John Harbaugh, Derek Carr, Derrick Henry headline NFL statement-makers in Week 2
The second Sunday of the 2021 season provided significant developments across the NFL. Adam Schein identifies the nine biggest statements from Week 2, spotlighting inspired defensive showings by the Cowboys and Patriots, as well as another prolific outing from Derrick Henry.
Patriots CB J.C. Jackson on QB Mac Jones: 'He's a rookie, but he plays like a vet'
Perhaps no one saw Mac Jones' evolution throughout training camp better than the CBs who faced him. J.C. Jackson gives his evaluation of the Patriots new rookie quarterback.
Top 25 NFL free agents in 2022: Prospective class loaded with pass catchers and defensive backs
Which players are poised to cash in on the 2021 NFL season? Gregg Rosenthal provides an early look at the top 25 free agents in 2022, and the class is absolutely loaded with talented pass catchers and defensive backs.
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 50-41: 49ers' George Kittle falls to 50, Trent Williams returns at 42
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 10 cornerback duos entering 2021 NFL season
In today's pass-happy NFL, defenses need MULTIPLE cornerbacks with strong coverage ability. So, which team boasts the best 1-2 punch at the position? Cynthia Frelund ranks the top 10 CB duos entering the 2021 season.
Colts' defense could be NFL's best; Packers should pay up for Davante Adams
Do the Colts have the NFL's best defense? Should the Packers make Davante Adams the league's highest-paid wide receiver? Bucky Brooks explores those topics and more in this edition of the Scout's Notebook.
Patriots CB J.C. Jackson: 'Of course' I am a No. 1 cornerback
As uncertainty surrounds Stephon Gilmore's status with the Patriots, New England has a more-than-capable option as a No. 1 cornerback in J.C. Jackson, Mike Giardi writes.
What NFL can learn from Tampa Bay Lightning's back-to-back titles; five most underrated players
What can NFL teams learn from the Tampa Bay Lightning's back-to-back Stanley Cup titles? Bucky Brooks identifies three key takeaways. Plus, the five most underrated players in the NFL and three potential trade fits for former first-rounder N'Keal Harry.
2021 NFL season: One potential first-time Pro Bowler from each AFC team
Could Ravens RB J.K. Dobbins be on the verge of a breakout season? How about Raiders DE Maxx Crosby? Marc Sessler has chosen one prime candidate from each AFC team to earn a first Pro Bowl nod in 2021.
The best NFL team money can buy! Building the ultimate 53-man roster under the 2021 salary cap
What is the best possible team money could buy in 2021? NFL Media researcher Anthony Holzman-Escareno builds the ultimate 53-man roster while remaining under this year's $182.5 million salary cap.
AFC East projected starters: Bills blessed with depth on offense; Tua Tagovailoa set for second-year leap?
Are the Bills loaded enough on offense to knock off the Chiefs? Is Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa poised for a breakout campaign? What's the current makeup of the Patriots and Jets? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every AFC East team.
Roundup: Patriots CB J.C. Jackson signs second-round tender
One of the best ballhawks in football is staying put. Patriots CB J.C. Jackson signed his second-round tender, Ian Rapoport reports. While no team signed Jackson to an offer sheet, teams can still trade for him by offering lower draft picks.
AFC unsung heroes: Naming one under-the-radar stud on each team
The Bills' Cole Beasley and the Browns' Rashard Higgins might not be stars, but they played like studs in 2020. Nick Shook uses Next Gen Stats to identify one unsung hero on each AFC team.
Patriots' best defensive plays from 4-turnover game | Week 2
Watch the New England Patriots' best defensive plays from 4-turnover game from Week 2 of the 2021 season.
J.C. Jackson's second INT is Pats' third of Zach Wilson
New England Patriots defensive back J.C. Jackson's second INT is Pats' third of New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson.
Can't-Miss Play: Pats execute insane tip drill for INT of Wilson
New England Patriots execute insane tip drill for INT of New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson.
Patriots' top plays | Preseason Week 2
Watch the New England Patriots' top plays vs. the Philadelphia Eagles during Preseason Week 2.
D-Hall shares his favorite 'Top 100 Players of 2021' debut player
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall shares his favorite player from "Top 100 Players of 2021" No. 100-41.
'Top 100 Players of 2021': J.C. Jackson | No. 49
New England Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson has been voted as the No. 49 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2021" rankings.
Rapoport: J.C. Jackson signing tender doesn't mean he'll play with Patriots in '21
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the latest on the future of cornerbacks J.C. Jackson and Stephon Gilmore with the New England Patriots.
Casserly spotlights Patriots' top positional needs entering '21 draft
NFL Network's Charley Casserly spotlights the New England Patriots' top positional needs entering the 2021 draft.
Top 10 Patriots plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the New England Patriots in the 2020 NFL season.
Jets vs. Patriots highlights | Week 17
Watch the highlights between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots in their Week 17 matchup.
J.C. Jackson reads Sam Darnold perfectly for INT
New England Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson makes the interception on New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold.
Me vs. You: DK Metcalf is critical in helping Seahawks beat Rams in Week 16
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall and James Jones share their wide receiver-defensive back matchups to watch in Week 16.
McGinest, L.T. list their 2021 Pro Bowl snubs
NFL Network's Willie McGinest, LaDainian Tomlinson list their 2021 Pro Bowl snubs.
Patriots vs. Dolphins highlights | Week 15
Watch the highlights from the Week 15 matchup between the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins.
J.C. Jackson steps in front of Tagovailoa's errant throw for goal-line INT
New England Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson makes the interception on Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on the goal line.
Baldy's Breakdowns: Patriots defense shuts out Chargers | Week 13
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger explains what the New England Patriots defense did right to shut out the Los Angeles Chargers 45-0 in Week 13.
Patriots vs. Chargers highlights | Week 13
Watch the highlights from the Week 13 matchup between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Chargers.
Pats' best plays on defense, special teams vs. Chargers | Week 13
Watch the best plays from the New England Patriots defense and special teams in their Week 13 matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers.
J.C. Jackson moves up INT leaderboard with his seventh of 2020
New England Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson intercepts Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert.
Ravens vs. Patriots highlights | Week 10
Watch the Baltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots highlights from Week 10 of the 2020 season.
J.C. Jackson halts Ravens' drive with league-leading sixth INT
New England Patriots defensive back J.C. Jackson halts Ravens' drive with league-leading sixth INT.
Next Gen Edge: Patriots defense cranks up the heat
Next Gen Stats might prove the New England Patriots have the edge over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 10.
Patriots vs. Jets highlights | Week 9
Watch the highlights from the Week 9 matchup between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets.
J.C. Jackson runs under Joe Flacco's massive heave for critical INT
New England Patriots defensive back J.C. Jackson runs under Joe Flacco's massive heave for critical INT.