1. Apparently Keenan Lewis Wasn't in the Steelers' Free-Agency Plans After All

    When Tuesday's start of free agency approached, it seemed to be consensus that the Pittsburgh Steelers ' biggest priority was to secure cornerback Keenan Lewis to a long-term deal...

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  2. Browns Signing Kruger, Groves Doesn't Mean They're Done with Linebackers

    The Cleveland Browns added two outside linebackers in the opening days of free agency, Paul Kruger and Quentin Groves...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 19,588 reads 125 comments

  3. After Many Major Offseason Losses, Where Do the Baltimore Ravens Go from Here?

    Free agency is but 24 hours in the books, and already the Baltimore Ravens look nothing like the team that won the Super Bowl just over one month ago...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 1,644 reads 2 comments

  4. How Paul Kruger Fits with the Cleveland Browns

    It wasn't much of a surprise when it was announced the Cleveland Browns had signed free-agent linebacker Paul Kruger on Tuesday (per Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer )...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 7,467 reads 90 comments

  5. Steelers 2013 Salary Situation: Breaking Down Pittsburgh's Current Cap Status

    As is seemingly par for their course as of late, the Pittsburgh Steelers headed into the offseason well over the $123 million 2013 salary cap...

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  6. Browns 2013 Salary Situation: Breaking Down Cleveland's Current Cap Status

    The Cleveland Browns had a ton of salary cap space to work with when free agency began on Tuesday afternoon— around $46 million , in fact. They've been quiet so far, however, not extending deals to any of their own free agents...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 5,839 reads 20 comments

  7. Bengals 2013 Salary Situation: Breaking Down Cincinnati's Current Cap Status

    The Cincinnati Bengals have among the most salary cap space to work with as free agency begins on Tuesday. They have managed to re-sign a number of their own free agents—primarily on special teams—and remain significantly under the cap...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 2,109 reads 7 comments

  8. Ravens 2013 Salary Situation: Breaking Down Baltimore's Current Cap Status

    Teams all around the league are scrambling to free up as much salary cap space in the hours leading up to the start of NFL free agency at 4:00 p.m. Eastern...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 7,301 reads 16 comments

  9. Baltimore Ravens Free-Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades

    With the Baltimore Ravens having little salary cap room to maneuver and some of the most-coveted soon-to-be free agents on the market this year, Tuesday's start to the league year—and thus free agency—is set to be eventful...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 25,010 reads 36 comments

  10. Cleveland Browns Free-Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades

    Free agency for the 2013 NFL season kicks off on Tuesday afternoon, and the Cleveland Browns are considered to be major players in the market...

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  11. How Will the Baltimore Ravens Compensate for Losing WR Anquan Boldin?

    The NFL giveth and the NFL taketh away. Just over a month removed from the Baltimore Ravens ' Super Bowl win, the team announced on Monday that they have traded wide receiver ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 24,933 reads 226 comments

  12. Pittsburgh Steelers Free Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors & Grades

    The new NFL league year begins at 4:00 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday, and with it comes the start of free agency...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 47,852 reads 55 comments

  13. Cincinnati Bengals Free Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades

    NFL free agency officially begins on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, but with a legal "tampering window" having been open since midnight on Saturday, rumors are flying freely in anticipation...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 13,784 reads 16 comments

  14. Cleveland Browns Should Be Big Spenders in Free Agency

    With the Cleveland Browns having nearly $50 million in salary cap space to work with and a lot of roster needs that would be best met by veteran players, it's safe to say that the ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 8,434 reads 89 comments

  15. Cliff Avril vs. Paul Kruger: Who Fits the Cleveland Browns Best?

    Earlier this week, league sources spoke to the Cleveland Plain Dealer 's Mary Kay Cabot and said that among the Cleveland Browns ' free agent targets are two pass rushers—the ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 10,921 reads 72 comments

  16. A Glimpse into the Pittsburgh Steelers' Future Without James Harrison

    The lines in the sand are being drawn deeper and the time to make a decision draws ever near—the Pittsburgh Steelers have a major choice to make when it comes to the future of linebacker James Harrison ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 14,351 reads 42 comments

  17. Losing Ed Reed Might Be the Ravens' Only Option to Retain Other Free Agents

    The Baltimore Ravens will be making official a few major decisions next week when the new NFL league year begins, including what will come of free safety Ed Reed , the 11-year veteran who has missed only two Pro Bowls over the course of his career...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 6,214 reads 27 comments

  18. Whatever the Steelers Do at Cornerback, Cutting Ike Taylor Is Not an Option

    When it was announced that cornerback William Gay would be returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers after one season with the Arizona Cardinals , an interesting thing happened...

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  19. Free Agent Cornerbacks Who May Draw the Cleveland Browns' Interest

    The more money an NFL team has as free agency approaches, the more players who are ultimately linked to them...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 10,572 reads 30 comments

  20. Are the Cleveland Browns Crazy Enough to Draft Another QB?

    When the Cleveland Browns selected quarterback Brandon Weeden in the first round of the 2012 draft and he subsequently won the starting job, it seemed as though their longstanding problems at the position had been solved...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 11,819 reads 174 comments

  21. Should the Bengals Be Willing to Pay $9 Million Per Year for Andre Smith?

    Last week, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk said that soon-to-be Cincinnati Bengals free-agent right tackle Andre Smith will be looking for a contract in the $9 million-per-year ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 2,351 reads 15 comments

  22. Is Paul Kruger Worth the Cleveland Browns' Free Agency Attention?

    With nearly $50 million in salary cap space and a new 3-4 defensive scheme, the Cleveland Browns are expected to be fairly active when free agency begins on March 12...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 7,311 reads 41 comments

  23. Looking at What Joe Flacco's New Contract Hints About the Ravens' Faith in Him

    On paper, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has been given the most lucrative contract in NFL history, worth $120 million over six years . Of course, the on-paper amount that Flacco is getting won't likely line up with reality...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 3,026 reads 28 comments

  24. What Will Be William Gay's Role Now That He's Returned to the Steelers?

    When Arizona Cardinals cornerback William Gay was released last week, the immediate assumption was that the Pittsburgh Steelers , his team from 2007 until 2012 when he left in free agency, could be his home again...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 12,749 reads 152 comments

  25. Timing is the Key to Joe Flacco's Record-Setting Contract

    When it comes to Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco getting the largest contact in the history of the NFL , it's all about one thing: timing. Flacco will be signing a contract on Monday reportedly worth $120 million over six years ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 18,713 reads 134 comments