Sport Mac Jones Ranked Ahead Of Kirk Cousins: NFL World Reacts
Ezekiel Elliott to remain the 'focal point' of Cowboys' offense?
Owner Jerry Jones doubled down on Dallas’ reliance on Elliott Saturday, saying that he “has to be the focus” of the Cowboys’ run game via NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The 27-year-old has been a full-time starter since his rookie season, though he logged the lowest snap share of his career (66%) last season. Slowed for the latter stages of the campaign in particular by a knee injury, the former top-five pick still recorded 1,000 rushing yards and 12 total touchdowns. His efficiency (4.2 yards per carry) compared to Pollard (5.
The NFL's annual ranking of the top 100 players in the league is being released on Sunday night.
The rankings, voted on by the players, always stir up some good debates.
This year, the debating at the bottom of the list will likely center on two quarterbacks. Kirk Cousins was ranked No. 99, while Mac Jones came in at No. 85.
Steelers facing 'tight deadline' to convert Heinz Field to Acrisure Stadium
Regardless of opinions had by many passionate fans, the Pittsburgh Steelers continue to move forward with transitioning what was formerly known as Heinz Field to Acrisure Stadium.Giant ketchup bottles and Heinz Field signs have already been removed, but that's only part of a process that must be completed sooner rather than later. After all, the Steelers host the Seattle Seahawks for their preseason opener on Aug. 13 and then will play their first home regular-season contest of the upcoming campaign against the New England Patriots on Sept. 18.
Would you really take Jones over Cousins right now?
Cousins threw for 4,221 yards, 33 touchdowns and seven interceptions last year. Jones threw for 3,801 yards, 22 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.
Perhaps NFL players are anticipating a big jump for Jones...
NFL fans aren't happy with the ranking.
"There is no world where Mac Jones is better than Kirk Cousins. NFL 100 is a joke," one fan wrote.
"Ngl putting Mac Jones over Kirk Cousins is insane tbh," another fan added.
"I’m not a Kirk Cousins lover, but Mac Jones being 14 spots higher than him on the top 100 list? Nah man. That’s some disrespectful stuff right there," one fan added.
"Apparently Mac Jones is better than Kirk Cousins. The NFL 100 is cooked," one fan added.
Where would you rank Jones and Cousins?
Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide coming back for revenge as No. 1 in AP Top 25 .
Is it any surprise, then, that Alabama finds itself on top of the AP preseason Top 25 yet again? In the first poll of the 2022 season, 'Bama is ranked No. 1 ahead of Ohio State and even Georgia (No. 3). Keep in mind, that Georgia beat the Crimson Tide in last season's national championship game. Clemson and Notre Dame check in at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.This is now the ninth time Alabama has started the season ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll. Perhaps even more impressive is the fact that the Crimson Tide has been in the top three for the past 13 seasons straight.