Top five RB tandems in the NFL; plus, Ravens' new plan for Lamar Jackson
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks breaks down a game-changing shift in Baltimore's offensive approach. Plus, he ranks the top five RB tandems in the NFL.
Ravens plan to use Lamar Jackson under center more in 2021
Part of Baltimore's development plan with former MVP Lamar Jackson includes getting the quarterback under center more often in 2021. OC Greg Roman recently explained the new approach.
Next Gen Stats' top 10 QBs under pressure in 2020: Ryan Fitzpatrick outshines competition
Nick Shook uses Next Gen Stats to rank the quarterbacks who performed the best under pressure in 2020. Russell Wilson and Aaron Rodgers made the list, as you'd expect, but there's a surprise at the top.
Next Gen Stats' 10 most explosive runners of 2020: Kyler Murray, Lamar Jackson atop rankings
Nick Shook ranks the 10 most explosive runners of 2020 using Next Gen Stats. NFL rushing king Derrick Henry is highly ranked, but quarterbacks occupy the top two spots on the list.
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson on contract: 'I would love to be in Baltimore forever'
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson told reporters Wednesday he'd love to remain a Baltimore Raven forever as the 2019 MVP approaches one of the NFL's next big pay days.
All-Paid Team of Tomorrow: Projecting next big NFL contracts
Will Davante Adams get a major raise? Is T.J. Watt about to make bank? Anthony Holzman-Escareno projects the All-Paid Team of Tomorrow.
Scheduling oddities: 13 quirks stemming from 2021 NFL slate
NFL Research digs into 13 oddities and quirks stemming from the 2021 schedule -- including an MVP-heavy date between Aaron Rodgers' Packers and Lamar Jackson's Ravens.
Could Justin Fields end up as the best QB from the 2021 NFL Draft? How disrespect fuels dominance
Justin Fields was the fourth quarterback selected in the 2021 NFL Draft, but could the Chicago Bears' hopeful savior actually end up being the best of the bunch? Jeffri Chadiha explains how disrespect fuels dominance at the game's most important position.
2021 NFL schedule release: Top 9 prime-time games
The 2021 NFL schedule is out! Which spotlight matchups scream must-see TV? Adam Schein ranks the top nine prime-time games, highlighted by a Championship Sunday rematch and a highly anticipated reunion.
Top 10 games of the 2021 NFL season: Bills-Chiefs, Giants-Cowboys make list
Nick Shook is looking forward to a rematch of last year's AFC title game between the Bills and Chiefs, which ranks No. 3 on his list of the top 10 games of the 2021 NFL season. Which matchup earned the No. 1 spot? Check here to see his full rankings.
New Ravens OT Alejandro Villanueva energized by prospect of blocking for Lamar Jackson
Ravens OT Alejandro Villanueva is staying in the AFC North and has switched sides of the most heated rivalry of the last two decades. Judging by his comments Wednesday, he can't wait to get started.
Lamar Jackson among individuals helped by 2021 NFL Draft; Russell Wilson among vets hurt
Should Lamar Jackson be excited by the Ravens' draft haul? Will Russell Wilson be displeased with the Seahawks' selections? Jeffri Chadiha reveals who was helped by the 2021 NFL Draft and who was hurt by it.
Ravens exercise fifth-year option of QB Lamar Jackson
Just a few days after Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh guaranteed the team would exercise the fifth-year option of franchise quarterback Lamar Jackson, the club officially announced Friday it had picked up the option.
2021 NFL Draft Day 1 winners, losers: 49ers up, Justin Fields down
Gregg Rosenthal eyes winners and losers from Round 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft. How much did 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan help himself? Is Justin Fields facing an uphill battle in Chicago?
John Harbaugh guarantees Ravens QB Lamar Jackson's fifth-year option will be picked up
With the 2021 NFL Draft coming up quick, 2018 first-rounder Lamar Jackson still hasn't had his fifth-year option picked up by the Ravens. But head coach John Harbaugh emphatically stated it will happen: "Guarantee it."
Fifth-year option tracker for 2018 first-round picks
The deadline for NFL teams to option the fifth year on rookie contracts for their 2018 first-round picks is Monday, May 3, and some clubs are getting out ahead of the pack.
Mike Tomlin's a Hall of Famer, Tom Brady isn't crazy, and Jalen Hurts has to earn it
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks says Mike Tomlin's on a Hall of Fame path, but the coming years in Pittsburgh will be fascinating. Plus, why Tom Brady has a point in his frustration over changes to jersey numbers. And much more!
Talent is vital, but team fit might be more important to QB success in NFL
Talent or team fit? It's a question NFL teams and fans debate every year. In a draft loaded with top quarterbacks, the answer could ultimately determine the fates of several teams over the next decade.
AFC Roster Reset: Conference hierarchy heading into 2021 NFL Draft
After three months of hirings and firings, cuts and signings, Gregg Rosenthal breaks down the AFC hierarchy heading into the 2021 NFL Draft. Who's poised to challenge the Chiefs? Which teams look like bottom-dwellers?
NFL sets values for fifth-year options on 2018 first-rounders
NFL teams have about two months still to decide whether they want to secure a fifth season from their 2018 first-rounders. They now know exactly what they'd be paying.
