2021 NFL season: One storyline to track for all 32 teams
How difficult is the road ahead of Robert Saleh and the Jets? Will Russell Wilson find harmony again in Seattle? Jim Trotter eyes 32 storylines to track in the 2021 NFL season -- one for each team.
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.
Ranking the eight NFL divisions by quarterback: West is best, East is least
Which NFL division has the best set of starting quarterbacks? The worst? It's time for Adam Schein's annual ranking, from No. 1 to No. 8, and the top two have something in common.
Panthers TE Dan Arnold 'ready to take on a bigger role' in Carolina
Dan Arnold isn't quite a household name but, in his first season with the Panthers, an expanded role -- and a bigger spotlight -- could be on the horizon.
2021 NFL season: Ranking top 10 traded players poised to have biggest impact
How much will Julio Jones mean to the Tennessee Titans? Gil Brandt ranks the year's top 10 traded players ahead of the 2021 NFL season.
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.
Quarterback translator: Is Justin Fields truly the backup? Could Derek Carr prematurely retire?
Will Justin Fields truly back up Andy Dalton? Would Derek Carr really retire before playing for another team? Is Ben Roethlisberger still the focal point of Pittsburgh's offense? Jim Trotter translates five QB-related comments that generated headlines.
Robby Anderson: QB Sam Darnold has different 'aura' in Carolina
Panthers WR Robby Anderson explains the differences of Sam Darnold a year removed from their days as New York Jets.
State of the 2021 Carolina Panthers: Sam Darnold, Matt Rhule must take next step together
Will Sam Darnold prove to be the QB of Carolina's future? Can Matt Rhule keep the Panthers headed in the right direction? Adam Rank checks in.
Ten most exciting new QB-pass catcher combos for 2021
Will Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase make beautiful music together in Cincinnati? Gil Brandt ranks the 10 most exciting new QB-pass catcher combos for the 2021 NFL season.
San Francisco 49ers have created win-win situation at quarterback; five make-or-break players in 2021
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains how the 49ers created a win-win situation at the game's most important position. Plus, five make-or-break players and a burgeoning star at tight end.
Bold predictions for 2021 NFL season: Aaron Rodgers lifts Broncos, Julio Jones fuels Titans
Fulfilling an annual offseason duty, Adam Schein makes bold predictions for the coming NFL campaign -- and this time around, he's feeling EXTRA frisky. Ready for Aaron Rodgers and Julio Jones to sport new uniforms? How about Myles Garrett making history?
Panthers QB Sam Darnold focused on doing job, not on expectations in new home
Sam Darnold's move south to Carolina meant the relief of the eternally high pressure that comes with being a starting quarterback in New York. That doesn't mean Darnold doesn't expect plenty of himself in his second NFL act.
Mailbag: Who could be the NFL equivalent of two-way baseball phenom Shohei Ohtani?
Who could be the NFL's version of Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani, a dominant two-way player? Dan Hanzus explores that question and more in his mailbag.
Biggest remaining offseason priority for each NFC team: Can Seahawks keep Russell Wilson happy?
What's the Falcons' plan for Julio Jones? Can the Seahawks keep Russell Wilson smiling? Marc Sessler identifies the biggest remaining offseason priority for each NFC team.
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.
2021 NFC win total projections: Can Washington repeat in NFC East?
Will Chase Young and Washington hold off Dak Prescott and the Cowboys to repeat as NFC East champs? Cynthia Frelund projects 2021 win totals for every NFC team.
2021 NFL schedule release: Seven must-watch revenge games in the upcoming season
Tom Brady's Week 4 clash with Bill Belichick and Co. is arguably the most anticipated matchup of the entire 2021 NFL season, but it's not the only opportunity for retribution. Dan Hanzus pinpoints seven spicy revenge games to circle on the calendar.
Teddy Bridgewater: Broncos present 'unique opportunity for me to come in and compete and lead'
The Broncos could be a quarterback away from contention, which has been their reputation for the past few years. QB Teddy Bridgewater sees it as prime opportunity to win another starting job.
NFL players to root for in 2021: One selection from each team
Poring over all 32 NFL teams, Adam Rank identifies one player to root for on each roster in 2021. Why does Dak Prescott have his support? Which rookies made the list?
DO NOT trade Julio Jones; top positional battles; saving Sam Darnold
Should the Falcons trade Julio Jones? Which positional battles bear watching ahead of the 2021 season? Why are the Panthers so high on Sam Darnold? Bucky Brooks digs into these topics in the latest Scout's Notebook.
Matt Rhule on why Panthers didn't pick QB in draft: 'I just believe in Sam [Darnold]'
Some might have been surprised the Panthers didn't go with a quarterback at No. 8 overall in Thursday's first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. But Carolina head coach Matt Rhule let it be known that it's because he has every confidence in Sam Darnold leading his squad.
