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'Top 100 Players of 2021' finale: Who SHOULD be No. 1? My ranking of the top 10
Aug 27, 2021
NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2021" concludes this Saturday at 4 p.m. ET with the final countdown from No. 10 to No. 1. We already know the players, but how should they be ranked? In advance of the season finale, Adam Rank provides a pecking order.
Pro Football Hall of Fame: My Class of 2022 modern-era predictions
Aug 05, 2021
With the Pro Football Hall of Fame about to enshrine its newest members, Adam Rank predicts which modern-era players will make the Class of 2022. Is Steve Smith Sr. getting a gold jacket in his first year of eligibility?
State of the 2021 Buffalo Bills: Josh Allen's team ready to take next step?
Jul 22, 2021
After coming so close to the Super Bowl last season, are the Bills poised to get back to the title game for the first time in nearly 30 years? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise heading into the 2021 NFL season.
State of the 2021 Denver Broncos: Pivotal season ahead for Vic Fangio
Jul 15, 2021
Vic Fangio's third year as Denver's head coach feels like a pivotal season. Will the Broncos again fall flat? Or will they get back to the playoffs for the first time since their run to the Super Bowl 50 title? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
State of the 2021 Los Angeles Chargers: Can Brandon Staley lift talented roster into NFL playoffs?
Jul 14, 2021
Brandon Staley switched Los Angeles teams this offseason, taking over as head coach of the Chargers. Can his Bolts stay healthy enough to get back to the playoffs in 2021? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
State of the 2021 Kansas City Chiefs: Lombardi or bust for Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes and Co.
Jul 12, 2021
Are the Kansas City Chiefs poised to end a third straight season on Super Bowl Sunday? Will Andy Reid and Patrick Mahomes hoist the Lombardi Trophy once again? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
State of the 2021 Jacksonville Jaguars: Optimism reigns with arrivals of Trevor Lawrence, Urban Meyer
Jul 07, 2021
Will the Jaguars enjoy a quick turnaround under Urban Meyer with first overall pick Trevor Lawrence at the helm of the offense? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise heading into the 2021 NFL season.
State of the 2021 Baltimore Ravens: It's time for Lamar Jackson and Co. to hit Super Bowl Sunday
Jul 01, 2021
The Lamar Jackson-led Ravens have been one of the NFL's most exciting teams of late. Is this the year when Baltimore returns to the Super Bowl? Adam Rank examines the state of the franchise.
State of the 2021 Pittsburgh Steelers: Does Ben Roethlisberger have one last Super Bowl run in him?
Jun 28, 2021
Could this be the final season of the Ben Roethlisberger era in Pittsburgh? Can the 39-year-old deliver the Steelers a seventh Super Bowl title? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
State of the 2021 Los Angeles Rams: Sean McVay, Matthew Stafford should be eyeing Lombardi Trophy
Jun 24, 2021
Sean McVay and Co. welcomed Matthew Stafford to Los Angeles this offseason, leaving no room for excuses in 2021. Can the Rams get back to the Super Bowl? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
State of the 2021 Seattle Seahawks: Will Russell Wilson drama remain in the rearview?
Jun 23, 2021
This offseason in Seattle began with serious drama on the Russell Wilson front, but the superstar quarterback says he's "ready to roll" with the Seahawks in 2021. Is this a temporary reconciliation? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
State of the 2021 San Francisco 49ers: Super Bowl or bust in Kyle Shanahan's fifth season
Jun 21, 2021
After an injury-riddled 2020 season, the San Francisco 49ers are back with a roster that appears loaded on paper. Can Kyle Shanahan get them back to the Super Bowl? Adam Rank examines the state of the franchise ahead of the 2021 campaign.
State of the 2021 Chicago Bears: Can Justin Fields halt the never-ending search for a quarterback?
Jun 17, 2021
Is Chicago's never-ending search for a quarterback ... over? Could Justin Fields truly be The Guy? And how does the rest of the roster look heading into the 2021 NFL season? Adam Rank explores the state of the Bears.
State of the 2021 Detroit Lions: Dan Campbell era begins with promise after transformative offseason
Jun 16, 2021
It's been a transformative offseason in Detroit, with Dan Campbell and Brad Holmes taking the reins. How will this new era begin? Adam Rank addresses the state of the Lions ahead of the 2021 NFL season.
State of the 2021 Green Bay Packers: Aaron Rodgers dilemma has franchise at a crossroads
Jun 15, 2021
Will Aaron Rodgers and the Packers put aside their differences and make another run at the Lombardi Trophy? Or will Jordan Love have to grow up quick? Adam Rank explores the state of the Green Bay franchise heading into the 2021 NFL season.
State of the 2021 New Orleans Saints: How will Sean Payton navigate life after Drew Brees?
Jun 04, 2021
What will the Saints look like without Drew Brees? How will Sean Payton navigate the 2021 season without his gridiron soulmate? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise, highlighting the most significant players, games and question marks.