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Top five Defensive Player of the Year candidates so far
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NFL overreactions, Week 4: Time for Cowboys to trade Ezekiel Elliott?
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Lamar Jackson's kryptonite; Aaron Rodgers' resurgence
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Debrief: Forward-thinking moves paying off through Week 3
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NFL Week 2: What I loved, liked and loathed about Sunday
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Colts DL DeForest Buckner striving for sack record, SB return
One of the newest Indianapolis additions, DeForest Buckner believes every defensive lineman should be looking to set the single-season sack record.
Top 100 Players of 2020, Nos. 60-51: Todd Gurley makes list after up-and-down year
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2020 NFL season.
2020 NFL season: Ranking the offseason's top 10 traded players
Will DeAndre Hopkins turn the Cardinals into contenders? Is DeForest Buckner going to be a defensive game-changer for the Colts? Gil Brandt ranks the offseason's top 10 traded players heading into the 2020 NFL season.
Colts DC 'excited' for DeForest Buckner to be 'impact player'
Indianapolis defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus told the team's official website that the decision to trade the No. 13 pick for DeForest Buckner was pretty easy once he dug into the DL's tape.
State of the Franchise: Colts built to win now with Philip Rivers
It seemed luck wasn't on the Colts' side in 2019, but Adam Rank foresees a reversal of fortunes for Indianapolis in 2020. The arrival of Philip Rivers is a big reason for his optimism as he assesses the state of the franchise.
Darius Leonard: DeForest Buckner brings 'dog mentality' to Colts D
The Indianapolis Colts won't hit the field at training camp for another couple weeks but that hasn't stopped linebacker Darius Leonard from theorizing how the addition of DeForest Buckner will transform coordinator Matt Eberflus' group.
49ers first-rounders Javon Kinlaw, Brandon Aiyuk sign rookie contracts
The San Francisco 49ers signed their two first-round picks Friday, inking DT Javon Kinlaw and WR Brandon Aiyuk four-year contract contracts.
Burrow-James, Brady-Mack head top individual matchups of '20
Chris Wesseling highlights the top individual-level matchups on the 2020 NFL schedule -- including the fireworks-producing DeAndre Hopkins-Jalen Ramsey rivalry being ported to the NFC West.
NFL releases complete 2020 regular-season schedule
The 2020 NFL season will kick off with a rematch of one of the most memorable playoff games from last season. The Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs begin their title defense against Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans on Thursday, Sept. 10.
Nick Bosa says 49ers D has to step up without Buckner
Although the 49ers replaced DeForest Buckner with first-round pick Javon Kinlaw, defensive end Nick Bosa says the team will have to step up to fill the void left by Buckner's departure.
AFC South draft grades: Jaguars rock; Colts reload for Rivers
Did the Jaguars set the table for a turnaround? Were the Colts able to give their offense the extra juice it needed? Dan Parr has the 2020 NFL Draft report card for AFC South teams.
49ers decline fifth-year option on DL Solomon Thomas
Solomon Thomas' time in San Francisco isn't guaranteed beyond 2020. The 49ers declined to pick up his fifth-year option, Tom Pelissero reports. Thomas has just six sacks over his first three seasons.
Garoppolo among vets helped by draft; Rodgers among vets hurt
Should Jimmy Garoppolo be thrilled by the Niners' draft haul? Might Aaron Rodgers have reason to be miffed with the Packers? Jeffri Chadiha sorts out who was helped by the 2020 NFL Draft and who was hurt by it.
Five post-draft NFL storylines: QB drama, 49ers' moves, more
With the 2020 NFL Draft in the books, Judy Battista highlights five storylines to track, like the drama around Aaron Rodgers and other QBs and the new faces in Florida, including Tua Tagovailoa and Tom Brady.
NFL Power Rankings: Cowboys get major boost from 2020 Draft
With all 255 picks in the books, how did the 2020 NFL Draft affect the league hierarchy? Dan Hanzus updates his Power Rankings, with movement up and down the board. Whose prospect haul provides the biggest boost?
49ers GM: New Trent Williams deal will 'work itself out'
Trent Williams finally has a new team. Is a new contract next? 49ers general manager John Lynch intimated the plan is for the Pro Bowl left tackle to play out this season before working on an extension.
