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The 2023 NFL Preseason kicks off on August 3 with the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns meeting for the league’s annual Hall of Fame Game. That matchup marks the start of four weeks of player development, playbook installs and, eventually, roster decisions. Here is the date and time of every 2023 NFL Preseason game […]
Pressure Will Be on QBs Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields in 2023
Eric Mangini and Trey Wingo discuss whether Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence and Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields can turn their 2022 late-season success into great 2023 campaigns. Mangini thinks there’s more pressure on Lawrence to win this season.
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 […]
Jaguars’ Calvin Ridley, Browns’ Amari Cooper Poised for Career Years
Jordan Vanek and Greg Jennings explain why they expect Calvin Ridley and Amari Cooper to be two NFL wide receivers with career-best years in 2023.
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 […]
Dynasty Fantasy Football: 2023 NFL Running Back Tier Rankings
If you imagine building your dynasty squad like making a cake, running backs are the final icing. Why is that? Since running back is the least stable position on a year-to-year basis, you don’t want to build your cake with a foundation that might not hold the other layers and toppings. Running backs are essential […]