RB Index, Week 2: Three running backs poised to bounce back
After an underwhelming opening effort from running backs across the NFL, Maurice Jones-Drew spotlights three rushers poised to bounce back in Week 2. And for the first time this season, MJD ranks the top 15 RBs in the league.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 2: Why offensive woes could linger for Packers, Titans
The Packers and Titans struggled offensively in their season-opening losses, but were those issues ominous or a fluke? David Carr weighs in. Plus, he reveals his top 15 offensive player rankings heading into Week 2.
RB Index, Week 1: Predicting 2021's top 10 leading rushers
Can Ezekiel Elliott reclaim his spot at the top of the rushing charts? Will Derrick Henry win his third straight rushing title? Maurice Jones-Drew predicts 2021's top 10 leading rushers ahead of Week 1.
2021 NFL season award predictions: Who'll win MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year?
Who is poised to nab NFL MVP? How about Defensive Player of the Year? And which rookies will take home the hardware? As we head into the 2021 season, NFL.com analysts predict every award winner.
2021 NFL season: Projecting win share leaders on offense, defense
Which players will make the greatest contribution to their team's success? Analytics guru Cynthia Frelund uses her models to project win share leaders for the 2021 NFL season.
2021 NFL season preview: Ranking all eight divisions
Jeffri Chadiha ranks all eight divisions entering the 2021 NFL season. Can any other quartet hang with the ultra-competitive NFC West? Are the AFC North's Browns ready to challenge the AFC West's Chiefs for conference supremacy?
Top 10 players of the 2017 draft class entering the 2021 NFL season
The 2017 NFL Draft class is absolutely loaded with talent, but only one player can be crowned the best of the bunch. Who holds that coveted spot in Brian Baldinger's list of the top 10 players of the 2017 class heading into 2021?
Top 10 red-zone threats entering 2021 NFL season
Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams both sizzle inside the opposition's 20-yard line, but which player lands atop Steve Smith Sr.'s list of the top 10 red-zone threats heading into the 2021 season?
Alvin Kamara ready to help keep Saints rolling post-Drew Brees
Can do-everything running back Alvin Kamara keep the Saints on track in a post-Drew Brees world? Jim Trotter checks in on an underrated offensive star's exceptional career trajectory.
Former Falcons RB Devonta Freeman signs one-year deal with Saints
The New Orleans Saints added to their already crowded backfield Saturday, signing back with seven years of experience, including six in the NFC South.
NFL's highlight-reel players: The 32 most thrilling talents of today ... and tomorrow
With the 2021 NFL season right around the corner, Nick Shook decided to take a step back and put together a list of the league's greatest highlight makers. Check out the 32 most thrilling talents of today ... and tomorrow.
2021 NFL season: Top 10 offensive-defensive duos
Is there any better combination of offensive and defensive stars than the Packers' pair of Aaron Rodgers and Jaire Alexander? Gil Brandt ranks the top 10 offensive-defensive duos heading into 2021.
Best NFL running backs heading into 2021 season? Analysts reveal gold, silver, bronze picks
In honor of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, we're highlighting the best of the best across the NFL. Who are the top three running backs heading into the 2021 season? Check out the gold, silver and bronze medalists at the position, according to the voting of our 25-analyst panel.
NFC South training camp preview: Saints' QB battle looms; will Kyle Pitts boost Falcons' attack?
Will Jameis Winston or Taysom Hill take over for Drew Brees in New Orleans? How excited is Matt Ryan to throw to Kyle Pitts in Atlanta? Jelani Scott provides a training camp preview for the NFC South, with position battles and key players to watch across all four rosters.
2021 NFL season: Ranking the most versatile players in the league
Can Jeremy Chinn really play "wherever"? Is Alvin Kamara as big a threat through the air as he is on the ground? Gil Brandt ranks the 11 most versatile players in the NFL in 2021.
2021 NFL season: Predicting each NFC team's MVP
Will CeeDee Lamb take a massive leap in his second season? Is Tom Brady set to defy Father Time yet again? Can George Kittle bounce back from injury in a big way? Dan Hanzus predicts each NFC team's MVP for the 2021 season.
Ranking all 32 RB1s heading into 2021: Ezekiel Elliott just misses top five
Maurice Jones-Drew ranks all 32 RB1s heading into the 2021 NFL season. Ezekiel Elliott lands just outside of the top five while a few second-year backs are knocking on the door of the top 10. Check out MJD's full pecking order.
Saints' Alvin Kamara appointed as NASCAR's first Growth and Engagement Advisor
All-Pro running back Alvin Kamara announced on Sunday that he has partnered with NASCAR and will serve in a pivotal role for the organization moving forward.
Madden NFL 22 cover: Who SHOULD get spotlight? Aaron Donald, Alvin Kamara among 9 players I'd pick
It appears the Madden NFL 22 cover will be revealed on Thursday. So ... who SHOULD receive one of the brightest spotlights in football? Considering marketability, domination and sizzle, Adam Schein ranks his top nine candidates.
