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NFL execs debate the top QBs in the 2021 NFL draft: Lawrence vs. Fields, more
We check in with scouts and execs on the top passers in the class, and which teams might make big moves to land one of them.
Answering NFL draft questions for potential top-10 picks: Who wants a QB?
Will the Jets replace Sam Darnold? Could the Giants draft a QB? How will the Cowboys and Falcons address their defenses? We answer early draft questions for 12 teams.
- Minn. WR Bateman opts out of season, eyes draft
- Horn, Mukuamu leave Gamecocks for NFL draft
- Louisville RB Hawkins opts out to enter NFL draft
- Hill: Declaring for draft, not returning to Miss. St.
Kiper's Big Board rankings for the 2021 NFL draft: QB surprises, dominant WRs and more
BYU quarterback Zach Wilson is rising up boards for next year's draft, but he's not alone. Mel Kiper updates his 2021 rankings.
2021 NFL draft rankings: McShay's top 32 prospects, including five QBs
Todd McShay has five quarterbacks in his most recent ranking of the top 32 prospects in the 2021 NFL draft class -- including two big risers.
Projected 2021 NFL draft order: It's Jets vs. Jaguars for the No. 1 pick
The Jets and Jaguars have combined for one win in 20 games, and both could target a quarterback at the top of next year's draft.
Is Mac Jones a legit NFL prospect? Kiper & McShay debate
Mac Jones is lighting up college football, but what is the Alabama QB's pro potential? Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay weigh in.
Could Justin Fields get drafted before Trevor Lawrence?
Louis Riddick weighs in on the talent gap between Ohio State QB Justin Fields and Clemson's Trevor Lawrence.
Who is the top edge rusher in the 2021 NFL draft? Kiper and McShay debate
This draft class doesn't have an elite pass-rusher, but there are a few intriguing prospects. Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay weigh in.
Could Fields challenge Lawrence for top pick? Kiper weighs in
Mel Kiper Jr. calls Justin Fields a great quarterback, but still has him going with the second pick in the draft after Trevor Lawrence.
Would Jerry Jones pass on Trevor Lawrence? Ryan Clark says, 'Hell no!'
Ryan Clark does not believe Jerry Jones when he says it's ridiculous for the Cowboys to consider drafting a QB like Trevor Lawrence when they have Dak Prescott.
Jets find a new way to lose, clinch worst start in franchise history
The Jets clinched their 30th losing season in 61 years, including a current streak of five in a row.
Jets' 'pursuit' of 0-16 and top pick could be ruined by ... Bill Belichick
The Jets are halfway to a winless season, which could land them the No. 1 pick in 2021 -- unless they mess it up by beating the suddenly bad Patriots.
Trevor Lawrence not ruling out return to Clemson
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is keeping his options open on returning for his senior season.
Cowboys' Ben DiNucci reminds Mike McCarthy 'of a young Marc Bulger'
The seventh-round pick entered Dallas' Week 7 game against Washington following an injury to starter Andy Dalton.
Kiper & McShay pick first-round sleepers, risers and Big Ten prospects to watch for the NFL draft
How high could Alabama RB Najee Harris rise in next year's draft? What about Crimson Tide QB Mac Jones?
Deshaun Watson keeps Texans competitive in OT loss to Titans
What makes this 1-5 team attractive for future coaching candidates? Their young quarterback Deshaun Watson.
QB Lance skips spring season, enters NFL draft
Trey Lance, a draft-eligible sophomore who will skip the spring season at North Dakota State, is projected as the third-best quarterback available for the 2021 draft.
Kiper's updated QB rankings for the 2021 NFL draft: Who's rising?
Florida's Kyle Trask looks like a first-round pick, and there are a few other intriguing signal-callers to watch closely.
Lions and Texans meet with coaches whose jobs are not secure
— The Detroit Lions decided to give Matt Patricia another chance to coach this year and have chosen to stick with him during a shaky season.
Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes readies for matchup with Tom Brady
Patrick Mahomes admitted it will be strange seeing Tom Brady in a Bucs uniform this weekend, but the Chiefs QB said he's excited for a matchup against someone who is a "global star."
Indianapolis Colts put DeForest Buckner on reserve/COVID-19 list
DeForest Buckner, the anchor of the interior part of the Colts defensive line, has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list and his status for Sunday's game against Tennessee is in question.
Smith, Dalton get Thanksgiving nods for Washington, Cowboys
— Alex Smith and Andy Dalton have 25 years of experience as NFL quarterbacks combined but just one Thanksgiving start between them.
Los Angeles Chargers demote special-teams coach
After a series of breakdowns on special teams nearly cost the Chargers against the Jets on Sunday, coach Anthony Lynn has demoted coordinator George Stewart.
QB Teddy Bridgewater's return for Panthers comes against former team; Christian McCaffrey not expected to play
Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will return for Sunday's game at Minnesota.