After Vikings' nightmarish defensive season, Mike Zimmer rejuvenated following free agency
Following the trials and tribulations of 2020, Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer is excited to tackle the 2021 campaign with a host of new defensive players.
Patriots' throwback approach should frighten NFL; five surprise free-agent signings
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why the Patriots' throwback approach should frighten the rest of the NFL. Plus, five surprising free-agent signings and more.
CB Patrick Peterson moving on from Cardinals to Vikings on one-year, $10M deal
The 10-year pro and eight-time Pro Bowler is leaving the Arizona Cardinals and signing with the Minnesota Vikings on a one-year deal worth $10 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
2021 NFL free agency: Wednesday's winners and losers
Gregg Rosenthal spotlights winners and losers from the official start of the 2021 NFL free agency period -- including some quarterbacks who are surely breathing easier after moves involving Trent Williams and Rodney Hudson.
2021 NFL free agency: Ten boom-or-bust candidates (plus team fits)
Will Patrick Peterson be a star or liability? Can JuJu Smith-Schuster prove the last two years were an aberration? Gil Brandt takes a close look at 10 boom-or-bust free agents.
Patrick Peterson: Return to Cardinals 'out of my control'
Patrick Peterson liked the Cardinals signing of J.J. Watt, but the corner isn't sure if he'll be playing alongside the pass-rusher. Peterson said he plans to continue his career whether or not he remains in the desert.
2021 NFL free agency: Eleven players who could be overpriced
How much is eight-time Pro Bowler Patrick Peterson worth? What about once-elite receiver Antonio Brown? Gregg Rosenthal lists 11 players who could be overpriced in free agency.
Ten defensive backs worth pursuing via free agency/2021 NFL Draft/trade
Which premier player should be a trade target for CB-needy teams? Who's among the top safeties on the market? DeAngelo Hall identifies his top 10 defensive backs worth pursuing via free agency, the 2021 NFL Draft or trade.
How the Bucs stopped the Chiefs -- why Carson Wentz worries me
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks breaks down Tampa's blueprint for stopping K.C. and explains why teams should be cautious about chasing Carson Wentz.
Patrick Peterson rips report of departure from Cardinals as 'dirty rumor'
Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson is set to be a free agent next month, but does that mean the veteran defender is on his way out of Arizona?
Patrick Peterson on facing Cowboys: 'We have to force Andy Dalton to beat us'
With Andy Dalton taking over for Dak Prescott -- who was on a historic pace passing the ball -- there is little question how defenses will now approach the Cowboys: Stop Ezekiel Elliott.
Cardinals star CB Patrick Peterson set to play out contract
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson is set to play out the final year of his contract, but things could get interesting for the eight-time Pro Bowler after this season.
NFL training camp winners/losers: Philip Rivers-T.Y. Hilton bromance blooming; Le'Veon Bell-Jets divorce looming?
With Week 1 right around the corner, Gregg Rosenthal rounds up the winners and losers from NFL training camp. Is Le'Veon Bell a lock to open this season on the Jets?
Top 25 NFL free agents in 2021: Prospective class teeming with talent
2020 represents a contract year for a number of spectacular NFL players. With that in mind, Gregg Rosenthal takes a sneak peek at next offseason's open market, ranking his top 25 prospective free agents of 2021.
Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson laying low, eyeing big 2020 campaign
After a down 2019 season, Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson has his sights set on a bounce-back campaign this fall. Jim Trotter checks in on the rejuvenated Peterson, who has what multiple people in the Cardinals organization call "a different look in his eyes."
2020 NFL training camp: Intriguing storylines in unprecedented times
After an unimaginable offseason, NFL training camp is opening with the unprecedented challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the most intriguing storylines to follow in the coming weeks? Judy Battista, Jeffri Chadiha, Michael Silver and Jim Trotter weigh in.
Cam Newton headlines NFL players under the most pressure in 2020
Which NFL players are under the most pressure to perform in 2020? Adam Schein puts the spotlight on nine individuals, including the New England Patriots' new quarterback, Cam Newton.
Peterson: 2020 Cardinals best team I've been a part of on paper
The Arizona CB believes his current team -- one that finished 5-10-1 in 2019 and picked in the top 10 of the 2020 NFL Draft -- is the best he's ever been a part of, at least in terms of projections.
NFL players react on Twitter to 2020 schedule release
Thursday's release of the 2020 NFL schedule prompted players from across the league to react on Twitter. Here are some of the best entries.
