Offensive Player Rankings, Week 7: Dak Prescott among three QBs reaching new highs
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.
The First Read, Week 7: Raiders refuse to be rattled; Ja'Marr Chase proving Bengals right
How did the Raiders hold up after a wildly disruptive week? What has Ja'Marr Chase meant to the Bengals? Jeffri Chadiha explores that and more in his First Read ahead of Week 7 of the 2021 NFL season.
Bears headline four sneaky contenders; will Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr. ever find harmony?
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks identifies four sneaky playoff contenders. Plus, a look at the lack of chemistry between Baker Mayfield and Odell Beckham Jr., the latest example of why the preseason shouldn't be blown out of proportion and the rookie who's giving one of the league's top teams exactly what it needed.
Top 10 surprising performances so far: Cordarrelle Patterson, Dawson Knox among eyebrow-raisers
Did anyone see Cordarrelle Patterson's big year coming? What has made Dawson Knox such a potent receiving threat in 2021? Nick Shook ranks the 10 biggest surprises of the season so far.
NFL rookie rankings at Q1 of 2021 season: Mac Jones only QB in top 10
Mac Jones leads all QBs while two Chargers crack the top 10 in Daniel Jeremiah's ranking of the 25 best rookies through Week 4 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFL's top 10 deep threats: Bengals' Ja'Marr Chase lone rookie on list
Nick Shook ranks the top 10 deep threats of the 2021 NFL season. Where does Ja'Marr Chase, the only rookie in this list, land? And who holds the coveted No. 1 spot?
Raiders QB Derek Carr, Rams WR Cooper Kupp lead NFL Players of the Month
The NFL unveils its Players and Rookies of the Month for September.
'Thursday Night Football' preview: What to watch for in Jaguars-Bengals
NFL.com's Chase Goodbread previews four things to watch for when the Jacksonville Jaguars face off against the Cincinnati Bengals on "Thursday Night Football".
Top rookie debuts of 2021 NFL season: DeVonta Smith, Mac Jones shine
Nick Shook ranks the 10 best rookie debuts of the 2021 NFL season. Could Eagles WR DeVonta Smith's first time out have gone any better? Can the Patriots rest easy after Mac Jones' initial start?
2021 NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 2: Wide receivers
You have lineup questions. We have answers. At least we hope. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em is back for the 2021 NFL season.
Ja'Marr Chase to critics after Week 1 performance: 'I like to tell them, "Enjoy the show"'
All the preseason and training camp consternation surrounding Ja'Marr Chase was washed away in Week 1 as the first-round WR carved up the Vikings to the tune of five receptions for 101 yards and a touchdown. He had an interesting response on Good Morning Football when asked what he'd say to his critics.
NFL Week 1: Cardinals good, Bills bad, Packers ugly
With the opening Sunday of the 2021 season in the books, Adam Schein identifies the good (Arizona Cardinals), the bad (Buffalo Bills) and the ugly (Green Bay Packers) from a wild, unpredictable Week 1.
Zac Taylor on Ja'Marr Chase's big debut: 'I tried to tell everybody there was no concern on our end'
For weeks, the conversation around Bengals rookie WR Ja'Marr Chase has been about his struggles to catch the ball. But in his NFL debut, Chase looked like his college self.
Week 1 NFL underdogs: Ben Roethlisberger, Lions, Andy Dalton among 10 to track
Can an aging Big Ben rekindle old form to out-sling Josh Allen? Does Cleveland's new-look defense have what it takes to stop Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs? Marc Sessler identifies 10 underdogs to track in Week 1 of the 2021 regular season.
Ja'Marr Chase says lack of concentration led to drops: 'I know I left a lot of stuff out there'
The nagging consternation in Cincinnati never dissipated throughout training camp or the preseason, as Bengals rookie receiver Ja'Marr Chase struggled throughout and never turned the corner.
2021 AFC win-total projections: Browns win North; Steelers miss playoffs altogether
Are the Browns about to win their first division title since 1989? Will the Steelers miss the playoffs for the third time in four years? Analytics guru Cynthia Frelund reveals her projected win total for each AFC team.
2021 NFL Preseason, Week 3: 1 thing to watch for from all 32 teams
Will it be Cam Newton or Mac Jones who shines brightest for the Patriots against the Giants on Sunday? Chase Goodbread spotlights one thing to watch for from all 32 teams in preseason Week 3.
NFL Preseason Week 2 winners and losers: Whose stock is rising? On the decline?
Did Teddy Bridgewater pull into the lead in the Broncos' QB race? Is Micah Parsons the new face of the Cowboys' defense? How did Justin Fields fare in his second pro outing? Gregg Rosenthal identifies the winners and losers of NFL Preseason Week 2.
2021 NFL season: Best/worst-case projections for notable offensive rookies
Daniel Jeremiah reveals his projections for 13 of the NFL's top offensive rookies in 2021. What kind of production should we expect from the five first-round QBs? Will a second-rounder lead all rookies in receptions?
Bengals not 'down' on Ja'Marr Chase despite rookie WR's struggles with drops
After several weeks of training camp and two preseason tilts, Ja'Marr Chase's drops are all anyone in Cincinnati can talk about now. Chase flubbed all three of his targets in Friday's 17-13 loss to Washington.
