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NFL quarterback relocations: How will Russell Wilson, Matt Ryan and others fare on new teams?
Apr 11, 2022
Several big-name quarterbacks have been on the move this offseason, including nine-time Pro Bowler Russell Wilson. How will these QBs fare with new teams? David Carr examines the relocations of seven signal-callers, providing 2022 stat projections and analysis.
2022 NFL offseason: Ten quarterbacks worth pursuing via free agency, draft or trade
Mar 08, 2022
Does Jameis Winston top the crop of free-agent signal-callers? How impressive is prospect Kenny Pickett? David Carr identifies his top 10 quarterbacks worth pursuing via free agency, the 2022 NFL Draft or trade.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 18: Three playoff offenses with serious concerns
Jan 04, 2022
The postseason is less than two weeks away, so time is running out for contending teams to get right. David Carr spotlights the three playoff offenses that concern him the most. Plus, updated rankings of the top 15 offensive players.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 14: Four teams whose 2022 starting QB isn't on the current roster
Dec 07, 2021
Which NFL teams will be looking elsewhere for a new QB in 2022? David Carr sees four organizations making a sizeable change at the game's most important position. Plus, Jonathan Taylor hits a new high in the offensive player rankings.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 12: Can struggling Seahawks' and Browns' offenses be fixed?
Nov 23, 2021
David Carr takes a closer look at two offenses -- Seattle and Cleveland -- that aren't living up to their expectations. Can either be fixed? Plus, Justin Jefferson soars up Carr's top 15 player rankings.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 11: Re-drafting the 2021 first-round rookie quarterbacks
Nov 18, 2021
What if Justin Fields had been drafted by the Steelers and Mac Jones played for a different AFC East team? David Carr re-drafts the 2021 rookie QBs taken in the first round. Plus, there's a new No. 1 in his offensive player rankings.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 9: How the Jets can help Zach Wilson ... by staying with Mike White
Nov 02, 2021
David Carr says the New York Jets can help rookie quarterback Zach Wilson ... by sticking with Mike White. Plus, two other quarterback scenarios to track and an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in the NFL today.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 8: Matt Ryan, Ryan Tannehill among NFL's most underrated right now
Oct 26, 2021
David Carr spotlights six of the most underrated offensive players in the NFL right now, lauding a pair of veteran quarterbacks, a trio of receivers and one second-year running back. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive stars.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 7: Dak Prescott among three QBs reaching new highs
Oct 19, 2021
Dak Prescott played some of the best football of his career in the Cowboys' win over New England. David Carr looks into why Dak and two other QBs are reaching new highs, and why another is at a low point. Plus, updated top 15 offensive player rankings heading into Week 7.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 6: Five QBs under 30 I'd want to build a franchise around
Oct 12, 2021
After a weekend full of incredible efforts by young quarterbacks, David Carr identifies five QBs under 30 years old that he'd build a franchise around. He's high on Patrick Mahomes and Dak Prescott, but neither player is No. 1 on his list.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 5: Could the Pittsburgh Steelers bench Ben Roethlisberger?
Oct 05, 2021
Pittsburgh's deep in the AFC North cellar at 1-3. The offense ranks near the bottom of the NFL in most categories. Does Mike Tomlin have to consider benching Ben Roethlisberger? David Carr provides his thoughts. Plus, updated offensive player rankings heading into Week 5.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 4: The good and bad of each rookie QB's season so far
Sep 28, 2021
Where has Zach Wilson fallen short with the Jets? Can the Bears do better with Justin Fields? David Carr breaks down every rookie starting QB's season. Plus, updated offensive player rankings heading into Week 4.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 2: Why offensive woes could linger for Packers, Titans
Sep 14, 2021
The Packers and Titans struggled offensively in their season-opening losses, but were those issues ominous or a fluke? David Carr weighs in. Plus, he reveals his top 15 offensive player rankings heading into Week 2.
Quarterback relocations: Sam Darnold, Matthew Stafford benefit from move; Jared Goff will struggle
Apr 06, 2021
David Carr projects the performances of eight quarterbacks who've relocated this offseason. Which passers will produce more with their new team in 2021 than they did in 2020? Who will stay level? And who'll fall off?
2021 NFL free agency: One offensive free agent each AFC playoff team must keep
Feb 11, 2021
As the NFL turns the page to the 2021 offseason, even the 14 playoff teams -- some of the league's most complete units -- must start reconstructing their rosters. David Carr is here to help! He picks one offensive free agent that each AFC playoff team must find a way to keep.
