1. Cleveland Browns Made the Right Move in Hiring Rob Chudzinski as Head Coach

    The Cleveland Browns formally announced the hiring of new head coach Rob Chudzinski in a press conference on Friday, with the move being both surprising and yet, somehow, also familiar...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 8,012 reads 61 comments

  2. Make No Mistake, Steelers Only Cut Chris Rainey Because He's Not a Star

    The Pittsburgh Steelers waived rookie running back/kick returner Chris Rainey on Thursday, just hours after news broke of his early-morning arrest in Gainesville , Fla...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 10,608 reads 65 comments

  3. Ravens vs. Broncos: How Baltimore Can Stop the Peyton Manning-Led Denver Offense

    While the Baltimore Ravens offense has quite the task on its hands on Saturday, having to keep the Denver Broncos ' front seven at bay in its attempts to put up both yards and ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 1,062 reads 2 comments

  4. Ravens vs. Broncos: Drawing Up Baltimore's Offensive Game Plan

    The Baltimore Ravens travel to Denver to take on the AFC top-seeded Broncos in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs this Saturday, marking the second meeting between the two teams in just under a month...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 1,270 reads 1 comments

  5. Bengals DC Mike Zimmer in the Mix for the Browns and More AFC North News

    As part of what's becoming the Cleveland Browns ' extensive search for a head coach, the team plans to bring in Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer for an ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 4,790 reads 39 comments

  6. What Comes Next in the Cleveland Browns' Search for a New Head Coach?

    Turned off by Chip Kelly, reminded again that Nick Saban has no interest in the NFL , b eaten to the punch by the Buffalo Bills .....

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 11,360 reads 115 comments

  7. 3 Matchups to Watch When the Baltimore Ravens Take on the Broncos

    For the second time this season, the Baltimore Ravens will take on the Denver Broncos . However, there is quite a bit more at stake this time around than in their Week 15 meeting, ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 3,188 reads 22 comments

  8. Ray Rice's Playoff Fumble History and More AFC North News

    In Bill Barnwell 's Grantland recap of the weekend's Wild Card playoff games, he discusses what has caused Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice to fumble more often in the postseason than he does in the regular season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 765 reads 1 comments

  9. 3 Issues from the Bengals Playoff Loss to the Texans That Need Offseason Work

    The Cincinnati Bengals ' playoff run ended just as it did last year, with a Wild Card Round loss to the Houston Texans ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 3,591 reads 19 comments

  10. Todd Haley Leaving Pittsburgh Would Be Bad News for the Steelers

    Current Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley will meet with the Arizona Cardinals , likely this week, to discuss their vacant head coaching position...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 5,453 reads 37 comments

  11. Latest on the Cleveland Browns' Head Coach Search and More AFC North News

    With top coaching candidate Chip Kelly opting to return to Oregon and remain as a college head coach and their other target, Doug Marrone , choosing the Buffalo Bills , it's back ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 5,958 reads 46 comments

  12. Colts vs. Ravens: High Emotions Help Propel Ravens to Playoff Victory

    There were a lot of heavy emotions in M&T Bank Stadium prior to the Baltimore Ravens ' Wild Card playoff contest against the Indianapolis Colts ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 703 reads 2 comments

  13. What's Next for the Bengals After Being Eliminated from 2013 NFL Playoffs?

    For the second consecutive year, the Cincinnati Bengals went one-and-done in the NFL playoffs, losing, as they did last season, to the Houston Texans ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 4,592 reads 33 comments

  14. Bengals vs. Texans: Bengals Eliminated from Playoffs in Poor Offensive Effort

    The Cincinnati Bengals haven't won a playoff game since 1990—over 8,000 straight days without a postseason win. That streak unfortunately will continue into the 2013 season, with the Bengals losing to the Houston Texans on Saturday, 19-13...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 2,199 reads 24 comments

  15. Taking a Closer Look at the Cleveland Browns' Biggest 2013 Free Agents

    The Cleveland Browns are currently searching for a new head coach and general manager, and the fate of the rest of the coaching staff has yet to be determined...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 15,749 reads 41 comments

  16. Bengals vs. Texans: How the Bengals Can Earn a Postseason Win

    It's been since the 1981-1982 seasons that the Cincinnati Bengals have reached the playoffs in back-to-back years and since 1990 that they've won a postseason game...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 4,756 reads 1 comments

  17. Colts vs. Ravens: How Baltimore Can Pull off the Wild Card Round Win

    The Baltimore Ravens are AFC North champions and play host to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in the Wild Card Round of the 2012 NFL playoffs...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 2,959 reads 4 comments

  18. Taking a Closer Look at the Cincinnati Bengals' Biggest 2013 Free Agents

    The Cincinnati Bengals don't have an overwhelming number of current players set to be unrestricted or restricted free agents in 2013, and with owner Mike Brown notoriously stingy ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 2,415 reads 5 comments

  19. Taking a Closer Look at the Baltimore Ravens' Biggest 2013 Free Agents

    The Baltimore Ravens have 22 players set to be either restricted or unrestricted free agents in 2013, some more important to the team than others...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 4,383 reads 9 comments

  20. Who Are the Cleveland Browns Looking at to Be Their Next Head Coach?

    The Cleveland Browns are in a race against time—and against six other teams—in their search for a new head coach, which means this is a week of aggressive pursuits and even more aggressive rumors...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 5,877 reads 90 comments

  21. Ravens Will Miss Ray Lewis' Leadership, but They'll Survive His Retirement

    The news was both shocking and expected: Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announced that he will retire from the NFL when his team's playoff run ends, closing the door ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 1,746 reads 1 comments

  22. Taking a Closer Look at the Pittsburgh Steelers' Biggest 2013 Free Agents

    Though the regular season has just ended, there's no harm in taking a look at what the future may hold for the Pittsburgh Steelers , especially on the free-agent front...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 6,152 reads 4 comments

  23. Where Exactly Did It Go Wrong for the Cleveland Browns?

    With the Cleveland Browns ending their season at 5-11 and firing both their head coach and general manager on Monday, it's not hard to assume more than a handful of things went wrong for the team this season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 6,114 reads 45 comments

  24. Where Exactly Did It Go Wrong for the Pittsburgh Steelers?

    Few teams in the NFL can have an 8-8 season and view it as unsuccessful, but for the Pittsburgh Steelers , a record of .500 is a rare occurrence, especially since Ben Roethlisberger became their quarterback in 2004...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 5,678 reads 15 comments

  25. Browns Firing Shurmur and Heckert Was Inevitable, Necessary and Part of the Game

    There's always an inherent shock to the system whenever any head coach or general manager gets fired at the end of his team's respective NFL season, no matter how expected it was...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 2,897 reads 36 comments