Author: Sam Monson

Top 50 NFL free agents of 2017

Senior Analyst Sam Monson runs down the list of the top NFL free agents set to hit the open market.

3 days ago
DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon

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Looking at the 7 rookies to crack the 2016 Top 101

Senior Analyst Sam Monson looks at the 2016 rookie class, one of the strongest in a decade.

7 days ago
Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott

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Ranking the NFL’s 15 best edge rushers in the 2016 season

Oakland's Khalil Mack tops Pro Football Focus' list of the best edge rushers in the 2016 NFL season.

1 week ago
Khalil Mack

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10 big-name players that didn’t make PFF’s Top 101

Sam Monson explains why players like Patrick Peterson and LeSean McCoy didn't crack the Top 101 for 2016.

1 week ago
Patrick Peterson

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Terence Newman remains somehow dominant at age 38

The Vikings CB was one of the best in the league last year despite being retirement age. Senior Analyst Sam Monson looks at the veteran's performance.

2 weeks ago
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Why Eagles DE Brandon Graham is underrated

Focusing on raw sack numbers paints an incomplete picture, and Senior Analyst Sam Monson explains why Graham is better than that single stat.

2 weeks ago
Brandon Graham

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Top 101 players from the 2016 NFL season

Pro Football Focus counts down the 101 best players from the 2016 NFL season.

1 week ago
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady

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The five plays that turned Super Bowl LI for New England

Senior Analyst Sam Monson recaps the most crucial plays in the Patriots' historic comeback win over the Falcons.

2 weeks ago
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Julio Jones, Dwight Freeney top-graded players in first half of Super Bowl LI

Senior Analyst Sam Monson breaks down the top takeaways in Super Bowl LI through two quarters.

2 weeks ago
Julio Jones

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Super Bowl XXXVI grades: Good flashes from Brady, but plenty of mistakes in win over Rams

Grades and top takeaways from the Patriots' Super Bowl XXXVI win over the St. Louis Rams.

2 weeks ago
Tom Brady, Kurt Warner

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