1. 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 ...

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  2. 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 ...

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  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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...

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  14. 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...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 5 Ways Cleveland Browns Can Rebuild Franchise After Firing Shurmur, Heckert

    To no one's surprise, the Cleveland Browns announced the firings of head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert on Monday...

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  17. Ravens vs. Bengals: Bengals Defeat Ravens in Warm-Up for Playoffs

    Though there was no way for the Cincinnati Bengals to improve their postseason seeding with a defeat of the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, that doesn't mean there weren't reasons for the Bengals to play this game as though it mattered...

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  18. Ravens vs. Bengals: Baltimore Rests Starters in Loss of Little Consequence

    The Baltimore Ravens fell 23-17 to the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 17, closing out their regular season with a loss that matters little to their postseason hopes...

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  19. Browns vs. Steelers: Cleveland's Loss Doesn't Change Its Immediate Future

    Win or lose on Sunday, the Cleveland Browns were in line for a number of high-profile changes within a few hours' time...

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  20. Browns vs. Steelers: Pittsburgh Prepares for Big Changes After Season-Ending Win

    It's been since 2000 that the Pittsburgh Steelers have ended their season with a sub-.500 record and since 1988 that they've been swept by the Cleveland Browns ...

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  21. Browns vs. Steelers: What's Left to Fight for in Cleveland in Week 17?

    The Cleveland Browns are 5-10, destined for yet another sub-.500 season regardless of the outcome of Sunday's contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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  22. Ravens vs. Bengals: Ravens Still Have More to Prove on Sunday

    The Baltimore Ravens have both a playoff berth and the AFC North title wrapped up headed into their Week 17 meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals , but that doesn't mean they've proven all they needed to this season...

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  23. Browns vs. Steelers: Defense Key to a Steelers Win over Cleveland

    Though the Pittsburgh Steelers were knocked out of postseason contention in last week's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals , that doesn't mean they have nothing to fight for in their season-ending meeting with the Cleveland Browns ...

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  24. Ravens vs. Bengals: Cincinnati's Pass Rush Cannot Let Up Against Rival Ravens

    The Cincinnati Bengals have already earned themselves a trip to the playoffs. And their Week 17 opponent, the Baltimore Ravens , have a postseason berth of their own and have the AFC North title already wrapped up...

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  25. Pittsburgh Steelers Field 2 Pro Bowlers, and One Simply Isn't Worthy

    It's been since 2000 that the Pittsburgh Steelers have sent so few players to the Pro Bowl — two this year , one 12 years ago—and, as is the case with many selections to NFL 's all-star game, the voters got it wrong...

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