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2022 NFL draft order: Eagles hold 15th, 16th, and 19th overall picks

The Wild Card round of the playoffs is in the books and that means we now know six more spots in the draft order for the 2022 NFL Draft.The Eagles lost to the Buccaneers on Sunday and that leaves them with the 19th overall pick for the spring. That will be the lowest of the [more]

Full vote totals for 2021 NFL All-Pro team

The Associated Press revealed its 2021 NFL All-Pro team on Friday and the group had five unanimous selections.Rams receiver Cooper Kupp, Packers receiver Davante Adams, Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, Steelers edge rusher T.J. Watt, and Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald were each selected by all 50 voters.Cowboys right guard Zack Martin (46), Cowboys Linebacker [more]

Falcons sign CFL standouts Brayden Lenius, Dee Alford to future contracts

The Atlanta Falcons signed a pair of standouts from the Canadian Football League to future contracts for the 2022 season.Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver Brayden Lenius and Winnipeg Blue Bombers cornerback Dee Alford are both making the jump from the CFL to the Falcons.Lenius, a 6-foot-5 receiver, played in college at the University of Washington and [more]

Julio Jones hoping defensive coordinators underestimate him in postseason

It took Julio Jones 10 games to score his first touchdown with the Texans. He did it in Week 18, catching a 3-yard pass from Ryan Tannehill. It was Jones’ 62nd career touchdown catch.“It felt good to get out there and start hitting some shots, and making some plays for the offense,” Jones said, via [more]

Terry Fontenot hasn’t given up on the return of Calvin Ridley for 2022

Falcons receiver Calvin Ridley missed the final 11 games of the season, taking a leave of absence to deal with mental health issues. His future has remained uncertain since.General Manager Terry Fontenot said Tuesday that “nothing has changed.”“As an organization, we’ve done the best job we could just to support Calvin and do everything we [more]

Will a team fire its current coach for a shot at Brian Flores?

Although he’d be wise to pick his next destination carefully, former Dolphins coach Brian Flores could have immediate options for a second act. Beyond the five current vacancies (other than the one in Miami), there could still be more.But this isn’t about potentially undecided teams that could still fire, for example, a David Culley or [more]

Kyle Pitts: I feel like it was an OK start

Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts may not wind up as the offensive rookie of the year, but he showed why he was the fourth overall pick during his first NFL season.Pitts spent the year in one of the league’s least productive offenses and wound up with 68 catches for 1,026 yards on the year. He [more]

Kyle Shanahan, Dan Quinn renew acquaintances this weekend in 49ers-Cowboys game

Five years ago, the Falcons went on a Super Bowl run with Dan Quinn serving as head coach and Kyle Shanahan working as the offensive coordinator. (It ultimately didn’t work out.) On Sunday, Shanahan’s 49ers face the Cowboys, for whom Quinn has done a great job as first-year defensive coordinator.“Dan Quinn is one of the [more]

Broncos request to interview Dan Quinn

As the Broncos get ready to replace Vic Fangio, their first two reported candidates for head coach also have a defensive background.According to multiple reports, Denver has put in a request to interview Dallas defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.In his first year with the Cowboys, Quinn was hired as the Falcons’ head coach in 2015 and was [more]

PFT’s 2021 NFL offensive rookie of the year: Ja’Marr Chase

When the Bengals took wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase with the fifth overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft, there were people who thought they should have taken tackle Penei Sewell and those voices didn’t quiet down when Chase had issues catching the ball during the preseason.Chase was able to quiet them down once the regular [more]

2022 NFL draft order: Jaguars secure top pick; Giants get two choices in top seven

The Jaguars had the best day the organization has had in a long time. Jacksonville won its season finale over the Colts and still secured the No. 1 overall choice after the Lions beat the Packers.The Jaguars also had the No. 1 overall choice last year and drafted quarterback Trevor Lawrence.The Giants have two choices [more]

Saints lose Taysom Hill, beat Falcons 30-20 but miss out on playoffs

It seemed only fitting that the Saints would be fighting for their playoff lives with a backup-to-the-backup quarterback.Despite starting four quarterbacks this season — and losing their most recent starter in the second quarter — the Saints beat the Falcons 30-20 to keep their postseason hopes alive for a few minutes anyway. The Saints had [more]

Taysom Hill questionable to return with Lisfranc injury

It didn’t look good as Taysom Hill walked to the locker room with a slight limp, carrying his left shoe in his right hand. It does not sound good either.Saints coach Sean Payton told Fox sideline reporter Laura Okmin that the quarterback has a Lisfranc injury.The team lists Hill questionable to return, though it doesn’t [more]

Taysom Hill remains out, but Saints have 24-6 halftime lead

The Saints are in good position to make the postseason at halftime of their Week 18 game. They lead the Falcons 24-6 at intermission, and the 49ers are losing to the Rams 17-3.But New Orleans is without quarterback Taysom Hill, who was injured with 6:06 remaining in the first half. Hill left for the training [more]

Trevor Siemian replaces injured Taysom Hill and throws TD pass

Taysom Hill remained on the ground after landing awkwardly at the end of a 1-yard run.Falcons safety Shawn Williams had an innocuous tackle of Hill with 6:06 remaining in the first half. Hill walked off under his own power but went directly to the medical tent. Trevor Siemian replaced Hill, who went to the locker [more]

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