1. Grading the Pittsburgh Steelers' 2010 Draft Class

    While a team's rookie class gets dissected in the days and weeks following the NFL draft, the best way to evaluate how well it did is to see how those players that comprised that draft perform over the course of their careers...

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  2. NFL Teams That Have Improved the Most This Offseason

    Every NFL offseason affords each team the opportunity to start over, get things right and build a roster that can contend for a Super Bowl championship in both the short and long term...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 29,129 reads 172 comments

  3. Grading the Cleveland Browns' 2010 Draft Class

    A common practice when any year's NFL draft ends is to hand out draft grades for that year's class. While useful in some respects—it's a way to tally how well a given team ...

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  4. Grading the Baltimore Ravens' 2010 Draft Class

    Though grading a draft class right after the NFL draft ends is a popular practice, there's not too much one can learn from it...

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  5. NFL Rookies with the Most to Prove in 2013

    Now that the NFL draft is over, players are starting to report to rookie minicamps to begin the journey that hopefully results in a spot on their respective teams' final 53-man roster later in the summer...

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  6. Grading the Cincinnati Bengals' 2010 Draft Class

    Once the NFL draft ends, there's a mad rush to grade each team's picks. While a good practice in theory, it's ultimately limited...

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  7. Solution to the Browns' Cornerback Problem Can Be Found in Their Front 7

    The Cleveland Browns were criticized for not finding a starting-caliber cornerback in the early days of free agency, but it seemed to only indicate it would be a position they would address in the draft...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 9,722 reads 75 comments

  8. Pittsburgh Steelers Successfully Address Depth Needs in 2013 Draft

    The Pittsburgh Steelers went into the 2013 NFL draft with a number of positional needs, but for the most part, those needs were more about roster depth than finding instant starters...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 12,072 reads 66 comments

  9. The 25 Best Undrafted Free Agent Signings in NFL History

    Being drafted by an NFL team is no guarantee for a long, successful football career. What makes a player last in the league is a combination of talent, hard work, timing and luck...

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  10. Every NFL Team's Best Undrafted Free-Agent Signing so Far

    The NFL draft is an important source of talent and roster depth for all 32 teams, but it's not the only one. The moment the seventh round of the draft comes to an end, the rush begins for all of the undrafted rookie free-agent talent still available...

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  11. The Biggest Hole Every NFL Team Still Must Fill After the Draft

    The NFL draft is one essential way for teams to fill roster holes, meet needs and build depth for the short and long terms...

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  12. Telltale Signs of NFL Rookies Bound for Greatness

    Being drafted to an NFL team is the end of a long collegiate journey full of hard work, a bit of luck and of course, football...

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  13. Cleveland Browns Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings

    The Cleveland Browns ' talent acquisition isn't over just because the NFL draft is. Now the scramble begins for teams looking for undrafted free-agent rookies to round out their roster...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 27,778 reads 75 comments

  14. Cincinnati Bengals Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings

    Though the NFL draft has wrapped, the Cincinnati Bengals haven't finished adding rookies to the roster...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 2,221 reads 2 comments

  15. Baltimore Ravens Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings

    The NFL draft may be over, but the Baltimore Ravens aren't remotely finished with adding new players. Undrafted free agency has officially begun, with the hundreds of players not selected in the draft's seven rounds heading to new teams...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 4,898 reads 1 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Steelers Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings

    The 2013 NFL draft might be over, but the rookie signings most certainly are not. Though 254 players were selected, there are hundreds of others still looking for a team, and teams are still in the market for players at serious value...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 32,168 reads 34 comments

  17. 2013 NFL Draft Grades: Report Cards for All 32 GMs

    Post- NFL draft grades are a little controversial. On the one hand, it's only natural to want to assign a grade—a letter grade, or at least pass/fail—to the hauls each team lands...

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  18. Tyler Eifert Is Exactly Who the Bengals Needed to Help Andy Dalton

    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton is entering his third, crucial season as a starter. While he's had moderate success in his first two seasons, helping the Bengals reach ...

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  19. The Biggest Surprises from Day 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft

    The first round of the 2013 NFL draft was already viewed as one of the most unpredictable in recent memory going in, with no clear No. 1 and a number of players of great skill who could end up being selected at any time...

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  20. NFL Draft 2013: Tracking the Best Available TEs

    The tight end position has become increasingly more important in the NFL , with the focus shifting from passing or blocking specialists to do-it-all, versatile offensive weapons...

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  21. NFL Draft 2013: Tracking the Best Available OTs

    The 2013 NFL draft finally begins on Thursday night, and a position that will be receiving a lot of scrutiny starting right at the top of Round 1 is offensive tackle...

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  22. Pros and Cons of Potential Baltimore Ravens 1st-Round Draft Prospects

    The Baltimore Ravens are coming off of their Super Bowl victory a changed team—but not a worse one, at least on paper. That doesn't mean all of their roster holes are taken care of, however...

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  23. Pros and Cons of Potential Cleveland Browns 1st-Round Draft Prospects

    The Cleveland Browns have the sixth-overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. Such an early pick gives the Browns a number of options for what to do with their selection, but also the added ...

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  24. Pros and Cons of Potential Cincinnati Bengals 1st-Round Draft Prospects

    Heading into the 2013 NFL draft, the Cincinnati Bengals are in good shape. Yes, they have positions that need to be addressed via the draft—strong safety and running back chief ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 6,793 reads 10 comments

  25. Pros and Cons of Potential Pittsburgh Steelers 1st-Round Draft Prospects

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have the 17th overall pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, as well as a number of positional needs that could be met with that selection...

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