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Ben Linsey

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10 takeaways from the 2023 PFF QB Annual

The PFF QB Annual returns with a look back at the 2022 season for 40 of this year's prospective starting quarterbacks, including the first four quarterbacks selected in the 2023 NFL Draft.

by Ben Linsey 1 month ago

2023 NFL Draft: 6 biggest steals of Round 1

Ben Linsey breaks down the six biggest steals from Round 1 in the 2023 NFL Draft.

by Ben Linsey 3 months ago

2023 NFL Draft Preview: Answering 15 questions about top prospects using PFF's database

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From Bryce Young's projected playing weight to Sam LaPorta's tackle-shedding ability, we dive into 15 questions about the top 2023 NFL Draft prospects.

by Ben Linsey 3 months ago

The Jordan Love era begins: What to expect from the Green Bay Packers' new QB1

Jordan Love remains a mystery box. And for better or worse, that box will finally be opened in 2023 with Aaron Rodgers now out of the picture in Green Bay.

by Ben Linsey 4 months ago Green Bay Packers

NFL Week 18 Game Recap: Pittsburgh Steelers 28, Cleveland Browns 14

The Pittsburgh Steelers handled their business with a 28-14 victory over the Cleveland Browns in Week 18 but missed out on the postseason due to results around the league.

NFL Week 17 Game Recap: New York Giants 38, Indianapolis Colts 10

The New York Giants clinched their first playoff berth since 2016 in dominant fashion with a 38-10 victory over the floundering Indianapolis Colts.

NFL Week 16 Game Recap: Cincinnati Bengals 22, New England Patriots 18

It looked like the Cincinnati Bengals were going to cover as three-point favorites with ease, but the New England Patriots made things interesting late in a 22-18 loss to Cincinnati.

NFL Week 15 Game Recap: New Orleans Saints 21, Atlanta Falcons 18

The first game of the Desmond Ridder era in Atlanta began with a 21-18 loss to the New Orleans Saints after a 3.7-yard-per-attempt performance from the Falcons rookie.

NFL Week 14 Game Recap: Jacksonville Jaguars 36, Tennessee Titans 22

The Jacksonville Jaguars had a 3% chance to win the AFC South entering Week 14, per PFF’s rest-of-season simulations, but that jumped to just north of 10% following this 36-22 victory over the Tennessee Titans.

NFL Week 13 Game Recap: Philadelphia Eagles 35, Tennessee Titans 10

The Philadelphia Eagles’ dominant 35-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans was highlighted by a vengeful 119-yard, two-touchdown performance from WR A.J. Brown against his former team.

NFL Week 11 Game Recap: Baltimore Ravens 13, Carolina Panthers 3

Outside of a Demarcus Robinson spike game, things weren’t pretty for the Baltimore Ravens offense in their 13-3 victory over the Carolina Panthers.

NFL Week 10 Game Recap: Tennessee Titans 17, Denver Broncos 10

It was far from an explosive performance from the Tennessee Titans offense, but they continue to find ways to win. This time it came in the form of a 17-10 victory at the expense of the floundering Denver Broncos. 

NFL Week 9 Game Recap: Los Angeles Chargers 20, Atlanta Falcons 17

Cameron Dicker converted his 37-yard field goal attempt as time expired to secure a 20-17 victory that sent the Los Angeles Chargers to 5-3 on the season.

NFL Week 8 Game Recap: Dallas Cowboys 49, Chicago Bears 29

The Dallas Cowboys offense got everything they wanted against the Chicago Bears in a 49-29 victory that took the Cowboys to 6-2 on the season. 

by Ben Linsey 9 months ago Chicago Bears Dallas Cowboys

NFL Week 7 Game Recap: Tennessee Titans 19, Indianapolis Colts 10

Four Randy Bullock field goals and a standout defensive performance provided enough cushion for a 19-10 victory, pushing Tennessee to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the division through seven weeks.

NFL Week 6 Game Recap: New York Giants 24, Baltimore Ravens 20

The New York Giants continue their fast start to the season with a 24-20 victory over the Baltimore Ravens.

NFL Week 5 Game Recap: Los Angeles Chargers 30, Cleveland Browns 28

The Los Angeles Chargers came out on top in a back-and-forth Week 5 affair against the Cleveland Browns, advancing to 3-2 with a 30-28 victory.

NFL Week 4 Game Recap: New York Jets 24, Pittsburgh Steelers 20

The New York Jets’ 24-20 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers featured the 2022 debut for both Zach Wilson and rookie Kenny Pickett.

Updated NFL roster rankings for all 32 teams for 2022: Strengths, weaknesses and X factors for every starting lineup

PFF stacks the most complete rosters from top to bottom after the preseason, with Super Bowl contenders leading the way.

by Ben Linsey 11 months ago

Re-drafting the 2020 NFL Draft: Justin Herbert joins the Commanders and the Detroit Lions take Justin Jefferson

Two years have passed since the Cincinnati Bengals selected quarterback Joe Burrow first overall in the 2020 NFL Draft. Ben Linsey takes a look back on how the draft should have gone, which includes Justin Herbert going to Washington and Justin Jefferson going to Detroit.

by Ben Linsey 1 year ago

Ben Linsey joined PFF full-time in May 2019. He works as an NFL analyst and as part of the team that produces prep work for NBC's Sunday Night Football.

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