2021 NFL Mock Draft: Texans trade Deshaun Watson to Dolphins and go O-line, Panthers move up for QB

2021 NFL Mock Draft: Texans trade Deshaun Watson to Dolphins and go O-line, Panthers move up for QB

Clemson • Jr • 6’6″ / 220 lbs Projected Team Jacksonville PROSPECT RNK 1st POSITION RNK 1st A lot will change in my mocks over the coming weeks. This won’t. Trevor Lawrence will be the first pick in the draft, and it will be the Jaguars drafting him. He is not a sure thing, but […]

Buccaneers Super Bowl parade: Bruce Arians tells Lavonte David he 'ain't going nowhere' this offseason

2021 NFL Free Agency: Lavonte David leads linebacker crop that is strong at the top but very thin

The team here at CBS Sports has taken it upon ourselves to preview every single position’s free agency class.  Tyler Sullivan walked through the stacked wide receiver market, headed by Allen Robinson and Chris Godwin, among others; Patrik Walker dug into the deep and intriguing running back crop, led by Aaron Jones; Jordan Dajani wrote about the tight end market, which […]

NFL franchise tag 2021 tracker: Full list of players to receive tags ahead of free agency

NFL franchise tag 2021 tracker: Full list of players to receive tags ahead of free agency

Tim Heitman / USA TODAY Sports The 2021 NFL offseason won’t officially begin until March 17, but starting this week, all 32 teams are allowed to begin using franchise tags in anticipation of free agency. From Feb. 23-March 9, each club can designate one player with a franchise or transition tag, essentially securing their rights […]

Could Russell Wilson be traded? There's one clear landing spot, and it could reignite a franchise

Seahawks got calls about Russell Wilson from one-third of NFL teams, some clubs predict QB’s price, per report

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Russell Wilson has made plenty of waves throughout the infancy of the 2021 offseason. So much so that roughly a third of the league has called the Seattle Seahawks to see what it may take to acquire the superstar quarterback via trade, according to Michael Silver of the NFL Network. While Seattle […]

2021 NFL Mock Draft: Micah Parsons falls to New England, Saints grab Mac Jones to replace Drew Brees

2021 NFL Draft: Breaking down the top 5 prospects at each defensive position

USATSI As the pre-draft process progresses, it becomes clear which players have separated themselves at each position. When the pool dwindles, it is helpful to watch those players all at once to either confirm or reject the order in which they are ranked. Last week, I broke down the top five players at each offensive […]

Mike Iupati, former All-Pro and Pro Bowl guard, retires after 11 NFL seasons due to mounting injuries

Mike Iupati, former All-Pro and Pro Bowl guard, retires after 11 NFL seasons due to mounting injuries

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Longtime NFL guard Mike Iupati is retiring. Iupati, 33, who most recently played for the Seattle Seahawks, told The Spokesman-Review, “My body was telling me it was time to close the door.” Iupati suffered injuries to his knee and neck in 2020, which limited him to 10 games. He had previously dealt with […]

2021 NFL free agency: Lions' Kenny Golladay a strong candidate to receive the franchise tag

2021 NFL free agency: Lions’ Kenny Golladay a strong candidate to receive the franchise tag

The Detroit Lions have several notable free agents to consider re-signing this offseason, including their top two wide receivers in Marvin Jones and Kenny Golladay. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the latter is a strong candidate to receive the franchise tag if they cannot agree to terms on a new deal, as the […]

Eagles will strongly consider picking a quarterback with No. 6 pick in 2021 NFL Draft, per reports

Eagles will strongly consider picking a quarterback with No. 6 pick in 2021 NFL Draft, per reports

When the Philadelphia Eagles agreed to trade former MVP candidate Carson Wentz to the Indianapolis Colts, marking the end of a mercurial five-year relationship, some viewed the move as an official promotion for backup Jalen Hurts. The latter, after all, took over for Wentz at the end of 2020 and cost the Eagles a second-round draft […]

NFL insider notes: Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger in game of chicken and why there's only one 2021 option for QB

NFL insider notes: Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger in game of chicken and why there’s only one 2021 option for QB

It certainly appears that a high-stakes game of chicken is looming between the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger. Wonder who flinches first? Thus far the sides are doing the dance through the media, in remarks from ownership and coach Mike Tomlin and, most recently, general manager Kevin Colbert about the situation between the team and its […]

2021 NFL free agency: 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo among 25 potential big-name cap casualties

2021 NFL free agency: 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo among 25 potential big-name cap casualties

The 2021 NFL offseason promises lots of big-name movement, thanks to an unprecedented quarterback trade market and a top-heavy free agent class featuring young stars like Dak Prescott and Chris Godwin. But the pool of available veterans could — and likely will — grow exponentially as teams trim bloated salaries and look to stay under […]