49ers made moves for the future, but are they better right now?
Jim Trotter examines the San Francisco 49ers' major offseason moves and poses the question: Are Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch in any better shape for 2020 than they were after Super Bowl LIV?
2020 NFL Draft: Day 1 quick-snap grades for all 32 teams
Chad Reuter reveals his quick-snap grades for all 32 teams based on their decisions from Day 1 of the 2020 NFL Draft. Did the Packers make the right call in trading up for Jordan Love?
2020 NFL Draft: Bucky Brooks' pick-by-pick analysis for Round 1
Bucky Brooks breaks down every selection in the 2020 NFL Draft, providing analysis for predictable picks to unexpected trades. Follow along as we update live!
Mic'd Up: DeForest Buckner called Colts' comeback vs. Bengals | Week 6
Indianapolis defensive end DeForest Buckner was mic'd up for the Colts' epic comeback win over the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6.
Buckner on Colts comeback win vs. Bengals: 'Our team was built for games like that'
Indianapolis Colts DT DeForest Buckner joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss the Colts comeback win over the Bengals. the Colts young defense and facing guard Quenton Nelson in practice everyday.
Bengals vs. Colts highlights | Week 6
Watch all of the highlights from the Indianapolis Colts' home win against the visiting Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6 of the 2020 NFL regular season.
DeForest Buckner drops Burrow with dominant sack off swim move
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner dominates with a swim move to pick up a third-down sack on Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow.
Rosenthal: The Browns unit that will lift them to a win vs. Colts
NFL Network's Gregg Rosenthal shares his pick for the Week 5 matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the Cleveland Browns.
Colts' best defensive plays from dominant win | Week 2
Check out the best defensive plays from the Indianapolis Colts' 28-11 victory vs. the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2.
Vikings vs. Colts highlights | Week 2
Check out the highlights from the Week 2 matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the Indianapolis Colts.
Buckner applies pressure to Kirk Cousins to force safety
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner applies pressure to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins to force safety.
'GMFB': Under-the-radar players on new teams in '20
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights under-the-radar players on new teams in 2020.
Darius Leonard: What Rivers, Buckner will bring to Colts
Indianapolis Colts LB Darius Leonard joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss his "NFL Top 100" ranking and discusses what QB Philip Rivers and DT DeForest Buckner will bring to the team in 2020.
Best plays from 'Top 100 Players of 2020' | Nos. 60-51
Watch the best plays from the Top 100 players of 2020 ranked 60 to 51.
'Top 100 Players of 2020': DeForest Buckner | No. 56
The No. 7 overall pick from the 2016 NFL Draft, who was traded from the San Francisco 49ers to Indianapolis Colts this offseason, makes his first career "Top 100" appearance this year.
Colts announcer Matt Taylor: How Buckner will boost Indy's defense
Indianapolis Colts play-by-play announcer Matt Taylor joins "NFL Now" to talk about Indy's offseason moves and expectations for the 2020 season.
NFL 360: Inside Von Miller's Pass Rush Summit 2020
NFL 360 takes a look inside Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller's Pass Rush Summit 2020
Brooks: Colts' offseason acquisitions will give them an 'edge' in 2020
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks explains why he thinks the Indianapolis Colts' offseason acquisitions will give them an "edge" in 2020.
Every game-changing play by the 49ers defense | Super Bowl LIV
Check out the San Francisco 49ers defense's best plays from Super Bowl LIV against the Kansas City Chiefs.
DeForest Buckner drops Patrick Mahomes for major loss on sack
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner drops Patrick Mahomes for major loss on sack.
DeForest Buckner highlights | 2019 season
Watch San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner highlights from 2019 season.
Buckner falls on Rodgers' mishandled snap for 49ers turnover
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner recovers a fumble by Green Bay Packers Corey Linsley.
Nick Bosa, DeForest Buckner combine to sack Aaron Rodgers for big loss
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and defensive end Nick Bosa sack Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Vikings vs. 49ers highlights | Divisional Round
Watch the highlights of the Minnesota Vikings and the San Francisco 49ers in the 2019 Divisional Round.
Every big 49ers defensive play | Divisional Round
Watch the best plays from the San Francisco 49ers defense in a win against the Minnesota Vikings in the 2019 Divisional Round.
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