Cooper Kupp

49ers’ Reuben Foster named to PFWA all-rookie team

Inside linebacker Reuben Foster was the lone 49ers’ representative on the Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie team.<p>Foster, the No. 31 overall pick, was recognized after he ranked seventh among rookies in tackles (72) despite missing six games due to injury. He ranked second on the team in …

Reuben Foster

Cooper Kupp can breakout in 2018 with a few improvements

The slot receiver was the Rams top target in his rookie year. He looks to build on that chemistry with QB Jared Goff next season.<p>Rookie wide receiver Cooper Kupp had instant chemistry with Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff this season. The 69th overall pick was Goff’s favorite target all …

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Rams Sweep ESPN's NFC West Awards

Not only did the Rams clinch the 2017 NFC West division title, but they also took home a clean sweep of ESPN.com's NFC West Awards.

Sean McVay

How rookies ranked in 'Madden NFL 18:' Kamara, Saints lead the way

There are rookies expected to have big first years, and there are surprises. There are first-round picks who seemed like sure things and the players …

Madden NFL

NFL1000: Ranking the Top Outside Wide Receivers of 2017 Season

Football is the most interdependent sport, as the success of one player rests more on those around him than in any other athletic endeavor. Within that, receivers are as dependent on the forces around them as any players on the gridiron.<p>Say you come out of college and you have all the tools to …

Marqise Lee

Tennessee Titans: Why Tavon Austin Could Be The Missing Link To The Offense [Opinion]

The Tennessee Titans just finished one heck of a building block season for the next phase of their franchise. Despite their Divisional Round playoff …

Tyreek Hill

Los Angeles Rams: 3 reasons to bring Sammy Watkins back in 2018

It’s time to take a look at three reasons why the Los Angeles Rams need to make sure Sammy Watkins is back in 2018.<p>After averaging just 14 points per …

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3 ways the Rams can better use Sammy Watkins in 2018

If the Los Angeles Rams tag Sammy Watkins in 2018, head coach Sean McVay will need to find a way to better use him in his offense.<p>It’s not being …

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Grading how the Eagles have fared against the NFL's top wide receivers this year

The Eagles have faced some decent receivers this season, but nothing like what they’re going to get Saturday against Atlanta’s Julio Jones.<p>Jones was …

Jalen Mills

Top 25 free agents of 2018: Quarterbacks top the board (for now)

Before getting to the preliminary list of the top-25 unrestricted free agents of 2018 below, there are a few disclaimers to the list.<p>Many of the …

Marqise Lee

Way-Too-Early 2018 Fantasy Football Rankings

The 2017 fantasy football season is still warm, and the Super Bowl is still nearly a month away. Does that mean it’s too early to turn the page to …

NFL

Most yards added and lost in the passing game based on situation

In my previous article, I showed that air yards, distance from the end zone, down and distance, score differential, and primary defender position all …

Football (U.S.)

A Very Scientific Breakdown of Alvin Kamara’s Rookie Season

This is what we on the internet call a “blessed image.”<p>Call Alvin Kamara George Foreman pic.twitter.com/IfpNPleRzT<p>— FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) …

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Divisional Round Matchups

<b>Divisional Round Saturday</b><p><b>3:35 PM ET Game</b><p><b>Atlanta @ Philadelphia</b> <b><br>Team Totals: Falcons 22, Eagles 19</b><p>After limping to the finish line sans Carson Wentz, …

Stephon Gilmore

Rams 2017 Season by the Numbers

The Rams 2017 season may have come to a close, but the team left fans plenty to look forward to in the new year. But before moving on to the 2018 …

Todd Gurley

NFL Playoff Challenge Fantasy Football Rankings: Start Tom Brady, Julio Jones in your divisional round pool - CBSSports.com

Mike McClure has won over $1 million playing Fantasy Football and gives his optimal divisional lineup<p>Before setting your NFL Playoff Challenge …

Fantasy Football

Why tagging Sammy Watkins makes sense for Rams

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Sammy Watkins' first season with the Los Angeles Rams was productive but unspectacular. He stayed healthy throughout but …

Sammy Watkins

Despite First-Round Exit, Underpaid Stars Give These NFL Teams Reason To Be Optimistic

The Chiefs, Rams, Bills and Panthers all failed to get out of the first round of the playoffs, falling on Wild Card Weekend.<p>While none of those teams will reach their ultimate goal this season, playoff seasons shouldn’t be taken for granted. Just ask Bills fans.<p>All four franchises that were bounced …

Luke Kuechly

Bears in the Pros: Wildcard Weekend

All four of the matchups from Wildcard weekend featured at least one former Golden Bear on an active roster, with Cameron Jordan and the New Orleans …

California Golden Bears

No first-round pick, no problem: Rams drafted well in 2017

Trading up to No. 1 overall in 2016 left the Los Angeles Rams without a first-round pick in 2017. But they made the most of it. They began by …

Wade Phillips

Rams, Saints, Steelers, 49ers feature offenses I'd love to play in

Former NFL quarterback David Carr lists five offenses he'd like to play in today -- and he says Drew Brees is still sitting pretty on Sean Payton's …

Sean McVay

Rams Promote Zac Taylor to Quarterbacks Coach

<b>LOS ANGELES –</b> Rams Head Coach <b>SEAN MCVAY</b> promoted <b>ZAC TAYLOR</b> to quarterbacks coach from assistant wide receivers coach, the team announced today. …

Rams expecting another step forward for Jared Goff

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Jared Goff surprised many in his second season, going from one of the worst rookie quarterbacks in recent memory to an …

Jared Goff

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions for 1st-Round Prospects After Wild Card Round

While more and more of the top stars are bowing out in order to prepare for the next steps in their careers, the college football bowl season is often a last chance for players to impress scouts and talent evaluators on the field before the NFL draft.<p>Bradley Chubb, Josh Rosen and Denzel Ward were …

Rashaad Penny

The Rams were more fun than anyone expected in 2017

Let’s remember the best moments from the Rams’ breakout season.<p>The Los Angeles Rams’ season ended on a sour note, a 26-13 home loss to the Atlanta Falcons where the offense was stagnant for most of the night.<p>There will be time for reflection and second-guessing mistakes, but right now, we want to …

Todd Gurley

Each wild-card loser's top offseason priority

The first round of the 2017 NFL playoffs is in the books.<p>While the victors each look onward, four more teams - the Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles …

Marqise Lee

Fantasy Football: Recapping Wild Card Weekend winners and losers - CBSSports.com

Jamey Eisenberg gives you the winners and losers from Wild Card Weekend when it comes to the players and their 2018 Fantasy value.<p>Now that Wild Card …

Marqise Lee

PFF Elite Stats that defined the Wild Card playoff games

<b>Elite Stat</b>: RB Derrick Henry had an elusive rating of 72.2 thanks to his work after contact.<p>The key to victory for the Titans in this game was …

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Drew Brees, Saints stave off Panthers' push in frantic wild-card finish

NEW ORLEANS - There are a lot of ways to win games.<p>And Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints used every last one of them.<p>After Brees lit up the Carolina Panthers in the first half with a performance for the ages – and the aging, given he turns 39 in a week – the defense smothered Cam Newton on the …

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Cal Football NFL Player of the Week: Jordan Saves Wildcard Weekend

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Cameron Jordan<p>Former Cal football stars made some big contributions during wildcard weekend, but none were bigger than …

Dalvin Cook