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Ranking every NFL position group from 1-32: The teams with the best and worst units

Fantasy football, NFL analyst for ESPN.com Member of Pro Football Writers of America Founding director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy 2013 FSTA award winner for most accurate preseason rankings The start of the 2022 NFL regular season is less than a month away. When analyzing NFL rosters, it’s important to remember that it’s all relative. It’s easy to say a team is in “good shape” or “loaded” at a particular

Dodgers reporter injured on Bernie Brewer's slide

MILWAUKEE — David Vassegh thought it would be make good TV to take a ride on Bernie Brewer’s slide before the Los Angeles Dodgers played in Milwaukee on Wednesday night. It didn’t go quite according to plan. The Dodgers television and radio reporter said he broke two bones in his right wrist and cracked six ribs when he tumbled and crashed into the padding at the end of his slide

Browns' Watson gets 11-game ban, $5m fine for sexual misconduct claims

Deshaun Watson WILL play for the Browns in 2022 but only after serving an 11-GAME BAN and paying a $5m fine over claims he sexually assaulted two dozen women… as angry fans and media slam ‘light’ penalty Deshaun Watson will be suspended for the first 11 games of 2022 and fined $5m Watson was accused of sexual misconduct by 24 female massage therapists¬† The Browns QB was initially suspended six

Colts owner Jim Irsay believes another Super Bowl title is possible with Matt Ryan at QB

Even after franchise quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck have walked out the Colts’ door, team owner Jim Irsay’s optimism for building another Super Bowl-winning roster hasn’t waned. As Irsay told The Athletic this week, the goals have not changed just because the QBs have — again. “It’s to go and get that next Lombardi Trophy,” Irsay said in his annual state-of-the-franchise chat during training camp. “This is a time

Touted prospect Baty slugs HR in first Mets AB

ATLANTA — The New York Mets called up top prospect Brett Baty on Wednesday to fill in at third base for ailing Eduardo Escobar, putting the 22-year-old in the middle of a spirited race for the NL East title. He made an immediate impact. Baty, hitting eighth and playing third base in his major league debut against the Braves in Atlanta, hit a home run in his first at bat,

Sources: CFP mulls breaking football out of NCAA

The 11 college presidents and chancellors who make up the College Football Playoff’s Board of Managers met via Zoom on Monday and began a discussion that could reshape the future of college sports, sources told ESPN. Multiple sources told ESPN that the Board of Managers briefly discussed the possibility of restructuring how college football is governed, with the idea presented of major college football potentially being governed outside of the

NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Wednesday, Aug. 17

The Chiefs’ best replacement for Tyreek Hill needed some help getting to the locker room Wednesday. Mecole Hardman exited practice early and is being evaluated for a groin injury, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, per a source. The severity of the injury is unknown at this point, but Hardman being able to walk off before hopping on a cart to get to the building was a good sign,

Source: Jets QB Wilson knee surgery a success

Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles, and a source told ESPN that the procedure was deemed a success. There were no surprises from the original diagnosis, the source said, and the team isn’t putting a timeline on his return, but it seems to be the same

Ravens CB Marcus Peters (ACL) activated off PUP list

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters is back on the field. The veteran corner passed his physical and is off the PUP list, the team announced Monday. Peters suffered a torn ACL in practice on Sept. 9, four days before the opener, and missed the entire 2021 season. The Ravens are expected to ease him back into practice as he gets up to speed. The ballhawk’s return will be a big

Two players on 'Top 100 Players of 2022' to be revealed during halftime of Vikings-Raiders preseason game

Sunday afternoon’s preseason game between the Vikings and Raiders will feature a preview to the Top 100 Players of 2022. Five total players on the Vikings and Raiders rank between Nos. 100-51 on this year’s list. Two of those players will be revealed during halftime of Vikings-Raiders, which will be broadcast live on NFL Network at 4:25 p.m. ET. The Top 100 Players of 2022 will premiere following the game