1. 2014 NFL Draft: Breaking Down the AFC North Post-Draft

    Between the four teams in the AFC North, the division added 32 new players via the 2014 NFL draft. Some met immediate, pressing needs, while others will provide depth at positions that were decidedly shallow before last Thursday's event kicked off...

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  2. Cleveland Browns 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Cleveland Browns ' 2014 draft is in the books. While the draft grading begins, the true value of each of their six new players won't be known until at least a year from now, if not longer...

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  3. Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    While we won't know if the Pittsburgh Steelers ' nine players drafted this year will be successful in the NFL —that will take at least one season and more than likely longer—we ...

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  4. Baltimore Ravens 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Baltimore Ravens' draft motto could easily be "In Ozzie We Trust," a nod to general manager Ozzie Newsome , who is one of the most savvy personnel men in the NFL. But even Newsome doesn't always get every pick correct...

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  5. Cincinnati Bengals 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Cincinnati Bengals went into the 2014 NFL draft with a recent history of making few mistakes. However, no team can get every pick right...

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  6. Can the Bengals Develop AJ McCarron to Be More Than a Backup?

    The Cincinnati Bengals used their fifth-round selection in the 2014 NFL draft to take former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron in order to add some youth to their stable of quarterbacks...

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  7. Pierre Desir Is Great Story, but Browns Get Great Value in CB as Well

    The Cleveland Browns added to their defensive depth Saturday, taking Lindenwood cornerback Pierre Desir with the 127th overall pick ...

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  8. Did Browns Make a Mistake Not Addressing WR in First 3 Rounds?

    Less than 24 hours after energizing the fanbase—to the tune of more than 2,300 new season-ticket subscriptions sold, according to the Akron Beacon Journal 's Malcolm X Abram ...

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  9. Steelers Reach for Need in Round 1 with Ryan Shazier

    The Pittsburgh Steelers opted against wide receiver, cornerback or defensive line in Round 1, instead taking versatile Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with the 15th overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft...

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  10. Mike Pettine Makes His Presence Felt Immediately by Adding Justin Gilbert

    The Cleveland Browns made an unexpected series of moves that resulted in the team selecting Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert with the eighth-overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft...

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  11. Cincinnati Bengals Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The 2014 NFL draft kicks off Thursday night, and the Cincinnati Bengals are as ready as they are going to be for this year's event...

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  12. Cleveland Browns Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The 2014 NFL draft kicks off Thursday night, with the Cleveland Browns possessing two selections in the first round and 10 total through all seven rounds...

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  13. Baltimore Ravens Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The 2014 NFL draft kicks off on Thursday, and the Baltimore Ravens pick 16th in the middle of the pack. They have eight picks this year—half of them compensatory—and a number of needs on both sides of the ball they need to address...

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  14. Pittsburgh Steelers' Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have nine selections in the 2014 NFL draft, which kicks off Thursday. They also have as many needs on both the offensive and the defensive sides of the roster...

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  15. Can Allen Robinson Be a Legitimate No. 1 WR in the NFL?

    The 2014 NFL draft is particularly deep at wide receiver, but that doesn't mean there aren't standout prospects...

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  16. Despite Poor Workout Numbers, Jarvis Landry Is a Top-Flight WR Draft Prospect

    Heading into the pre draft season, LSU receiver Jarvis Landry was one of the most promising prospects. However, he followed that up with a series of bad workouts, beginning at the scouting combine, that may have harmed his draft stock...

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  17. Could the Cincinnati Bengals Draft a Quarterback This Year?

    With reports mounting that Cincinnati Bengals starting quarterback Andy Dalton is going to receive a contract extension—one that may pay him like the "face of the franchise" ...

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  18. Baltimore Ravens 2014 Schedule: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The Baltimore Ravens went a disappointing 8-8 in 2013, just one season after winning the Super Bowl. The reasons were many, but the offense was the biggest culprit...

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  19. Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off of two straight 8-8 seasons and two straight years with no playoff appearances. The hope is that they can turn this trend around in 2014 and return to form as one of the AFC's most formidable teams...

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  20. Cleveland Browns Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The Cleveland Browns are coming off of a four-win season in a familiar position—adjusting to a new head coach, a new front office and dodging questions about the quarterback position...

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  21. Cincinnati Bengals Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The Cincinnati Bengals went 11-5 in 2013, gaining control of the AFC North and reaching the playoffs for the third consecutive year...

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  22. Why the Steelers Cannot Afford to Pass on Kelvin Benjamin in 2014 NFL Draft

    It would come as no surprise if the Pittsburgh Steelers use one of their early draft picks on a wide receiver this year...

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  23. Will Alex Mack's Contract Hurt the Browns Long Term?

    The Cleveland Browns had no choice but to pay Alex Mack in order to keep him. After signing a five-year, $42 million offer sheet with the Jacksonville Jaguars , the Browns opted to match the deal ...

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  24. Why Giovani Bernard Is Poised for Incredible 2014 Season

    Giovani Bernard is heading into his second year with the Cincinnati Bengals ready to make a splash...

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  25. Complete Browns 7-Round Mock Draft for 2014

    The Cleveland Browns have 10 picks in this year's NFL draft, including two in the first round, two in the third round and two in the fifth round...

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