1. Signing Andrew Hawkins Shows Browns Starting to Put Franchise Together

    The Cleveland Browns were finally able to call wide receiver Andrew Hawkins one of their own on Tuesday, five days after offering him a four-year, $13.6 million contract to leave the rival Cincinnati Bengals ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 33,967 reads 191 comments

  2. Browns Address Major Need with Ben Tate Signing, but Can They Rely on Him?

    After being linked to him since the 2013 NFL season, the Cleveland Browns finally landed the running back they've been coveting...

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  3. Ravens Sign Steve Smith: Grading the Move and What It Means for Baltimore

    ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed on Friday that the Baltimore Ravens have signed free-agent wide receiver Steve Smith to a three-year deal...

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  4. Re-Signing Daryl Smith Is Exactly What Baltimore Ravens Needed

    The Baltimore Ravens again successfully re-signed one of their own in-house free agents on Friday, with ESPN's Adam Schefter confirming inside linebacker Daryl Smith has received a four-year, $16...

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  5. Free-Agency Moves the Browns Still Need to Make

    The Cleveland Browns made three free agency additions in the first 48 hours of the signing period, all on defense. They signed inside linebacker Karlos Dansby to replace D'Qwell Jackson, safety Donte Whitner to take on T...

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  6. Ravens Re-Sign Eugene Monroe: Grading the Move and What It Means for Baltimore

    According to the Baltimore Sun 's Aaron Wilson , the Baltimore Ravens completed an important piece of offseason business, re-signing left tackle Eugene Monroe at the start of the NFL 's free-agency period on Tuesday...

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  7. How Much Does LaMarr Woodley Still Have Left in the Tank?

    ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Monday that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be releasing outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley when free agency begins on Tuesday, with a June 1 designation that will still allow him to sign with a new team immediately...

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  8. Browns Don't Have to Worry About Losing Alex Mack Despite Transition Tag

    On Monday, the Cleveland Browns dusted off the much-unused transition tag in an attempt to lock down center Alex Mack to a one-year, $10.039 million deal...

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  9. What Jason Worilds' Transition Tag Means for LaMarr Woodley's Future

    On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced they have given the transition tag to linebacker Jason Worilds for 2014, which is worth $9.754 million for the season...

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  10. Steelers Get Best of Both Worlds with Troy Polamalu, Heath Miller Extensions

    The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Wednesday that they have come to agreements with tight end Heath Miller and safety Troy Polamalu to extend and restructure their current contracts, keeping them both in Pittsburgh for three more seasons...

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  11. Is the Ravens' Choice Not to Tag Eugene Monroe Too Big of a Gamble?

    The Baltimore Ravens could have used the franchise tag or transition tag on left tackle Eugene Monroe by Monday's deadline but opted not to . The Ravens have a respectable $24...

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  12. Dennis Pitta Deal Is Crucial First Step to Ravens Improving in 2014

    The Baltimore Ravens took care of their most important offseason business on Friday, inking tight end Dennis Pitta to a five-year contract . The Baltimore Sun 's Aaron Wilson confirms Pitta's deal is worth a total of $32 million...

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  13. Scouting Combine Offensive Linemen Who Have the Ravens' Attention

    The Baltimore Ravens had one of the league's worst offensive lines in the 2013 season. As a result, the Ravens averaged a dismal 3.1 yards per rushing attempt and quarterback Joe Flacco was sacked a career-high 48 times...

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  14. Is Derek Carr Destined to Be the Browns' Latest Quarterback of the Future?

    It's not news that the Cleveland Browns are in the market for a rookie quarterback this year. Three of the top prospects have already been linked to the team—Johnny Manziel ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 15,064 reads 176 comments

  15. Is It Smart for the Bengals to Extend Andy Dalton's Contract This Offseason?

    Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said last week at the NFL Scouting Combine that a contract extension could be in the works for quarterback Andy Dalton . Lewis, per Bengals...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 3,609 reads 63 comments

  16. Priority Positions the Steelers Will Be Watching at NFL Scouting Combine

    The NFL Scouting Combine began on Thursday, with players reported to be weighed and measured and coaches and general managers taking to the podium to give carefully crafted insights into their teams' offseason plans...

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  17. What Kyle Shanahan Hiring Means for Browns TE Jordan Cameron's 2014

    The newest round of coaching changes for the Cleveland Browns will certainly put many players' roster spots in flux over the coming months. However, tight end Jordan Cameron isn't one of them...

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  18. Terrell Suggs Extension Is a Win-Win for Ravens, Suggs

    The Baltimore Ravens announced Monday that they had signed linebacker Terrell Suggs to a four-year contract extension , one that figures to make him a member of the team for the rest of his professional playing career...

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  19. Browns' Jimmy Haslam Is Running an NFL Franchise All Wrong

    "I underestimated this," said Jimmy Haslam regarding the ownership of the Cleveland Browns in his press conference on Tuesday...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 17,524 reads 208 comments

  20. Browns Should Waste No Time Getting Brandon Weeden out of Cleveland

    On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns fired CEO Joe Banner and general manager Michael Lombardi after one season with the team...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 11,828 reads 71 comments

  21. Everything You Must Know About the Cleveland Browns' New Front Office

    The changes to the Cleveland Browns didn't end with the coaching staff. Team owner Jimmy Haslam announced on Tuesday that general manager Michael Lombardi will be replaced ...

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  22. Where to Start: The Browns and Their Biggest Roster Needs for 2014

    The Cleveland Browns finished the 2013 season with a 4-12 record that prompted yet another overhaul of the coaching staff...

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  23. Why the Ravens Must Re-Sign Jacoby Jones

    The Baltimore Ravens have a number of difficult decisions to make about their upcoming group of free agent players...

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  24. How the Bengals Can Survive Michael Johnson's Potential Departure

    The highest-profile of the Cincinnati Bengals ' impending crop of free agents is defensive end Michael Johnson . Johnson had 56 combined tackles in the 2013 regular season, as well as 3...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 4,701 reads 41 comments

  25. What Does Kyle Shanahan Need from Browns to Rejuvenate Cleveland's Offense?

    The Cleveland Browns announced on Monday night that they have found their latest offensive coordinator—Kyle Shanahan, who joins the Browns after four seasons working in the same capacity in Washington...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 14,769 reads 75 comments