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Free agent signings no longer count in compensatory pick formula

Free agent signings no longer count in compensatory pick formula

When the Ravens brought in tackle Alejandro Villanueva for a visit last month, word from Baltimore reporters was that the team was not expected to make a move until after the draft. Compensatory draft picks were central to that approach. The Ravens and […]

21 fifth-year options picked up for 2018 first-round picks

21 fifth-year options picked up for 2018 first-round picks

The deadline for NFL teams to exercise their fifth-year contract options on 2018 first-round picks passed on Monday afternoon and 21 players had those options picked up. Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold is part of that group. Carolina traded for Darnold last month and announced their […]

Eight quarterbacks drafted in first three rounds, most in common draft era

Eight quarterbacks drafted in first three rounds, most in common draft era

Eight quarterbacks have been selected so far in the 2021 NFL draft, the most through three rounds since the NFL began the “common draft” era in 1967. Friday night saw three quarterbacks selected, when Kyle Trask went to Tampa Bay at the […]

Get to know Kellen Mond

Get to know Kellen Mond

A week from today, Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond will have his name associated with an NFL team. For now, neither he nor anyone else knows the team that will select him or the round in which he’ll go. There’s a chance your favorite team will end up taking […]

Texans signing Jaleel Johnson

Texans signing Jaleel Johnson

The Texans withdrew the tender from restricted free agent P.J. Hall on Wednesday. The reason has become clear: Houston is signing free agent defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. The Texans had Johnson and offensive lineman Lane Taylor in town for visits. Minnesota made Johnson […]

Packers-Chiefs, Cardinals-Browns among additions to 2021’s 17-game schedule

Packers-Chiefs, Cardinals-Browns among additions to 2021’s 17-game schedule

NFL owners have approved a 17-game schedule for the 2021 season and that means each team now has a new opponent on their schedule. The 17th game will be an intra-conference game each season and teams the conferences will alternate hosting duties. The AFC will host […]

Texans signing Hardy Nickerson

Texans signing Hardy Nickerson

The Texans have been busy in the early stages of free agency, and that trend has continued. Houston announced the signing of linebacker Hardy Nickerson Jr. on Monday afternoon. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Nickerson spent his first three years with the Bengals before signing with the Vikings […]

NFL Top 25 remaining free agents 2021: Kenny Golladay tops the list

NFL Top 25 remaining free agents 2021: Kenny Golladay tops the list

Free agency only officially began today, but most of the top free agents already know where they are playing next season. The top six players on PFT’s top 100 were franchised and/or have signed a new deal with the team they were […]

NFL Top 100 free agents 2021: Shaq Barrett highest-ranked player not to get tagged

NFL Top 100 free agents 2021: Shaq Barrett highest-ranked player not to get tagged

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2021 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and […]

Cowboys receive league-high four compensatory draft picks in 2021

Cowboys receive league-high four compensatory draft picks in 2021

The NFL announced its 2021 compensatory draft picks, which now include special compensatory picks rewarding teams for developing minority coaches and executives. The selections this year are from the third to sixth rounds. With the CBA limiting the number of compensatory selections to the number of […]