie season

Usually, if you want to land one of the most dominant players in a particular draft class, you have to trade up. In the first round of the 2021 NFL draft, the Dallas Cowboys managed to pull off the exception to the rule, moving down two spots and still managing to snag do-it-all linebacker Micah […]

Packers view CB Eric Stokes as ‘budding star’ entering second season

The terrific rookie season of first-round pick Eric Stokes has the Green Bay Packers setting sky-high expectations for the second-year cornerback entering the 2022 season. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Packers view Stokes as a “budding star” who is “primed for a big year” entering his second season. Stokes, the 29th overall […]

Markus Golden’s contract one of best in NFL, per PFF

Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden led the team in sacks last season with 11 sacks. He did so on a bargain of a deal when he signed last offseason. His deal is considered among the best in the NFL. Pro Football Focus ranked the 32 best contracts in the league. Golden’s ranked 15th. His […]

Ravens QB coach James Urban shares what he’s seen from QB Brett Hundley

The Baltimore Ravens have their star quarterback in fifth-year signal caller Lamar Jackson. He has established himself as one of the best at his position throughout the entire NFL, but in a sport where injuries are so prevalent, having depth behind stars is as important as ever. When speaking to the media after one of […]

One rookie from each NFL team who will surprise in 2022

Every team expects a lot out of their top picks in the NFL draft, but they won’t be the only rookies who contribute in Year 1. There will be first-year players who emerge as valuable starters or key role players at some point this season. It’s just difficult to predict which rookies will be the […]

Bengals go away from Jonah Williams in PFF 2019 redraft

Some say it takes three years to truly get a grasp of how good a team’s draft class actually turns out to be. By then, players should start to have a sense of what they’re going to be in their career, for the most part. One way some folks like to characterize those classes, particularly […]

Predicting the Longhorns future NFL draft prospects

Despite recent struggles in the NFL Draft, the Texas Longhorns have quite a few players capable of finding a roster spot in the NFL. At linebacker, DeMarvion Overshown figures to be a player NFL scouts will keep an eye on. A move to the edge could help Overshown play to his strengths as an open […]

Matchups to watch in the trenches in 2022 ‘NFL Total Access’

NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger and Gerald McCoy examine some matchups to watch in the trenches in the 2022 NFL season, including Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle La’el Collins against Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt, Dallas Cowboys offensive guard Zack Martin against Philadelphia Eagles rookie defensive tackle Jordan Davis, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive tackle Tristan Wirfs […]

It’s safety first for rehabbing Derwin James at practice but not for a new contract

Chargers safety Derwin James Jr. carries the ball during practice. He is currently playing on the final year of his rookie contract. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press) The Chargers paused their football business Wednesday with the conclusion of their two-day mandatory minicamp. Yet, the business of football will continue for the team with the […]

How Jeremiah Attaochu’s release impacts Bears’ salary cap in 2022

The Chicago Bears have released defensive end Jeremiah Attaochu, who becomes the latest salary cap casualty of the offseason for new general manager Ryan Poles. Attaochu signed a two-year deal with Chicago last offseason. He appeared in just five games — totaling two tackles — before suffering a torn pectoral muscle in Week 5 against […]