Dak Prescott's new contract with Cowboys: Biggest winners in Dallas and across the NFL
Our long national nightmare is over. Dak Prescott finally -- deservedly -- got a long-term deal from the Cowboys. Adam Schein spotlights the biggest winners from this development, in Dallas and across the NFL.
Ravens GM: Lamar Jackson's long-term deal 'may take a little time'
Is year four the one in which Lamar Jackson gets a lucrative new contract? That's not as easy, it seems. Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta spoke with reporters Tuesday and covered how the team aims to go about securing Jackson's services for the long haul.
Does race remain a factor in the evaluation of NFL quarterbacks?
The 2020 season witnessed a record number of African American quarterbacks starting for their teams. And it all happened with little fanfare, which begs the question: Is race no longer a factor in the evaluation of NFL quarterbacks? It's a question Jim Trotter asked several prominent people in and around the game.
QB Index: Ranking the 59 starting quarterbacks of the 2020 NFL season
NFL.com editors evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2020 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 59. Did winning Super Bowl LV give Tom Brady enough juice to knock MVP Aaron Rodgers from the top spot?
Which QBs are under the most pressure entering '21? | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund, Willie McGinest, Mike Garafolo, and Mike Giardi discuss which QBs are under the most pressure entering the 2021 NFL season.
Burleson: Why Ravens will be most fun team to watch in '21
NFL Network's Nate Burleson breaks down why the Baltimore Ravens will be the most fun team to watch in 2021.
'Hungriest' players heading into 2021 season | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights players who will be "hungry" heading into the 2021 season.
Top 5 fantasy QBs who could finish as QB1 in 2021
Marcas Grant breaks down the fantasy quarterbacks he says have the best shot of being the top QB in 2021. See which surprise passer grabs the top spot in Marcas' list.
Top 10 plays from rookie QBs in last 20 years | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew remembers the Top 10 plays from rookie QBs in the last 20 years.
Should Ravens sign Lamar Jackson to 'Mahomes-like' extension? 'GMFB' weighs in
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses whether the Baltimore Ravens should sign QB Lamar Jackson to a Patrick Mahomes-like deal.
Have Ravens surrounded Lamar Jackson with enough to win AFC North?
NFL Network's David Carr, Cynthia Frelund and Willie McGinest debate whether the Baltimore Ravens have surrounded quarterback Lamar Jackson with enough to win the AFC North in 2021.
Best QB matchups to look forward to in 2021 | 'NFL Now'
The "NFL NOW" crew discuss the best QB matchups to look forward to in 2021.
Brian Baldinger on Ravens: 'Eventually, this offense has to evolve'
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger on the Baltimore Ravens: 'Eventually, this offense has to evolve'.
Defining moments in NFL draft history | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew breaks down the craziest moments in NFL draft history.
How does Sammy Watkins impact Ravens passing game? | 'GMFB'
The 'Good Morning Football' crew discusses how the addition of wide receiver Sammy Watkins impacts the Baltimore Ravens passing game.
Michael Silver offers a full retrospect of the 2021 quarterback carousel
NFL Network's Michael Silver offers a full retrospect of the 2021 quarterback carousel.
Every team's best play from a QB | 2020 NFL season
Relive the top moments from every team's top quarterback play from the 2020 NFL season.
Should Lamar Jackson get a Prescott-, Mahomes-esque contract?
The "NFL Total Access" crew discuss if Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson should get a big contract like Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes or Cowboys QB Dak Prescott.
Rapoport: How Dak Prescott's deal affects Lamar Jackson, Ravens negotiations
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports how Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott's deal affects QB Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens' negotiations.
Battista, Kinkhabwala: Two questions Ravens must answer in 2021 offseason
NFL Network's Judy Battista and Aditi Kinkhabwala share two questions the Baltimore Ravens must answer in 2021 offseason.
A closer look at the Ravens offense | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger breaks down the tape to examine the performance of the Baltimore Ravens offense during the loss to the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Divisional Playoffs.
Giardi's ideal free-agent WR pickup for Ravens
NFL Network's Mike Giardi's ideal free-agent WR pickup for the Baltimore Ravens.
NFL 360: How Black QBs have used their platforms to spark change
Wayne Brady, Jemele Hill, Rev. Al Sharpton and Anthony Anderson discuss the opportunity and responsibility for Black quarterbacks in the NFL to speak out and affect change, especially given the social injustices that we saw in 2020. And current star quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Patrick Mahomes share what giving back and spreading awareness about racial equity means to them.
NFL 360: How young Black QBs impact today's NFL game
John Legend, Snoop Dogg, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Cedric the Entertainer celebrate a generation of young Black quarterbacks, including Patrick Mahomes, Deshaun Watson, Dak Prescott, Lamar Jackson and Russell Wilson, who are dominating on the game's biggest stage.
What's the Mt. Rushmore of active NFL QBs in 2021?
NFL Network's James Jones and Derek Carr debate the Mt. Rushmore of active NFL QBs in 2021.
Every Ravens touchdown | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of every Baltimore Ravens touchdown from the 2020 NFL season.
Ravens GM on Lamar Jackson: 'My intention is to keep him in Baltimore for many, many years'
Baltimore Ravens Executive Vice President and General Manager Eric DeCosta on quarterback Lamar Jackson: 'My intention is to keep him in Baltimore for many, many years'.
Lamar Jackson highlights | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson from the 2020 NFL season.