Four teams that should pursue Texans QB Deshaun Watson
Jan 19, 2021
Speculation about Deshaun Watson's potential exit from the Houston Texans has arisen after the events of the last several weeks. With several NFL teams already making calls to Houston, David Carr lists the four teams that he thinks should pursue the QB.
2020 NFL Divisional Round: Best way to exploit each offense
Jan 12, 2021
This weekend's Divisional Round features six of the seven top-scoring offenses from the regular season, but David Carr reveals the best way for opposing defenses to exploit each of the remaining eight offensive units in the playoffs.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 17: Six players who need a fresh start in 2021
Dec 29, 2020
In the wake of his release, Dwayne Haskins might benefit from a change-of-scenery reset. Who else could use an offseason move? David Carr lists offensive players in need of a fresh start. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in 2020.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 14: Teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the current roster
Dec 08, 2020
What's next for franchises without a true answer at the game's most important position? David Carr spotlights seven teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the roster. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in the NFL.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 10: Blueprints for beating Tom Brady, Russell Wilson exposed?
Nov 10, 2020
Did Week 9 reveal the blueprints for defeating Tom Brady and Russell Wilson? David Carr dives into each quarterback's surprisingly poor performance. Plus, there's a new No. 1 in the top-15 offensive player rankings.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 8: Top five QBs under 25 I'd build around
Oct 27, 2020
After big performances from Kyler Murray and Justin Herbert, David Carr lists the top five quarterbacks under 25 he'd build a team around. Plus, Tom Brady enters his offensive player rankings for the first time this season.
Quarterback relocations: Tom Brady, Philip Rivers set up to thrive
Mar 26, 2020
This fall, Tom Brady will play for a team other than the New England Patriots for the first time in 20 years. How will the G.O.A.T. fare in Tampa? David Carr examines five big-name QB relocations, providing stat projections and analysis for each.
Ten quarterbacks worth pursuing in free agency/2020 NFL Draft
Feb 19, 2020
Prospect Joe Burrow just had one of the best seasons in college football history, while free agent Tom Brady is arguably the best QB the NFL has ever seen. Where do they rank in David Carr's list of the top 10 quarterbacks worth pursuing in free agency and the 2020 NFL Draft?
Offensive player rankings, Week 16: Evaluating veteran QB play
Dec 18, 2019
Nine notable NFL quarterbacks will be 35 or older by the start of the 2020 regular season. How many of those guys still have what it takes to be a starting NFL QB? David Carr gives his two cents. Plus, updated offensive player rankings.
Offensive player rankings, Week 12: Tom Brady falls out of top 15
Nov 19, 2019
Tom Brady acknowledged Sunday that the Patriots' defense is "keeping us in every game." Can the offense pick it up down the stretch? David Carr explains why the Pats' offensive woes makes them a playoff liability. Plus, updated offensive player rankings.
Offensive player rankings, Week 7: Assessing two QB situations
Oct 15, 2019
After getting benched last week, does Marcus Mariota have a future in Tennessee? How long will Andy Dalton stay on the field for the winless Bengals? David Carr assesses the QB situations in Tennessee and Cincy. Plus, updated rankings.
Offensive player rankings, Week 5: Thielen's frustration justified
Oct 01, 2019
With Minnesota's struggles in the pass game, do Minnesota WRs Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs have the right to be frustrated? David Carr says the receivers' feelings are understandable -- and lists two others in the same boat. Plus, updated offensive player rankings.
Offensive player rankings, Week 4: Six quarterbacks in top 15
Sep 24, 2019
Cam Newton might not see the field for several weeks after suffering a foot injury. David Carr explains why the Panthers are better off starting Kyle Allen for the remainder of the 2019 season. Plus, updated offensive player rankings.
Offensive player rankings, Week 3: How Saints go on sans Brees
Sep 17, 2019
The New Orleans Saints will roll with Teddy Bridgewater under center for 6-8 weeks. David Carr reveals three keys to the Saints' offensive success without Drew Brees. Plus, updated offensive player rankings heading into Week 3.
The next Brady-Belichick? Six QB-coach duos with bright futures
Jan 22, 2019
Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have enjoyed nearly two decades of success, while their Super Bowl LIII opponents, Sean McVay and Jared Goff, could just be getting started. David Carr lists six QB-coach combos that could enjoy sustained success.
Offensive player rankings, Week 17: Lamar Jackson in ideal spot
Dec 26, 2018
Although Lamar Jackson slid in April's draft, Baltimore ended up being the perfect landing spot for the young passer. David Carr lists four other offensive rookies who ended up in good situations. Plus, see his updated rankings.