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Brad Spielberger

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North Carolina quarterback Drake Maye is still at plus odds to be drafted No. 2 overall — a bet with significant value.

By Brad Spielberger Apr 4, 2024 5:30 am EDT

The pro day circuit has largely concluded for 2024 NFL Draft prospects, many of whom improved their draft stocks after not testing at the combine.

By Brad Spielberger Apr 3, 2024 6:45 am EDT

Draft rumors are in full swing, including J.J. McCarthy as a potential top-five pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

By Brad Spielberger Apr 2, 2024 6:30 am EDT

Here are PFF's 40 best available free agents still on the board after the first wave of NFL free agency.

By Brad Spielberger Apr 1, 2024 5:00 am EDT

Top free agents still remain on the board. Here are potential landing spots for the 20 best remaining free agents.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 28, 2024 5:15 am EDT

While the Minnesota Vikings are a near lock to trade up in the 2024 NFL Draft, here are five other trade scenarios.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 27, 2024 6:15 am EDT

We look at five NFL teams that spent big in free agency and which players they could target early in the 2024 NFL Draft.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 26, 2024 8:15 am EDT

PFF's latest 2024 NFL mock draft following two weeks of free agency includes a bevy of offensive tackles going in the first round and an expected trade-up by the Minnesota Vikings.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 25, 2024 5:30 am EDT

The biggest moves of 2024 NFL free agency have been made, and PFF's Brad Spielberger runs through his favorites and least favorites for all 32 NFL teams.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 21, 2024 8:45 am EDT

Interior defender Christian Wilkins was among those who earned a player-friendly deal, while the Kansas City Chiefs secured Marquise Brown's services on a team-friendly contract.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 20, 2024 8:00 am EDT

Here are our predictions on the fifth-year option decisions for the 2021 class, with the deadline set for May 2.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 19, 2024 8:15 am EDT

PFF grades and tracks every free-agent deal as 2024 NFL free agency kicks off.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 18, 2024 5:30 pm EDT

A chance to take a broader look at the first real team-building opportunity of the offseason and grade how each NFC team has done.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 18, 2024 6:00 am EDT

A chance to take a broader look at the first real team-building opportunity of the offseason and grade how each AFC team has done.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 18, 2024 5:45 am EDT

Four moves that earned a "C-" (or worse) value grade in 2024 free agency, including the Bears' decision to sign running back D'Andre Swift.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 15, 2024 6:00 am EDT

After a flurry of moves from Monday to Thursday, more than 200 players have found a new home in the NFL. With that, we give you our recap of free agency so far, with an analysis of each team’s biggest moves.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 14, 2024 5:15 am EDT

Day 2 of the 2024 NFL free agency frenzy saw teams across the league making bold moves to bolster their rosters for the upcoming season. Here are the best deals from Day 2, according to PFF's 2024 NFL free agency live grades.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 13, 2024 6:15 am EDT

The New York Giants and Kansas City Chiefs lead the way in free agency spending so far, thanks to the blockbuster deals they've handed out to star defensive linemen.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 13, 2024 5:45 am EDT

The league has been swept by a whirlwind of activity over the last 24 hours, marked by six players securing deals that eclipse $100 million in total money. Here are the 10 biggest contracts so far, including Kirk Cousins' four-year, $180 million deal.

By Brad Spielberger Mar 12, 2024 1:00 pm EDT
3 months ago

PFF's Brad Spielberger discusses notable transactions from Day 1 of NFL Free Agency.


Brad joined PFF in January 2021 as a Research and Development Analyst. He currently works as lead NFL Salary Cap Analyst, and contributes to the PFF NFL Podcast. He graduated from Tulane University Law School, and has previous experience as a Legal Intern at the Minnesota Vikings and writer at

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