1. Mike Pettine Is Best Choice for Browns Now, but Future Remains Very Uncertain

    The Cleveland Browns ' month-long coaching search has ended with the team announcing on Thursday that it has hired Mike Pettine , most recently the Buffalo Bills ' defensive coordinator...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 28,952 reads 135 comments

  2. What the Baltimore Ravens Need from Their New Offensive Coordinator

    The Baltimore Ravens are on the hunt for a new offensive coordinator, with their previous one, Jim Caldwell, now the Detroit Lions ' new head coach...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 3,376 reads 4 comments

  3. It's Too Early to Discuss Cleveland Browns Trading Up for Johnny Manziel

    In a report detailing the latest on the Cleveland Browns coaching search, CBS Sports' Jason LaCanfora included this gem, presented with little fanfare as part of ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 31,523 reads 164 comments

  4. What Are the Bengals' Options with Their 2014 Free Agents?

    The Cincinnati Bengals are one of the most financially prudent franchises in the NFL , which has helped them avoid the salary-cap pitfalls of other teams...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 6,916 reads 25 comments

  5. Should the Ravens Turn Away from Ray Rice as Their Starting Running Back?

    The Baltimore Ravens are down their offensive coordinator, with Jim Caldwell accepting the Detroit Lions ' head coaching job. They also lack a running backs coach, having parted ways with Wilbert Montgomery two weeks ago...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 17,789 reads 73 comments

  6. What Losing Mike Zimmer and Jay Gruden Means for the Bengals in 2014

    Now that the Minnesota Vikings have hired Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer to be their new head coach , the Bengals have found themselves down both of their coordinators from the 2013 season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 13,767 reads 47 comments

  7. Is the Cleveland Browns Head Coach Job Really That Bad?

    The Cleveland Browns are down yet another head-coaching candidate, with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles removing his name from the pool, according to Mike ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 262,645 reads 419 comments

  8. Can the Steelers Financially Afford to Not Extend Ben Roethlisberger This Year?

    Generally, the Pittsburgh Steelers opt to extend the contracts of their quarterbacks when there are two years left on the player's existing deal...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 11,378 reads 11 comments

  9. Could the Ravens Really Use the Franchise Tag on Dennis Pitta?

    The Baltimore Ravens , like many teams, have difficult decisions ahead regarding their 2014 free agents...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 1,770 reads 6 comments

  10. How the Bengals Can Move on from Jay Gruden, Continue to Evolve Offense

    The Cincinnati Bengals will be down at least one coordinator from the 2013 season, with the news of Jay Gruden accepting the Washington head-coaching vacancy, per Adam Schefter of ESPN...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 11,323 reads 99 comments

  11. How Much Is Ray Horton to Blame for the Cleveland Browns' 2013 Collapse?

    Cleveland Browns CEO Joe Banner and owner Jimmy Haslam used the team's poor performance in the second half of the 2013 season as the justification for firing head coach ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 11,435 reads 53 comments

  12. Why the Bengals' Jay Gruden and Mike Zimmer Are Getting Head Coaching Interest

    The Cincinnati Bengals could be down one or both of their coordinators in a few days' or weeks' time, with offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and defensive coordinator Mike ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 5,030 reads 8 comments

  13. A Quick Guide to the Frontrunners for the Browns' Head Coaching Vacancy

    After only one season and less than one calendar year on the job, the Cleveland Browns fired head coach Rob Chudzinski last week...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 22,181 reads 148 comments

  14. Is Andy Dalton Really the Future of Bengals' Franchise?

    With the Cincinnati Bengals dropping their third straight Wild Card Weekend playoff game, questions understandably have been raised about quarterback Andy Dalton 's future with the franchise...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 4,408 reads 61 comments

  15. Jay Gruden, Bengals Game Plan Deserve Blame for Cincinnati's Early Playoff Exit

    For the third straight season, the Cincinnati Bengals have gone one-and-done in the playoffs, falling 27-10 to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 16,734 reads 182 comments

  16. Is This a Make-or-Break Postseason for Andy Dalton?

    The Cincinnati Bengals are in the playoffs for the third consecutive season, taking on the San Diego Chargers in Cincinnati on Sunday. Not coincidentally, this also marks the third year in the league for Bengals starting quarterback Andy Dalton ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 5,223 reads 73 comments

  17. Bengals' Defensive Keys to a Decisive Win over San Diego

    When the Cincinnati Bengals take the field on Sunday to host the San Diego Chargers in their AFC wild-card playoff matchup, all eyes will be on Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 4,918 reads 92 comments

  18. Chargers vs. Bengals: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    For the third straight season, the Cincinnati Bengals have reached the playoffs. This year, they have done so as the AFC North champions and the conference's third seed...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 14,915 reads 163 comments

  19. What's the Next Step for Browns After Firing of Rob Chudzinski?

    On Sunday night, after nearly 12 hours of swirling rumors that only got darker with time, the Cleveland Browns fired head coach Rob Chudzinski after just one season on duty...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 10,050 reads 238 comments

  20. After Disappointing Season, Ravens Now Must Retool Around Joe Flacco

    An 8-8 record and out of the playoffs: That's not how the Baltimore Ravens expected their Super Bowl title defense to go in 2013...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 18,793 reads 145 comments

  21. If Bengals Beat Ravens on Sunday, the Playoff Momentum Is on Their Side

    The 10-5 Cincinnati Bengals might already have the AFC North division crown locked down. They know that whenever they take the field for their first playoff game of the season, it will take place on their home field...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 2,945 reads 4 comments

  22. Browns Must Find a Way to Re-Sign Safety T.J. Ward This Offseason

    Among the Cleveland Browns impending crop of free agents , none needs to be re-signed by the team more than strong safety T.J. Ward . In speaking with the assembled media on Wednesday, Ward said he indeed wants to return to the Browns in 2014.

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 5,574 reads 16 comments

  23. Buying and Selling the Biggest Milestones of the Browns' New Regime's 1st Year

    The Cleveland Browns are just about a year into their latest new regime, which began taking shape when Jimmy Haslam bought the team in 2012 and continued with the hiring of ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 6,527 reads 58 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Steelers' 2014 Wish List

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are still fighting for a playoff berth—one that will come only with a little help from a number of other AFC teams still in the hunt...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 12,314 reads 60 comments

  25. Steelers Doing Their Part To Make Improbable Playoff Dreams Possible

    After an 0-4 start and a 2-6 record at the halfway point of their season, the Pittsburgh Steelers seemed all but destined to be spectators and not on the field during the playoffs...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 24,932 reads 96 comments