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.
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.
Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 3 of 2021 NFL season
Michael F. Florio breaks down which players you should target on the waiver wire ahead of Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season.
2021 NFL season: Michael F. Florio's Week 2 fantasy football matchups
Michael F. Florio breaks down the best and worst fantasy matchups for Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
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.
Marcas Grant's 2021 NFL Fantasy Football Sleepers Week 2
Marcas Grant breaks down some fantasy sleepers you should consider starting in Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
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?
Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 2 of 2021 season
Michael F. Florio breaks down which players you should target on the waiver wire ahead of Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
Sam Darnold feels no vindication in beating Jets, his former team, in Panthers debut
On Sunday, Sam Darnold got the better of his former club, leading the Panthers to a 19-14 win over the Jets. The fourth-year QB didn't take the opportunity to rag on his old club.
Offseason quarterback carousel yields mixed results in Week 1
Nearly half the league began the 2021 NFL season with a different QB than they started in Week 1 last year. Judy Battista discusses the mixed results from opening weekend.
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?
2021 NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 1: Quarterbacks
You have lineup questions. We have answers. At least we hope. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em is back for the 2021 NFL season.
Marcas Grant's 2021 NFL Fantasy Football Sleepers Week 1
Marcas Grant breaks down some fantasy sleepers you should consider starting in Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season.
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?
Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 1 of 2021 season
Following a week of roster cuts and injury designations, Michael F. Florio gives you the rundown on what players to look out for on the waiver wire.
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 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?
NFL Power Rankings: Cowboys up, Colts down as preseason heats up
As the 2021 NFL preseason gets underway, Dan Hanzus re-assesses all 32 teams in a fresh installment of Power Rankings. What has Washington rising? Why are the Saints down?
2021 NFL preseason: 6 underdogs to believe in
Will the Lions surprise under first-year head coach Dan Campbell? Could Colts rookie QB Sam Ehlinger defy expectations? Marc Sessler reveals six underdogs he believes in as the NFL preseason kicks into high gear.
Training Camp Buzz: Sam Darnold-Dan Arnold connection heating up at Panthers camp
Fans of football rhymes, rejoice: The Sam Darnold-Dan Arnold battery is fully charged at Panthers camp. Follow along here for some of the best sights, sounds and moments from "Inside Training Camp Live" and around the NFL.
Training camp mailbag: Will Ryan Fitzpatrick boom or bust? Which rookie QBs start first?
Can Ryan Fitzpatrick really be trusted as a 17-game starter in Washington? Which rookie QBs have the best opportunities in front of them? Dan Hanzus checks the mailbag and answers your training camp questions.
2021 NFL season: Projecting the most improved player on each NFC team
Will the Cardinals fully exploit Isaiah Simmons' rare versatility in Year 2? Is Washington RB Antonio Gibson about to emerge as one of the NFL's best playmakers? Cynthia Frelund uses analytics to project the player who'll improve the most on each NFC team in 2021.
Sam Darnold's best plays from 305-yard game | Week 2
Watch Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold's best plays from 305-yard game in the Week 2 matchup against the New Orleans Saints.
Darnold hits DJ Moore with tight-window TD
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold hits wide receiver DJ Moore with a tight-window touchdown.
Darnold somehow escapes Cam Jordan for 17-yard pass
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold somehow escapes New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan for 17-yard pass.
Darnold delivers scrambling TD to Zylstra to cap opening drive
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold delivers scrambling touchdown to wide receiver Brandon Zylstra to cap opening drive.
McGinest, Carr give out Week 1 game balls | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Willie McGinest and David Carr award Week 1 game balls.
Players with rising, falling stock after Week 1 | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
"NFL Fantasy Live" crew discusses players with rising, falling stock after Week 1.
Next Gen Stats: Top 5 plays through Sunday of Week 1
Next Gen Stats highlights some of the most impressive numbers and data from the top plays through Sunday of Week 1
Next Gen Stats: Sam Darnold's 3 least probable completions | Week 1
Check out Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold's three least probable completions from his team's Week 1 win over the New York Jets, according to Next Gen Stats.
Top first impressions from Week 1 games | 'Move the Sticks'
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Rhett Lewis take a look at personnel around the league who made the best first impressions in Week 1.
Darnold weighs in on facing, defeating his former team in Week 1
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold weighs in on facing and defeating his former team in Week 1.
Sam Darnold's best plays vs. his former team | Week 1
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold's Best Plays vs. Jets during week 1 of the 2021 season.
Darnold embraces former teammates after Panthers' win over Jets
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold embraces former teammates after Panthers' win over Jets.
Sam Darnold shows quickness on QB draw for untouched TD
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold shows quickness on QB draw for untouched TD.
Can't-Miss Play: Darnold, Anderson torch former team for 57-YARD TD
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold, Carolina Panthers wide receiver Robby Anderson torch former team for 57-YARD TD.
D.J. Moore pirouettes for outstanding 26-yard snag on sideline
Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore pirouettes for outstanding 26-yard snag on sideline.
Darnold's first pass vs. former team goes to CMC for first down
Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold's first pass vs. former team goes to running back Christian McCaffrey for first down.
Four surprise sleepers for Week 1 | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
NFL Network's Patrick Claybon, Marcas Grant, Michael F. Florio and Maurice Jones-Drew spotlight four surprise fantasy sleepers for Week 1.
Marcas Grant: Top 4 sneaky fantasy starts for Week 1
NFL Network's Marcas Grant shares the top four sneaky fantasy starts for Week 1.
Kurt Warner's Top 3 QB storylines for Week 1
NFL Network's Kurt Warner shares his top three quarterback storylines heading into Week 1 of the NFL 2021 season.
Ross, Frelund set expectations for Darnold vs. Jets in Week 1
NFL Network's Marc Ross and Cynthia Frelund set expectations for Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold against the New York Jets in Week 1.
Which QB faces biggest wake-up call in Week 1? | 'GMFB'
NFL Network's Kyle Brandt, Peter Schrager, DeAngelo Hall and Kay Adams spotlight quarterbacks who face the biggest wake-up call in Week 1 of the 2021 season.
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.
Steelers vs. Panthers highlights | Preseason Week 3
Watch the highlights from the 2021 preseason Week 3 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Carolina Panthers.
Sam Darnold's best plays vs. Steelers | Preseason Week 3
Watch the best plays from Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold against the Pittsburgh Steelers in preseason Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season.