Panthers pick up QB Sam Darnold's fifth-year option
Carolina spent the No. 8 overall pick on defense Thursday night. On Friday, the club affirmed that Sam Darnold is the future at QB. The Panthers announced they are picking up the fifth-year option on Darnold.
How NFL general managers draft: An inside look at the privileges, pressures and pitfalls of the big chair
After 13 years as the Atlanta Falcons' general manager, Thomas Dimitroff knows a thing or two about the myriad challenges decision-makers encounter in the NFL draft. Here's an inside look at the pressures and pitfalls of draft weekend.
Players who will have breakout 2021 seasons | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, Cynthia Frelund, Stacey Dales and Marc Ross highlight seven players who they believe will have breakout seasons in 2021.
Panthers or Saints: Which team has better QB situation entering '21?
NFL Network's Steve Wyche and Michael Robinson debate whether the Carolina Panthers or New Orleans Saints have a better quarterback situation entering the 2021 season.
Will Sam Darnold be more successful with Panthers than he was with Jets?
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses why Sam Darnold will be more successful with the Carolina Panthers than he was with the New York Jets.
2021 NFL Comeback Player of the Year candidates | 'Around The NFL'
'Around The NFL' crew shares their 2021 NFL Comeback Player of the Year candidates.
Three players who must take next step in 2021 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's David Carr, Brian Baldinger, and Mike Giardi share three players who must take next step in 2021.
Joe Thomas: Sam Darnold will finally realize his full potential with Panthers
NFL Network's Joe Thomas and Willie McGinest discuss the expectations for quarterback Sam Darnold with the Carolina Panthers.
Robert Saleh reacts to Jets facing Sam Darnold in Week 1
Jets head coach Robert Saleh joins NFL Network's coverage of the 2021 schedule release to talk about key games on New York's schedule.
Best revenge games of the 2021 season | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew previews the best revenge games of the 2021 season.
Rapoport: Panthers pick up Sam Darnold's fifth-year option
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Carolina Panthers pick up QB Sam Darnold's fifth-year option.
How will Darnold fit in Panthers' offense? Baldinger, Billick, Trotter analyze
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger, Brian Billick, and Jim Trotter analyze how quarterback Sam Darnold will fit into the Carolina Panthers' offense.
Joe Namath: Sam Darnold will be in NFL 'at least' 15 more years
Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath shares Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold will be in NFL 'at least' 15 more years.
Sam Darnold's introductory news conference as a Carolina Panther
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold's introductory news conference as a Carolina Panther.
Rhule: Panthers will 'continue to look' at draft QBs after Darnold trade
Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule says Panthers will "continue to look" at draft QBs after Sam Darnold trade.
Expectations for Sam Darnold with the Panthers | 'Around The NFL'
NFL Network's Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler share their expectations for quarterback Sam Darnold with the Carolina Panthers.
PFF's Mike Renner: How Sam Darnold impacts Panthers' plan with No. 8 pick
PFF's Mike Renner breaks down how quarterback Sam Darnold impacts the Carolina Panthers' plan with the No. 8 pick.
Joe Douglas: Jets wouldn't have traded Sam Darnold if we had a lower draft pick
New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas says that the team wouldn't have traded quarterback Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers if they had a lower draft pick.
Kurt Warner: I'm 'fascinated' by Sam Darnold's situation with Panthers
NFL Network's Kurt Warner discusses QB Sam Darnold's situation with the Carolina Panthers.
Mick Mixon: Panthers are 'positioned well' with Darnold, Bridgewater
Mick Mixon joins "NFL NOW" to discuss the New York Jets trading QB Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers.
Battista: Joe Douglas taking 'gigantic risk' by trading Sam Darnold
NFL Network's Judy Battista analyzes the New York Jets trading quarterback Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers.
Robby Anderson shares reaction to Jets trading Sam Darnold to Panthers
Carolina Panthers WR Robby Anderson joins "Good Morning Football" to discuss the Sam Darnold trade, expectations for 2021 and moving from New York to North Carolina.
Pioli: Jets 'know what they must do' with No. 2 pick following Darnold trade
NFL Network's Scott Pioli breaks down ramifications of the New York Jets trading QB Sam Darnold.
Biggest winners of the Sam Darnold trade | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew reacts to the New York Jets trading QB Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers.
Warner: 'Can't say I'm fully surprised' the Panthers traded for Darnold
NFL Network's Kurt Warner shares his reaction to the Carolina Panthers' trade for quarterback Sam Darnold.
Rapoport: Rhule has been 'huge fan' of Darnold since interviewing for Jets job
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport shares how Panthers head coach Matt Rhule's meeting with quarterback Sam Darnold when interviewing for the New York Jets job may have factored into Carolina's decision to trade for the QB.