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Jim Brown dies at 87: Browns Hall of Famer, movie star and civil rights icon lived extraordinary life
May 19, 2023
Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown, the unstoppable running back who retired at the peak of his brilliant career to become a movie star and civil rights icon, has died at age 87. Marc Sessler remembers an extraordinary life.
Biggest remaining offseason priority for each NFC team: Could trade winds blow for QBs?
May 17, 2023
Which big-name players should be on the trade block? How will Frank Reich and Bryce Young mesh in Carolina? Marc Sessler examines the biggest remaining offseason priority for each NFC team ahead of the 2023 NFL season.
NFL QB Index: Who headlines a way-too-early list of MVP candidates under center? Check out my top 10!
May 12, 2023
The free agency frenzy's in the rearview mirror, the draft is in the books -- and the schedule is out. So ... would 2023 award prognostication feel premature? No chance! Marc Sessler provides his Way Too Early Top 10 QB Candidates For MVP?
NFL trade grades: Weighing deals for No. 1 pick, Jalen Ramsey, Brandin Cooks and more
Mar 22, 2023
Just how much did the Bears help themselves in a pre-draft swap that netted a package of picks and D.J. Moore? Can Jalen Ramsey boost the Dolphins' chances in the AFC? Marc Sessler grades the most notable NFL trades of 2023 so far.
2023 NFL offseason quarterback market preview: Which teams are in need? Who could be available?
Jan 18, 2023
Which NFL teams are in need of a quarterback? Which big-name signal-callers could be on the move in the coming months? And what's going on with one of the game's most electrifying players? Marc Sessler previews the 2023 offseason QB market.
NFL QB Index: Ranking all 32 teams' primary starting quarterbacks at the end of the 2022 regular season
Jan 12, 2023
With the 2022 NFL regular season in the books, Marc Sessler ranks the starting quarterbacks for all 32 teams. Where do breakout studs like Brock Purdy, Trevor Lawrence and Jalen Hurts slot in?
NFL QB Index, Week 18: Tom Brady rises to No. 7; Jared Goff cracks top 10 for first time this season
Jan 06, 2023
How high does Tom Brady climb in Marc Sessler's QB1 rankings after last week's big performance? Plus, Jared Goff hits the top 10 for the first time this season. See the full pecking order, 1-32, heading into Week 18.
NFL QB Index, Week 17: Kirk Cousins back in top 10; Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold trending up
Dec 28, 2022
Can anyone stop the Kirk Cousins-Justin Jefferson connection in crunch time? Are Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold in a good place again? See the complete Week 17 pecking order, 1-32, in this edition of the QB Index.
NFL QB Index, Week 15: San Francisco 49ers rookie Brock Purdy soars into top half of rankings
Dec 14, 2022
Entering the final quarter of the regular season, Marc Sessler updates his quarterback rankings. Where does 49ers rookie Brock Purdy slot in after beating Tom Brady in his first NFL start? Check out the full pecking order, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 14: Joe Burrow knocking on door of top three; Tom Brady doing Tom Brady things
Dec 07, 2022
After Joe Burrow's third straight win over Patrick Mahomes, where does Marc Sessler slot the Bengals star in his updated quarterback rankings? See the complete Week 14 pecking order, 1-32, in this edition of the QB Index.
NFL QB Index, Week 13: Dak Prescott earns highest ranking of 2022; new low for Russell Wilson
Nov 30, 2022
Cowboys star Dak Prescott has reached a new high in Marc Sessler's quarterback rankings. Has struggling Broncos signal-caller Russell Wilson hit bottom? See the complete Week 13 pecking order, 1-32, in this edition of the QB Index.
NFL QB Index, Week 12: Jalen Hurts leapfrogs Josh Allen; Kirk Cousins slides
Nov 23, 2022
Jalen Hurts is climbing toward the top spot in Marc Sessler's QB1 rankings after leading a comeback victory over the Colts. How far does Kirk Cousins tumble after a disastrous outing against the Cowboys? See the complete pecking order entering Week 12, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 11: Tua Tagovailoa hits top five, while Justin Fields keeps flying up the rankings
Nov 16, 2022
Red-hot Tua Tagovailoa is trending toward the top of Marc Sessler's QB1 rankings entering Week 11, while the explosive Justin Fields continues to fly up the board. See the full quarterback pecking order, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 8: Patrick Mahomes back in the No. 1 spot; Daniel Jones climbing toward top 10
Oct 26, 2022
Heading into Week 8 of the 2022 NFL season, there's a change at the very top of Marc Sessler's QB1 rankings. Meanwhile, Daniel Jones soars to great heights as Aaron Rodgers plummets to new lows. See the full pecking order, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 7: HAIKU EDITION! Josh Allen reclaims No. 1 spot; Aaron Rodgers' slide continues
Oct 19, 2022
Fresh off their showdown in Kansas City, Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes remain at the top of Marc Sessler's QB1 rankings entering Week 7, but who's No. 1? See the full pecking order, 1-32 -- along with a haiku for each passer!
