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Ben Cooper

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We preview the UFL Week 3 schedule, providing PFF stats and nuggets along the way.

By Ben Cooper Apr 12, 2024 9:15 am EDT

The UFL is a breeding ground for NFL talent, and these six players continue to prove that they have the requisite talent to perform at the next level.

By Ben Cooper Apr 12, 2024 7:00 am EDT

We preview the UFL Week 2 schedule, providing PFF stats and nuggets along the way.

By Ben Cooper Apr 5, 2024 9:00 am EDT

Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce's elite connection was always going to have its time to shine in Super Bowl 58.

By Ben Cooper Feb 12, 2024 1:57 pm EST Kansas City Chiefs

Tight end Mark Andrews is reportedly poised to suit up against the Kansas City Chiefs after suffering a significant ankle injury in Week 11.

By Ben Cooper Jan 24, 2024 10:24 am EST Baltimore Ravens

A late Tyler Bass field-goal miss sealed the outcome of the back-and-forth affair, with Kansas City advancing by a 27-24 score to set up a conference championship matchup with the Baltimore Ravens.

By Ben Cooper Jan 21, 2024 10:18 pm EST

We dive into PFF's database, which goes back to 2006, to examine standout performances from the wild-card round of the NFL playoffs.

By Ben Cooper Jan 16, 2024 2:05 pm EST

A year after coming up just short of a Super Bowl win, the Philadelphia Eagles came up more than short in every way imaginable against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

By Ben Cooper Jan 15, 2024 11:39 pm EST Tampa Bay Buccaneers Philadelphia Eagles

The Detroit Lions threw everything at their former signal-caller, and while he remained unfazed at the start, they shut him down when it mattered most on their way to a 24-23 win.

By Ben Cooper Jan 14, 2024 11:28 pm EST Los Angeles Rams Detroit Lions

No rookie receiver class since 2006 stuffed the stat sheet as much as 2023's group, spearheaded by Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Puka Nacua and Detroit Lions tight end Sam LaPorta, among many others.

By Ben Cooper Jan 8, 2024 1:21 pm EST

Trey Lance is a Dallas Cowboy. That left Brock Purdy, Sam Darnold and Brandon Allen behind center Saturday night against the Los Angeles Chargers to close out the preseason, and the San Francisco 49ers came up short, 23-12.

By Ben Cooper Aug 26, 2023 1:00 am EDT Los Angeles Chargers San Francisco 49ers

Preseason grades are to be taken with a grain of salt, but here we recognize solid performances for all 32 teams nonetheless.

By Ben Cooper Aug 23, 2023 11:07 am EDT

Preseason grades are to be taken with a grain of salt, but here we recognize solid performances for all 32 teams nonetheless.

By Ben Cooper Aug 15, 2023 9:56 am EDT

Amid the San Francisco 49ers' anticipated backup quarterback battle playing out, Las Vegas Raiders rookie signal-caller Aidan O'Connell stole the show.

By Ben Cooper Aug 13, 2023 7:18 pm EDT Las Vegas Raiders San Francisco 49ers

A late field goal off a last-second interception gave the New Orleans Saints a 26-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

By Ben Cooper Aug 13, 2023 4:32 pm EDT Kansas City Chiefs New Orleans Saints

Justin Fields had an easy day at the office, and we got our first in-game glimpse of the Titans' QB2 battle.

By Ben Cooper Aug 12, 2023 4:39 pm EDT Tennessee Titans Chicago Bears

Baker Mayfield led a touchdown drive in his Buccaneers debut, but Kenny Pickett and Mason Rudolph combined to lead the Steelers to a 27-17 win.

By Ben Cooper Aug 11, 2023 11:28 pm EDT Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pittsburgh Steelers

The Falcons scored two non-offensive touchdowns in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Dolphins in a 19-3 preseason victory.

By Ben Cooper Aug 11, 2023 10:12 pm EDT Miami Dolphins Atlanta Falcons

Highlighting the best undrafted free agents since 2006, including quarterback Tony Romo and cornerback Chris Harris Jr.

By Ben Cooper Aug 7, 2023 9:51 am EDT

AFC rookies with the most to gain include Bills wide receiver Justin Shorter and Titans quarterback Will Levis.

By Ben Cooper Jul 31, 2023 8:30 am EDT

Ben joined PFF in July 2017 as a Content Writer and Player Participation Analyst. He currently works in Editorial Content for the consumer team. Ben obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maryland.

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