1. Jim Caldwell Retains Ravens OC Position and More AFC North News

    Matt Zenitz of the Carroll County Times reports that the Baltimore Ravens will indeed be keeping Jim Caldwell as their offensive coordinator through the 2013 season...

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  2. Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Year in Review

    Though the Cincinnati Bengals offense dealt with its fair share of inconsistency in the 2012 season, the same could not be said for their defense...

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  3. Collaborative Approach the Best Thing for the Browns' Personnel Matters

    When the Cleveland Browns announced last Friday that Michael Lombardi would be the team's new vice president of player personnel , a gasp rang out among Browns faithful: Not him...

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  4. Why Is Ray Lewis Such a Polarizing Figure?

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has been in the NFL for 17 years, and after this year's Super Bowl, he's prepared to retire, whether his team wins or loses...

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  5. Tom Brady's Slide into Ed Reed Being Reviewed by League and More AFC North News

    ESPN's Ed Werder reports that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady 's slide into Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed in Sunday's AFC championship Game is being reviewed by the league...

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  6. Revisiting the Argument That Ravens QB Joe Flacco Is 'Elite'

    Now that the Baltimore Ravens have made it all the way to the Super Bowl, the discussion about whether or not their quarterback, Joe Flacco , is among the ranks of the NFL 's "elite" passers has yet again reached a fever pitch...

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  7. Browns CEO Joe Banner Didn't Trust Chip Kelly and More AFC North News

    In Peter King's latest "Monday Morning Quarterback" column for Sports Illustrated , he elaborates on why the Cleveland Browns chose not to continue pursuing Chip Kelly, the Oregon ...

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  8. Ravens vs. Patriots: Strong 2nd Half for Joe Flacco Sends Ravens to Super Bowl

    The Baltimore Ravens have made their postseason names in the second halves of games this year, and their performance in the AFC championship game was no exception...

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  9. Cleveland Browns Make Another Slam-Dunk Hire with DC Ray Horton

    After two seasons, the Cleveland Browns and their new brain trust have decided to part ways with defensive coordinator Dick Jauron and make the switch to Ray Horton, who was most recently the defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals ...

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  10. Browns Continue to Nail Coaching Hires with Addition of Norv Turner as OC

    Hot on the heels of hiring former Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski as their new head coach—a move I roundly supported upon the announcement being ...

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  11. Ravens vs. Patriots: Drawing Up a Game Plan for Baltimore

    For the second consecutive year, the Baltimore Ravens will meet the New England Patriots for the right to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl...

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  12. Roster Shakeup Ahead for the Pittsburgh Steelers and More AFC North News

    Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert expects another major roster shakeup this offseason...

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  13. Ravens vs. Patriots: 3 Ravens To Watch in AFC Championship Game

    The Baltimore Ravens take on the New England Patriots for the second straight year in the AFC Championship Game, with the winner heading to New Orleans for the Super Bowl...

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  14. Cleveland Browns Offensive Year in Review

    Though the Cleveland Browns made significant upgrades to their offense in the months leading up to the start of the 2012 season—adding a new quarterback, running back and ...

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  15. 3 Pivotal Ravens Defenders Could Leave in the Offseason and More AFC North News

    Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun says that three defenders pivotal to the Baltimore Ravens ' success this season—Paul Kruger, Dannell Ellerbe and Cary Williams—might ...

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  16. Jim Caldwell Has Made a Strong Case to Remain Baltimore Ravens OC

    While the initial transition from Cam Cameron to Jim Caldwell as Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator wasn't perfectly seamless, the results the switch have produced in the few ...

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  17. Pittsburgh Steelers: Offensive Year in Review

    The Pittsburgh Steelers ended their season with an 8-8 record for a number of reasons, ranging from a near-pathological inability to defeat sub-.500 opponents to injuries and everything in between...

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  18. Cleveland Browns Sell Stadium Naming Rights and More AFC North News

    Betty Lin-Fisher of the Akron Beacon Journal reports that the Cleveland Browns have sold the naming rights to Cleveland Browns stadium to FirstEnergy , with the deal set to be announced in a Tuesday press conference scheduled for 2 P...

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  19. Cincinnati Bengals: Offensive Year in Review

    Though the hallmark of the Cincinnati Bengals 2012 season ended up being their defense, it wasn't a terribly poor year for their young offense, either...

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  20. Is Ray Lewis Helping or Hurting the Ravens in Impressive Playoff Run?

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis missed the majority of the regular season after tearing his triceps in the team's Oct. 14 win over the Dallas Cowboys , but he managed to return in time for the playoffs...

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  21. QB Derek Anderson May Return to the Cleveland Browns and More AFC North News

    It's looking like Rob Chudzinski isn't the only member of the Cleveland Browns' 2007 team who may return this year. Former starting quarterback Derek Anderson may be next if he gets his Facebook wish, as reported by Pro Football Talk's Josh Alper ...

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  22. Ravens vs. Broncos: Ravens Win an Instant Classic, Head to AFC Title Game

    As is often the case, the outcome of Saturday's Baltimore Ravens meeting with the Denver Broncos can be boiled down to one play—Ravens cornerback Corey Graham's interception ...

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  23. 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...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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 ...

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