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NFL secondary rankings: All 32 teams entering 2018

Senior Analyst Mike Renner outlines PFF's all-32 team rankings in the defensive secondary, a unit that can literally make, or break your team.

10 months ago
NFL run-defense rankings: All 32 teams entering 2018

Senior Analysts Gordon McGuinness & Mike Renner take a look at our PFF preseason rankings for all 32 team's units in terms of run defense.

10 months ago
PFF Forecast: NFC North preview, projections, win/loss totals

PFF Data Scientists and PFF Forecast hosts Eric Eager and George Chahrouri preview the NFC North including win/loss projections, Super Bowl probability and much more.

10 months ago
The NFL's prototypical defensive backs for each secondary position

John Kosko breaks down the prototype NFL defender for each different scheme's position in the secondary.

11 months ago
The top 50 NFL players for 2018

PFF Senior Analyst Sam Monson and the PFF team rank the top 50 players for 2018.

11 months ago
The Vikings' Harrison Smith had the best single-game performance of any safety in 2017

Harrison Smith was dominant in all areas of the game against the Packers while playing multiple positions. He came away with the best single-game performance among safeties and among all positions.

Top 101 players from the 2017 NFL season

Pro Football Focus counts down the 101 best players from the 2017 NFL season.

1 year ago
Vikings versatile safety Smith earns PFF's Defensive Player of the Year

Senior Analyst Steve Palazzolo breaks down what made Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith stand out in 2017, PFF's Defensive Player of the Year.

1 year ago
Harrison Smith, the PFF Dwight Stephenson Award winner

Senior analyst Sam Monson breaks down Harrison Smith, PFF's Stephenson Award winner, and best player in the NFL this year.

Refocused: Minnesota Vikings 29, New Orleans Saints 24

All of the PFF-exclusive takeaways from Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs, and the Minnesota Vikings' 29-24 win over the New Orleans Saints.

1 year ago