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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 […]

Fifth-year option tracker for 2018 NFL first-round picks

Fifth-year option tracker for 2018 NFL first-round picks

NFL teams will be adding first-round picks to their roster this week and some of them will then turn their attention to first-round picks from 2018. Fifth-year contract options for players selected in the first round that year need to be exercised by May 3 and […]

What’s next for Teddy Bridgewater?

What’s next for Teddy Bridgewater?

The Panthers quickly fell in love with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater during the 2020 offseason. After only one year, the Panthers have quickly fallen out of love with Bridgewater. The obvious takeaway from Carolina’s trade for quarterback Sam Darnold is that Bridgewater likely won’t be a Panther in 2021. The […]

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 […]

NFL Top 25 remaining free agents: Mitchell Schwartz tops the list

NFL Top 25 remaining free agents: Mitchell Schwartz tops the list

Free agency only officially began Wednesday, but most of the top free agents already know where they are playing next season. The top 37 players on PFT’s top 100 were franchised and/or have signed a new deal. Only 26 of the top 100 […]

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 […]

Where will Trent Williams land?

Where will Trent Williams land?

In 2019, he sat out the full season in Washington. In 2020, he instantly became the starting left tackle in San Francisco. Now, Trent Williams is heading to free agency for the first time. Regarded as one of the top available offensive linemen in free agency, the 49ers want […]