It's a cliche to say that defense wins championships, but recent NFL champions certainly show its importance. A few months before the start of the 2021 season, here's a look at how the 32 NFL defenses stack up.
With teams' rosters nearly set ahead of training camp, here are the NFL's longest-tenured starters -- sorted by their durations as first-stringers with their respective teams, rather than total games started -- going into the 2021 season.
The start of each NFL season brings new hope that a teams promising player will emerge as a breakout star. Last year Josh Allen, Calvin Ridley, and Justin Herbert were just a few players to take the big leap. Here's a look at potential breakout players in 2021 for all 32 NFL teams.
Contracts are an oft-debated topic in sports, and finding great values while avoiding bad contracts is especially important in the NFL due to the salary cap. These players have the "honor" of being the most under- and overpaid players at their respective positions in the league going into 2021.
The 2021 NFL offseason was as wild as ever, and fans of all 32 teams have something to look forward to with their team's additions. These are the most exciting acquisitions for each team as we approach the start of the season.
Most first-round picks look good on paper, but it takes a combination of talent, focus, ability, and the right team for each to succeed. Here's a look at why each 2021 NFL first-rounder could boom or bust at the next level.
Joe Montana was one of the faces of the NFL for many years, and he has the Super Bowl rings to prove it. Let’s take a look back at the career of the quarterback who turned the 49ers into the franchise of the ‘80s.
With minicamps approaching, the most interesting parts of the NFL's offseason have taken place. From coaching hires, to free agency additions and subtractions, to trades, to draft picks, which teams fared the best during the latest NFL offseason?
The '96 draft was different but produced a few of the greatest players to ever play their positions. A new franchise hit the jackpot during the draft, while another organization drafted one of the biggest busts in draft history and followed it up by immediately trading away a future Hall of Famer.
Urban Meyer is attempting to carry his college mastery to the NFL. Several have tried to accomplish this, only to come up short. This group of coaches, which includes a host of national championship winners, serves as a reminder how difficult this jump can be.
Urban Meyer is the latest college coach to attempt an NFL replication of his previous success. He would not be the first one. The Pro Football Hall of Fame features a few college leaders who made the leap, and the NFL has seen others succeed as well.
One of the most fun parts about any NFL season is watching new stars establish themselves. Occasionally, players come completely out of nowhere - think Kurt Warner in 1999 - but more often, the emerging superstars are guys who were showing signs of greatness the previous season, then put it all together the following year.
Stacked wide receiver classes have become the norm in NFL drafts, and 2021's appears set to continue this recent April tradition. Several eras have seen a few wideout drafts make major impacts, however.