1. NFL Preseason 2013: Which Players Are off to Most Disappointing Starts?

    NFL training camps and preseason games do more than just ready players for the grind of the regular season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 41,879 reads 93 comments

  2. It's Time to Buy into Brandon Weeden After Another Dominant Preseason Showing

    Though the numerous injuries —to running back Dion Lewis, tight end Gary Barnidge and offensive lineman Jason Pinkston—might overshadow the day, the biggest story out ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 14,139 reads 198 comments

  3. Breaking Down the State of the Baltimore Ravens Offensive Line

    One of the keys to the Baltimore Ravens ' playoff run that led them to a Super Bowl victory was the reworking of their offensive line...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 4,921 reads 6 comments

  4. What We Learned from Cincinnati Bengals 'Hard Knocks' Episode 2

    Tuesday night marked the second episode of Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals , following the team in its preparations for its Week 1 preseason contest against the Atlanta Falcons ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 11,942 reads 13 comments

  5. Is Greg Little Actually the Browns' Biggest Threat for a Breakout Year?

    Even before the Cleveland Browns ' impressive first-team performance in their Week 1 preseason defeat of the St. Louis Rams , there was extensive chatter about which of their offensive players seemed primed to break out in 2013...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 13,406 reads 69 comments

  6. What Do Dallas Clark, Brandon Stokley Bring to the Baltimore Ravens?

    On the heels of the Baltimore Ravens ' preseason Week 1 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , the team, per Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun , signed two veteran free agents ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 8,704 reads 35 comments

  7. NFL Players Ready to Make Huge Second-Year Leaps

    For many players, their first season in the NFL can be rough. From learning new offensive or defensive schemes, to adjusting to the pace of the game or simply sitting behind veterans ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 84,107 reads 170 comments

  8. How Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers Can Survive Heath Miller's Absence

    When Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller tore his ACL , MCL and PCL in the final game of the 2012 season, it was obvious that the Steelers would need to find a way to minimize the impact of his absence in the following season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 13,967 reads 58 comments

  9. What We Learned from Cincinnati Bengals 'Hard Knocks' Episode 1

    Tuesday night marked the premiere episode of HBO's Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals . This is the team's second appearance on the series, which examines the inner workings of an NFL training camp in minute detail...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 18,850 reads 7 comments

  10. Are the Cincinnati Bengals the Most Complete Team in the AFC?

    Though teams in the NFL frequently win despite roster deficiencies, the goal is to field a complete and balanced squad that is strong in every area. With a high level of talent at every key position, wins come that much easier...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 8,469 reads 31 comments

  11. Jonathan Ogden: Remembering the Career of Legendary NFL Offensive Tackle

    On Saturday, former Baltimore Ravens left tackle Jonathan Ogden will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 2,756 reads 11 comments

  12. Where Can Ben Roethlisberger Improve Most for 2013?

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn't a flawless quarterback, but that hasn't prevented him from being highly effective at his job...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 8,796 reads 30 comments

  13. Should the Cleveland Browns Sign FS Kerry Rhodes?

    Last week, at the Cleveland Browns ' training camp, defensive coordinator Ray Horton described the team's free safety position as a "concern." Though T.J...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 15,074 reads 58 comments

  14. Baltimore Ravens Re-Sign FB Vonta Leach in a Smart Move for the Offense

    He's back. Less than two months ago, the Baltimore Ravens released fullback Vonta Leach as a result of a contract dispute...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 19,613 reads 36 comments

  15. What's Next for Joe Flacco, Ravens After Dennis Pitta's Season-Ending Injury?

    On Saturday, Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta dislocated his hip , ending his season before it began...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 22,085 reads 27 comments

  16. Can the Baltimore Ravens Truly Rely on Bryant McKinnie?

    Baltimore Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie was held out of the team's first training camp practice of the year on Thursday, after he showed up 10 pounds overweight, according to Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 1,302 reads 7 comments

  17. Michael Lombardi's Formula for Winning and What It Means for the Browns in 2013

    You may or may not be familiar with Cleveland Browns general manager Mike Lombardi's "formula for winning" (for lack of a better term)...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 9,683 reads 29 comments

  18. The Blueprint for the Baltimore Ravens Defending Super Bowl Title in 2013-14

    The Baltimore Ravens head into the upcoming season as reigning Super Bowl champions, but that doesn't make them the favorite to return to the big game come next February...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 5,368 reads 34 comments

  19. Under-the-Radar Training Camp Battles You Need to Know About

    NFL training camps begin for most teams this week, marking the start of positional battles both great and small...

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  20. Which Training Camp Battles Will Have Biggest Impact on 2013 NFL Season?

    NFL training camps are about to begin, which means veterans and rookies around the league alike will begin competing for 53 active roster spots...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 47,035 reads 78 comments

  21. The Biggest Questions the Pittsburgh Steelers Must Answer at Training Camp

    The Pittsburgh Steelers will soon open their training camp with many tasks to accomplish. There are the standard ones facing every team—evaluating their players, finding spots ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 6,926 reads 108 comments

  22. NFL Rookies Who Will Play Major Roles in 2013 Despite Not Being Starters

    With NFL training camps about to begin, this year's rookie class is soon to get extra attention, especially those pegged to be starters in their first seasons...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 36,224 reads 117 comments

  23. The Biggest Questions the Cleveland Browns Must Answer at Training Camp

    With another rebuilding project for the Cleveland Browns underway, the team is understandably heading into training camp under a lot of pressure to finally get it right this time...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 year ago 7,331 reads 17 comments

  24. Why NFL Teams Don't Really Need Elite QBs to Win Championships

    Peyton Manning . Tom Brady . John Elway. Joe Montana. All are so-called "elite" quarterbacks, and all possess at least one Super Bowl ring...

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  25. The Biggest Questions the Baltimore Ravens Must Answer at Training Camp

    The Baltimore Ravens had quite the active offseason after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl in February...

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