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Rich Gannon thinks Tampa Bay Buccaneers WRs Mike Evans and Chris Godwin should want more experienced QB Baker Mayfield to win the starting job over Kyle Trask. However, they will need to show some patience.
Baker Mayfield Should Be Buccaneers Starting Quarterback in 2023
Marty Mornhinweg says Baker Mayfield needs to take control of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ offense and lead them in 2023. Can the Buccaneers win the NFC South without Tom Brady?
25 Under 25: Ranking NFL’s Top Young Players
Most of today’s top college football players enter the NFL with a higher level of training in pro-style offenses and defenses and the nuances of their positions. This is reflected in their early success on the field. There are nine wide receivers on my list, which confirms the dominance of the passing game with so […]
Tracking NFL Contract Incentives Heading Into 2023 Season
When NFL contracts are signed, the initially reported numbers are inflated. We usually are told the max amount a player could make during the life of the contract before being told how much is fully guaranteed and how much of the money comes via incentives. The 33rd Team has obtained incentives in player contracts signed […]
Every NFL Team’s OTA, Mandatory Minicamp Dates
The NFL offseason tends to slow down following the 2023 NFL Draft. However, the start of OTAs and mandatory minicamps signals the slow ramp-up to the start of the season. Here’s a look at each NFL team’s dates for OTAs and mandatory minicamps. Offseason Workout Dates Arizona Cardinals OTA Offseason Workouts: May 22, May 24-25, […]
Dynasty Fantasy Football: 2023 NFL Wide Receiver Tier Rankings
Building your dynasty squad around wide receivers is a double-edged sword. The pro side is receivers have longer shelf lives and are more predictable on a year-to-year basis. In other words, they provide stability and flexibility to build your dynasty squad because you don’t have to be as worried about high-value risk. On the flip […]
NFL Head Coaching Rankings: Which Team’s Coach Reigns Supreme?
I know exactly how this goes. You ignore these introductory paragraphs, look at the rankings, identify a coach that is too low, probably the coach of “your” team, and then criticize the entire list as being stupid without looking at the reasons why he is ranked where he is and the logic behind the selection. […]
NFL Division Winners: Betting Which Team Is Most Likely to Repeat
Former NFL Executive Jeff Diamond released a great piece ranking each team’s chances of repeating as division winners. His insight aligns quite well with the betting markets, which provide further context to each situation. All betting odds present in this piece are from DraftKings Sportsbook. There may be slightly different odds present on other books. All […]
2023 Best Ball: Top 250 Underdog Rankings With Confidence Ratings
Our Top-250 Underdog best ball rankings have a new format. Players are ranked by ADP (average draft position), and for each ranking, Josh Larky and Ryan Reynolds rate from 1-5 how interested they are in that player at their given ADP. Additionally, you’ll find dozens of player write-ups throughout to provide additional context behind the […]
Ranking Each NFL Division Winner’s Chances to Repeat in 2023
Uncertainty about how an upcoming season will turn out is a big part of the excitement for NFL fans (and a source of anxiety for team execs). There always is turnover among division champs and playoff teams. Just this decade, there were five new division champions in 2020, and four new teams won division titles […]