NFL QB Index, Week 4: Jalen Hurts, Lamar Jackson coming for No. 1 spot; Russell Wilson tumbles
Sep 28, 2022
There is major upheaval in Marc Sessler's QB1 rankings heading into Week 4, including a new player at the No. 2 spot. Who else is closing in on Josh Allen at No. 1? Which veteran passers are sliding down the board? See the full pecking order, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 2: Josh Allen claims the No. 1 spot, but Patrick Mahomes is hot on his heels
Sep 14, 2022
After the opening week of the 2022 NFL season, Marc Sessler has a new name at the top of his QB Index rankings. Is it Josh Allen or Patrick Mahomes? Check out the updated quarterback pecking order, 1 through 32.
Giants' Kadarius Toney among wide receivers poised for Year 2 breakout in 2022
Aug 03, 2022
Which wide receivers from the 2021 NFL Draft class will break through in 2022? Marc Sessler identifies five pass-catchers poised to reach new heights in Year 2, including budding stars from the Giants and Jets.
NFL trade grades: Assessing relocations of Deshaun Watson, Russell Wilson, Davante Adams, Tyreek Hill
Mar 24, 2022
The new league year has delivered a rash of trades across the NFL, with blockbusters that include Deshaun Watson, Russell Wilson, Davante Adams and Tyreek Hill. Marc Sessler provides grades on the most notable deals thus far.
Ten NFL players/coaches I want to see win a Super Bowl ASAP
Feb 11, 2022
As the Rams and Bengals prepare to take the stage Sunday in Super Bowl LVI, there are 10 other NFL individuals whom Marc Sessler wants to see hoist the Lombardi Trophy, including three men who've experienced the pain of losing the biggest game.
Super Bowl LVI: Ranking the five matchups I'd most like to see at SoFi Stadium in February
Jan 11, 2022
As we head into the NFL playoffs, Marc Sessler ranks the five potential Super Bowl LVI matchups he'd most like to see. Tom Brady's Buccaneers vs. Bill Belichick's Patriots? Yeah, that makes the list, but it isn't No. 1 ...
NFL Week 18 underdogs: More trouble for Patriots in Miami? Will 49ers earn final NFC playoff spot?
Jan 07, 2022
Marc Sessler spotlights five underdogs who can knock off favorites in the final week of the 2021 regular season. Will the 49ers take their sixth straight vs. the Rams to earn the NFC's last playoff spot?
NFL Week 17 underdogs: Bengals end Chiefs' streak; Cardinals get right vs. Cowboys
Dec 30, 2021
Will the Cardinals end their three-game skid Sunday against the raging Cowboys? Can the Bengals knock off the AFC-leading Chiefs at home? Marc Sessler spotlights three underdogs who could surprise in Week 17.
NFL Week 9 underdogs: Will the Browns bounce back against the Bengals? Can the Jets win two in a row?
Nov 03, 2021
Will the Browns earn a much-needed victory in the Battle of Ohio? Can the Jets pull off a huge upset for the second week in a row? Marc Sessler makes the case for four underdogs in Week 9.
NFL Week 6 underdogs: Will the real Washington D please stand up? Can Jalen Hurts match Tom Brady?
Oct 13, 2021
Will the Washington Football Team's defense finally show up? Can Jalen Hurts pass his most difficult test yet? Are Bill Belichick's Patriots suddenly ... just another team? Marc Sessler spotlights six underdogs to follow in Week 6 of the NFL season.
NFL Week 1 underdogs: Ben Roethlisberger, Lions, Andy Dalton among 10 to track
Sep 08, 2021
Can an aging Big Ben rekindle old form to out-sling Josh Allen? Does Cleveland's new-look defense have what it takes to stop Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs? Marc Sessler identifies 10 underdogs to track in Week 1 of the 2021 regular season.
NFC Roster Reset: Conference hierarchy heading into 2021 NFL Draft
Apr 16, 2021
After three months of firings and hirings, cuts and signings, Marc Sessler breaks down the NFC hierarchy heading into the 2021 NFL Draft. Did anyone gain ground on the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers? Which teams are a work in progress?
Five things I want to happen in this NFL offseason: Russell Wilson to Chicago! Patriots draft stunner!
Mar 10, 2021
Russell Wilson to the Bears? A draft stunner from the Patriots? With free agency right around the corner and the 2021 NFL Draft coming down the pike in short order, Marc Sessler would like to see five things this offseason.
NFL Hot or Not: Titans, Ravens in bloom; Jets fans feel sense of doom
Dec 22, 2020
What's hot? The Titans and Ravens rounding into form at just the right time. What's not? The Jets potentially losing by finally winning. Marc Sessler provides his unique interpretation of recent developments across the NFL.