2021 NFL season: One pivotal rookie for each of the 32 teams
Lance Zierlein identifies one pivotal rookie for each of the 32 NFL teams, a list that includes only one of the five quarterbacks selected in the first round of this year's draft.
2021 NFL preseason Week 1: What we learned about each AFC team
With one week of preseason action in the books ahead of the 2021 NFL season, Gregg Rosenthal checks in on each AFC team. Where do the Broncos stand at QB after a rock-solid showing from Drew Lock?
Bengals rookie Ja'Marr Chase on camp struggles: 'Rome wasn't built in a day'
Reports from Cincinnati suggest the Bengals offense has struggled to mesh through the first two weeks of training camp. Rookie WR Ja' Marr Chase preached patience after a good Tuesday practice.
Top 10 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates: Najee Harris top threat to Trevor Lawrence
Which players have the best shot to keep No. 1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence from taking home some hardware after the 2021 season? Lance Zierlein ranks his top 10 candidates for Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Schrager's Fab Five: Top 5 rookie performances of Week 6
Peter Schrager breaks down the top five rookie performances of Week 6 on "Good Morning Football."
Bengals offense continues to shine in win over Lions | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down the Cincinnati Bengals offense in the Week 6 win over the Detroit Lions.
Baldinger, Trotter: Top storylines for Bengals-Ravens in Week 7
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger, Jim Trotter talk the top storylines for Cincinnati Bengals and the Baltimore Ravens in the Week 7 matchup.
Top 5 fastest ball carriers from Week 6 | Next Gen Stats
Watch the top 5 fastest ball carriers from Week 6, according to Next Gen Stats
Best Ja'Marr Chase plays vs. Lions | Week 6
Watch Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase best plays vs. Lions during Week 6 of 2021 season.
Can't-Miss Play: Burrow uncorks 53-yard deep ball to Chase
Can't-Miss Play: Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow uncorks 53-yard deep ball to wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase.
Joe Burrow goes downtown to Ja'Marr Chase for 34 yards
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow goes downtown to wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase for 34 yards.
Ja'Marr Chase wins Week 5 Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie of the Week
Cincinnati Bengals WR Ja'Marr Chase wins Week 5 Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie of the Week.
Nick Shook: Most surprising players so far in 2021 season
NFL Network's Nick Shook shares his most surprising players so far in 2021 season.
Schrager's Fab Five: Top 5 rookie performances of Week 5
Peter Schrager breaks down the top five rookie performances of Week 5 on "Good Morning Football."
Next Gen Stats: Joe Burrow's 5 most improbable completions | Week 5
Watch Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow's five most improbable completions from Week 5 of the 2021 NFL season, according to Next Gen Stats.
Top 5 plays from Week 5 | Next Gen Stats
Next Gen Stats highlights some of the most impressive numbers and data from the top plays of Week 5
Most underrated players from Week 5 | Next Gen Stats
Analytics guru Cynthia Frelund takes us through the most unexpected performances from Week 5 of the NFL season.
Ja'Marr Chase's best plays vs. Packers | Week 5
Watch the best plays from Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase's day vs. the Green Bay Packers in Week 5 of the 2021 NFL Season.
Can't-Miss Play: Ja'Marr Chase's toe-tap grab defies expectation
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase catches a ball on the sideline with a toe-tapping grab.
Can't-Miss Play: Ja'Marr Chase channels Lynn Swann on bobbling grab
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase shows his concentration and talent on a bobbling grab for a 14-yard reception.
Ja'Marr Chase surpasses 100 yards receiving on 28-yard grab
Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase surpasses 100 yards receiving on a 28-yard grab in Week 5.
Can't-Miss Play: Joe Burrow goes WAY downtown to Ja'Marr Chase for 70-yard TD
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow throws a pass just out of reach of Green Bay Packers safety Darnell Savage to rookie wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase for a 70-yard touchdown, the longest pass of his career.
Ja'Marr Chase shares details with Dylan Schefter behind his end-zone celebration dance | 'NFL Slimetime'
Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase shares details with Dylan Schefter behind end-zone celebration dance on Nickelodeon's "NFL Slimetime".
Bengals' top 5 plays through quarter mark of 2021 season | Next Gen Stats
Watch the Cincinnati Bengals' top 5 plays from the first quarter mark of the 2021 season, according to Next Gen Stats.
PFF's top rookie performers at quarter mark
Check out the highest-graded rookies according to Pro Football Focus through the quarter mark of the NFL 2021 season.
Joe Burrow goes downtown to Ja'Marr Chase with perfect 44-yard dime
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow goes downtown to wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase with perfect 44-yard dime.
Bengals' OL gives Burrow clean pocket to hit toe-tapping Chase on third down
Cincinnati Bengals' offensive line gives quarterback Joe Burrow a clean pocket to hit toe-tapping wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase on third down.
Ja'Marr Chase September highlights | NFL Rookies of the Month
Watch Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase September highlights as he makes his case for the NFL Rookies of the Month.