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.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 2: Steelers, Saints soar; Packers, Titans plummet
With Week 1 officially in the books, Dan Hanzus unveils his rankings for all 32 teams heading into Week 2. How high did the Steelers climb? How far did the Packers fall?
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.
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?
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.
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 North training camp preview: Will Justin Fields show out? Will Aaron Rodgers show up?
Will Justin Fields force the Bears to start him? Will Aaron Rodgers force the Packers to trade him? And who DOESN'T have cornerback questions in the NFC North? Tom Blair provides a training camp preview for the division, with position battles and key players to watch across all four rosters.
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.
Which franchise could win first Super Bowl in 2021 NFL season? Bills, Browns Titans top list
The NBA's conference finals are chock-full of new blood. This got Adam Schein thinking about the 12 NFL teams that have never won a Super Bowl. Who has the best chance to hoist that first Lombardi Trophy at the end of the 2021 season? Check out the rankings.
State of the 2021 Minnesota Vikings: Time for Mike Zimmer's crew to strike
Can Mike Zimmer and the Vikings push the Packers for the NFC North title, regardless of Aaron Rodgers' status? Adam Rank takes stock of where Minnesota stands heading toward the 2021 season.
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.
Overreactions to the 2021 NFL schedule: Cowboys' playoff hopes hinge on one game
Which game is already a must-win for Tom Brady? Do we already know the matchup that will determine whether the Cowboys make the playoffs? NFL Research's Brandon Mendoza runs through five overreactions from the 2021 NFL schedule release.
NFC North roster reset: While Packers stay quiet, Bears, Lions and Vikings in flux
Will Andy Dalton upgrade the Bears' offense? Can Jared Goff be more than a bridge for the Lions? Grant Gordon takes stock of the NFC North ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Vikings RB Dalvin Cook not worried about heavy workload hindering 2021
Coming off another productive year, Vikings running back Dalvin Cook isn't concerned about the heavy workload hampering his 2021 season.
RB Index: Final top-10 rankings; who's the next great running back?
Maurice Jones-Drew spotlights one rookie poised to be the league's next great running back. Plus, he reveals his year-end RB rankings.
End-of-season NFL Offensive Player Rankings: Aaron Rodgers lands at No. 1
David Carr identifies three playoff offenses that concern him most heading into the postseason. Plus, he reveals his end-of-season offensive player rankings.
Vikings RB Dalvin Cook won't play Sunday vs. Lions after father's death
Dalvin Cook won't play in the Minnesota Vikings' season finale following the death of his father. Cook returned to Miami after his father, James, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday.
RB Index, Week 17: Six running backs who've earned new contracts
Maurice Jones-Drew lists six running backs who've earned new contracts, including three standouts who own spots in MJD's updated ranking of the NFL's top 10 RBs heading into Week 17.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 17: Six players who need a fresh start in 2021
In the wake of his release, Dwayne Haskins might benefit from a change-of-scenery reset. Who else could use an offseason move? David Carr lists offensive players in need of a fresh start. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in 2020.
RB Index, Week 16: Is Derrick Henry already a Hall of Famer?
Derrick Henry has been one of the most dominant running backs over the last two-plus seasons. Maurice Jones-Drew examines whether the Titans RB is already a Hall of Famer. Plus, updated top-10 RBs rankings.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 16: Offensive All-Rookie Team
With two games left in the regular season, David Carr selects his Offensive All-Rookie Team. Who makes the list? Who's left off? Plus, he updates his top-15 offensive player rankings ahead of Week 16.
Next Gen Stats: Vikings top 3 rushes over expectation | Week 2
Check out the Minnesota Vikings top three rushes over expectation plays from Week 2, according to Next Gen Stats.
Dalvin Cook's best plays from 148-yard game | Week 2
Watch Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook's best plays from 148-yard game during Week 2.
Vikings' offense showed promise in Week 1 | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down some strengths of the Minnesota Vikings offense in Week 1 of the 2021 season.
Dalvin Cook's best plays from 104-yard day | Week 1
Watch Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook's best plays from his 104-yard day in Week 1.
Dalvin Cook's vision, quickness are on full display for TD dash
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook's vision, quickness are on full display for TD dash.
Best QB, RB matchups in Week 1 | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
"NFL Fantasy Live" crew shares the best quarterback, running back matchups to watch in Week 1.
Predicting Week 1's top scorers | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
NFL Network's Patrick Claybon, Cynthia Frelund, Adam Rank and Michael F. Florio predict the top-scoring players in fantasy football for Week 1.
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.
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': Dalvin Cook | No. 20
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook has been voted as the No. 20 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2021" rankings.
Kay Adams' Top 12 fantasy RB rankings for '21
NFL Network's Kay Adams breaks down her Top 12 fantasy RB rankings for the 2021 season.
Dalvin Cook: Lions HC Dan Campbell's interviews 'get me hyped'
Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook discusses 2021 expectations, which team in the NFC North he considers to be his toughest opponent and more.
Marcas Grant's Top 5 fantasy running backs for '21
NFL Network's Marcas Grant's Top 5 fantasy running backs for 2021.
Top 5 Fantasy Running Backs
Marcas Grant counts down his top 5 fantasy football running backs for the 2021 NFL season.
Mike Rob, Marc Ross react to MJD's Top 10 RBs entering 2021
NFL Network's Michael Robinson and Marc Ross react to Maurice Jones-Drew's Top 10 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.
LaDainian Tomlinson's Top 5 RBs entering 2021
NFL Network's LaDainian Tomlinson's Top 5 running backs entering 2021.
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.
Mike Zimmer on Kirk Cousins: He had a terrific year, he's 'our guy'
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and RB Dalvin Cook join "Good Morning Football" to discuss the Vikings' 2020 season, Kirk Cousins and Super Bowl LV.
Top 10 Vikings plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2020 NFL season.