The best NFL team money can buy! Building the ultimate 53-man roster under the 2021 salary cap
What is the best possible team money could buy in 2021? NFL Media researcher Anthony Holzman-Escareno builds the ultimate 53-man roster while remaining under this year's $182.5 million salary cap.
Top five RB tandems in the NFL; plus, Ravens' new plan for Lamar Jackson
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks breaks down a game-changing shift in Baltimore's offensive approach. Plus, he ranks the top five RB tandems in the NFL.
State of the 2021 New Orleans Saints: How will Sean Payton navigate life after Drew Brees?
What will the Saints look like without Drew Brees? How will Sean Payton navigate the 2021 season without his gridiron soulmate? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise, highlighting the most significant players, games and question marks.
Next Gen Stats' 10 most explosive runners of 2020: Kyler Murray, Lamar Jackson atop rankings
Nick Shook ranks the 10 most explosive runners of 2020 using Next Gen Stats. NFL rushing king Derrick Henry is highly ranked, but quarterbacks occupy the top two spots on the list.
NFC South projected starters: Falcons' offense loaded; Panthers any better at QB?
The Falcons look unstoppable -- provided they keep Julio Jones. Can Sam Darnold elevate the Panthers' offense? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC South.
Alvin Kamara finds a crease for physical fly-sweep TD
New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara finds a crease for a physical fly-sweep touchdown.
Players who will shine in Week 1 | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights players who will shine in Week 1.
Completion probability explained | Next Gen Stats
Next Gen Stats and AWS are going beyond the traditional box score when it comes to evaluating the passing game. Completion Probability leverages player-tracking data and machine-learning to answer the question: what are the chances a pass will be completed based on the many unique factors of the play?
Frelund's top boom-or-bust candidates in '21 | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund's top boom-or-bust candidates in '21.
Alvin Kamara reacts to Week 1 opener vs. Packers moving to Jacksonville
New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara reacts to Week 1 opener vs. Packers moving to Jacksonville.
Projected Top 5 non-QB offensive win shares | Game Theory
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund: Projected Top 5 non-QB offensive win shares| Game Theory
Mike Rob's Top 5 RBs for Week 1 of 2021
NFL Network's Mike Rob's shares his top 5 RBs for Week 1 of 2021.
Everything you need to know about the 2021 NFL season
All the key trades, transactions, news and information you'll need to get up to speed for the 2021 season.
Marcas Grant's Top 5 fantasy RBs for 2021
NFL Network's Marcas Grant shares his top 5 fantasy running backs for 2021.
'Top 100 Players of 2021': Alvin Kamara | No. 14
New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara has been voted as the No. 14 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2021" rankings.
Marcas Grant's Top 5 fantasy running backs for '21
NFL Network's Marcas Grant's Top 5 fantasy running backs for 2021.
Alvin Kamara looks forward to new-look 2021 Saints
New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara looks forward to new-look 2021 Saints.
Top 5 Fantasy Running Backs
Marcas Grant counts down his top 5 fantasy football running backs for the 2021 NFL season.
McGinest: Alvin Kamara 'basically disappears' when Taysom Hill plays QB
The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses expectations for the New Orleans Saints offense.
Deuce McAllister: One Saint who must play at an 'MVP-caliber' level in 2021
Former RB and radio analyst Deuce McAllister joins "NFL Now" to discuss all things New Orleans Saints including Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara.
Awarding medals to NFL's Top RBs | 'NFL Total Access'
The "NFL Total Access" crew awards medals to the NFL's best running backs entering the 2021 season.
Top 10 fantasy running backs for 2021
Adam Rank reveals his top 10 fantasy running backs for the 2021 NFL season. Find out which backs Rank says are must-have if you want to win a championship in 2021, and if someone other than Christian McCaffrey deserves to be at the No. 1 spot.
MJD's Top 5 RBs entering 2021 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Maurice Jones-Drew shares his top five running backs entering the 2021 NFL season.
NFL figures we'd like to see on 'Madden NFL 22' cover | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights NFL figures they would like to see on the "Madden NFL 22" cover.
LaDainian Tomlinson's Top 5 RBs entering 2021
NFL Network's LaDainian Tomlinson's Top 5 running backs entering 2021.
McCaffrey vs. Kamara: Which NFC South RB will have bigger workload in '21?
The "Good Morning Football" crew compares NFC South RBs Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara.
Top 5 candidates to finish as fantasy RB1 in 2021
Marcas Grant counts down his top 5 running backs who could finish 2021 as the top scoring RB.
'NFL Fantasy Live' crew's way-too-early 2021 fantasy mock draft
The "NFL Fantasy Live" crew shares their way-too-early 2021 fantasy mock draft.
Every team's best play from a RB | 2020 NFL season
Relive the top moments from every team's top running back play from the 2020 NFL season.