2020 NFL schedule release: Ranking top nine prime-time games
With the 2020 NFL schedule released, which games are truly must-see TV for football fans across the country? Adam Schein ranks the top nine prime-time showdowns. Which marquee matchup comes in at No. 1?
NFL 2010s All-Decade Team: Ranking every player from 1 to 52
Adam Rank ranks every player on the NFL's 2010s All-Decade Team. Where do defensive studs Von Milller and Aaron Donald sit? And which player lands at No. 1?
NFL 2010s All-Decade Team: Tom Brady, Aaron Donald headliners
The NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the 2010s All-Decade Team. Which players joined unanimous selections Tom Brady and Aaron Donald on the prestigious team?
2020 NFL free agency glossary: All the terms you need to know
Free agency frenzy is a hectic period on the NFL calendar that has a language all its own. Fortunately, Anthony Holzman-Escareno is here for you with a glossary explaining all the terms you need to know.
NFL players react to Tom Brady joining Buccaneers
Tom Brady's departure from New England shook the NFL world to its core. His agreement to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just 10 hours later disoriented the football landscape yet again.
Patrick Peterson looks forward to aggressive defense with Vikings
Cornerback Patrick Peterson looks forward to aggressiveness on defense with Minnesota Vikings.
Patrick Peterson: How Mike Zimmer influenced my decision to join Vikings
Cornerback Patrick Peterson shares how head coach Mike Zimmer influenced my decision to join Minnesota Vikings.
Rapoport: How Vikes landed Patrick Peterson in free agency
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport shares the Minnesota Vikings deal with cornerback Patrick Peterson.
Willie McGinest reacts to Patrick Peterson signing with Vikings
NFL Network's Willie McGinest reacts to cornerback Patrick Peterson signing with Vikings.
Which free agents will make the biggest impact in 2021?
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger, Brian Billick and Steve Smith Sr. discuss which free agents will make the biggest impact in 2021.
Rosenthal: Four 2021 free agents who could be overpriced
NFL Network's Gregg Rosenthal lists four 2021 free agents who could be overpriced.
DeAngelo Hall's Top 3 DBs worth pursuing this offseason
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall's Top 3 defensive backs worth pursuing this offseason.
Terrell Davis, DeAngelo Hall's free agency bold predictions
NFL Network's Terrell Davis and DeAngelo Hall share their free agency bold predictions.
'GMFB' explores possible landing spots for CB Patrick Peterson
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses possible landing spots for Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson.
DeAngelo Hall, Garafolo: Two new team fits for Patrick Peterson
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall, Mike Garafolon share two new team fits for cornerback Patrick Peterson.
Steve Wyche breaks down Patrick Peterson's future with the Cardinals
NFL Network's Steve Wyche breaks down Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson's future with the Cardinals.
Patrick Peterson prevents surefire TD with key pass breakup
Arizona Cardianls cornerback Patrick Peterson prevents surefire TD with key pass breakup.
DK Metcalf vs. Patrick Peterson on 'TNF' | Week 11
Watch some of Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf's reps against Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson from their matchup on "Thursday Night Football" in Week 11.
Mic'd Up: What the 'Hail Murray' sounded like from the sideline | Week 10
Listen to the best sounds from the Arizona Cardinals' crazy win over the Buffalo Bills in Week 10.
NFL Playbook: Examining Xs and Os of Cardinals-Seahawks
NFL Network's Brian Billick and Michael Robinson break down the "Thursday Night Football" matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks.
Bills vs. Cardinals highlights | Week 10
Watch highlights from the Week 10 matchup between the Buffalo Bills and the Arizona Cardinals.
Patrick Peterson swoops in to pick off Josh Allen's deep throw
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson swoops in to pick off Buffalo Bills Josh Allen's deep throw.
Burleson breaks down the top toe-drag swag catches of Week 7
Nate Burleson breaks down the top toe-drag swag catches of Week 7.
Seahawks vs. Cardinals highlights | Week 7
Watch the highlights from the Week 7 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals during the 2020 season.
Patrick Peterson's end-zone INT cuts Seahawks' drive short
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson's end-zone INT cuts Seahawks' drive short.
D-Hall reveals his favorite WR-CB matchup for Week 7
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall reveals his favorite wide receiver-cornerback matchup for Week 7.
Top defensive plays of the week | Week 4
Watch the best defensive plays of Week 4 of the 2020 NFL season.
Cardinals vs. Panthers highlights | Week 4
Watch the highlights in the Week 4 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Carolina Panthers.
Toe-tap INT! Patrick Peterson makes it looks easy vs. Teddy B
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson makes the interception on Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.