The First Read, Week 3: Raiders are for real; Cowboys' defense good enough?
Are the Raiders finally ready to get over the hump and back to the playoffs under Jon Gruden? Jeffri Chadiha explores that topic and more in his First Read ahead of Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season.
Patrick Mahomes on 'dumb' pick, his first in September: 'One of the worst INTs' I've ever had
Prior to Sunday night's 36-35 defeat in Baltimore, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was 11-0 with 35 passing TDs and no interceptions in the month of September.
QB Index, Week 2: Tom Brady just gets better with age, while Trevor Lawrence shows his youth
With the first week of the 2021 season in the books, how do the NFL's starting quarterbacks stack up against each other? Gregg Rosenthal provides updated rankings, 1-32, with 44-year-old Tom Brady and 21-year-old Trevor Lawrence moving in opposite directions.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, Rams QB Matthew Stafford lead Players of the Week
Los Angeles quarterback Matthew Stafford and Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes led the way as the first batch of NFL Players of the Week were unveiled Wednesday.
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.
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?
The First Read, Week 2: What Browns can learn from loss to Chiefs; plus, stock up/down, more
Are the Browns bound for greatness, despite collapsing against the Chiefs? Jeffri Chadiha explores that topic and more in his First Read ahead of Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFL Week 1: Cardinals good, Bills bad, Packers ugly
With the opening Sunday of the 2021 season in the books, Adam Schein identifies the good (Arizona Cardinals), the bad (Buffalo Bills) and the ugly (Green Bay Packers) from a wild, unpredictable Week 1.
QB Index, Week 1: Ranking all 32 starters entering 2021 NFL season
Gregg Rosenthal ranks all 32 starting quarterbacks heading into the 2021 NFL season. Where does Tom Brady land in the pecking order? Who's the highest-rated rookie?
NFL Power Rankings, Week 1: Buccaneers, Chiefs begin 2021 season on top
With the 2021 NFL season about to kick off, Dan Hanzus unveils his breakdown of the league pecking order entering Week 1. Who's the biggest threat to the Bucs? Which non-playoff team from last season cracks the top 10?
The First Read, Week 1: 'Now or never' for Ravens? Plus, Chiefs' top challenger, MVP watch
Are Lamar Jackson and the Ravens running out of time as an AFC power? Jeffri Chadiha tackles that question and more in his First Read ahead of Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season.
2021 AFC win-total projections: Browns win North; Steelers miss playoffs altogether
Are the Browns about to win their first division title since 1989? Will the Steelers miss the playoffs for the third time in four years? Analytics guru Cynthia Frelund reveals her projected win total for each AFC team.
2021 NFL triplets rankings: Packers, Bills climb; Falcons plummet
Does any QB-RB-WR trio rate above the Packers' Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Jones and Davante Adams? Nick Shook ranks all 32 teams' triplets heading into the 2021 NFL season.
2021 NFL season preview: Fifty-six things to watch on the road to Super Bowl LVI
With the 2021 NFL campaign about to kick off, Judy Battista identifies 56 things to watch en route to Super Bowl LVI. What can we expect from the first 17-game regular season? Which showdowns will be must-see TV?
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.
Patrick Mahomes praises Chiefs' O-line following impressive preseason
The Chiefs new O-line has shown promise through three preseason games. Patrick Mahomes believes they'll be even better as the regular season wanes on.
NFL's 'Top 100 Players of 2021': Five things the voters got wrong
The players have spoken. Now what did they get wrong? Jeremy Bergman provides five items that he believes should have been handled differently by the "Top 100 Players of 2021" voters.
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 10-1: Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes reigns as No. 1 ranked player
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season.
'Top 100 Players of 2021' finale: Who SHOULD be No. 1? My ranking of the top 10
NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2021" concludes this Saturday at 4 p.m. ET with the final countdown from No. 10 to No. 1. We already know the players, but how should they be ranked? In advance of the season finale, Adam Rank provides a pecking order.
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce: I don't think Patrick Mahomes 'needed' year behind Alex Smith to be great
With a much-discussed QB conundrum going on in Chicago, Chiefs TE Travis Kelce shed some light on the insight he gained from watching Patrick Mahomes evolve after sitting his rookie year.
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 100 Players of 2021: Top 10 players revealed in alphabetical order ahead of final episode
The finale of the Top 100 Players of 2021 will not air until Sunday, Aug. 29 on NFL Network, but we now know the 10 players who are vying for the top spot.
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 5 plays from Week 2 | Next Gen Stats
Next Gen Stats highlights some of the most impressive numbers and data from the top plays of Week 2
Patrick Mahomes' best plays from 343-yard game | Week 2
Watch all of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' best plays from his 343-yard game against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 2 of the 2021 NFL regular season.
Mahomes' casual scrambling flick to Hardman turns into 19-yard gain
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' casual scrambling flick to Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman turns into a 19-yard gain.
Mahomes launches unorthodox 33-yard TD strike to Robinson
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes launches an unorthodox 33-yard touchdown strike to Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson.
Patrick Mahomes' Top 26 Plays
Watch Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' top 26 career plays in celebration of his 26th birthday.
Kurt Warner's Top 3 QB storylines for Week 2
NFL Network's Kurt Warner shares his top three quarterback storylines heading into Week 2 of the NFL 2021 season.
Nate Burleson previews Week 2 matchups | 'NFL Slimetime'
Watch NFL Network's Nate Burleson preview Week 2 matchups on "NFL Slimetime".
George Johnston IV shares the best stories from Week 1 | 'NFL Slimetime'
7-year old George Johnston IV breaks down Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season.
True View: Patrick Mahomes, Baker Mayfield renew rivalry | Week 1
Take a look at True View highlights from the quarterback battle between Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs and the Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.
Patrick Mahomes' best plays from 4-TD game | Week 1
Watch the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' best plays from 4-TD game during Week 1 of the NFL 2021 season.
Kelce beats trio of Browns on second TD grab to give Chiefs the lead
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce beats a trio of Cleveland Browns on his second TD grab to give the Chiefs the lead.
Can't-Miss Play: Mahomes' desperation launch yields 75-yard TD for Hill
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes launches a desperation heave to Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill that connects for a 75-yard touchdown
Patrick Mahomes improvises for 28-yard strike to Tyreek Hill
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes improvises for a 28-yard strike to Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill.
Mahomes drops downfield loft in the bucket to Hill for 22 yards
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes drops a downfield loft in the bucket to Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill for 22 yards.
Mahomes' moves send defenders to the turf on shifty TD scramble
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Mahomes' moves send defenders to the turf on his shifty touchdown scramble.
Tyreek Hill finds room in Browns secondary for 24-yard gain
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill finds room in the Cleveland Browns secondary for a 24-yard gain.
Patrick Mahomes looks forward to Week 1 matchup vs. Browns | 'NFL GameDay Morning'
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks forward to Week 1 matchup vs. Cleveland Browns.
Bold predictions for Week 1 | 'NFL GameDay Morning'
The "NFL GameDay Morning" crew's bold predictions for Week 1.
Picking top MVP candidates | 'Move the Sticks'
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks each pick their top MVP candidates.
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?
Predictions for 2021 NFL MVP | 'NFL GameDay'
Rich Eisen, Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin and Steve Mariucci of the "NFL GameDay" crew make their predictions for the NFL MVP award winner in the 2021 season.
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.
Projecting Top 5 win-share QBs of 2021 | Game Theory
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund projects her top 5 win-share QBs 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.