1. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 5,031 reads 12 comments

  2. 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 ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 14,805 reads 21 comments

  3. 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 ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 1,909 reads 22 comments

  4. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 6,390 reads 81 comments

  5. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 2,002 reads 1 comments

  6. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 3,158 reads 8 comments

  7. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 11,733 reads 61 comments

  8. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 4,029 reads 9 comments

  9. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 14,084 reads 73 comments

  10. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 months ago 4,498 reads 20 comments

  11. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 6,100 reads 17 comments

  12. 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" ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 5,418 reads 15 comments

  13. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 15,401 reads 115 comments

  14. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 39,330 reads 96 comments

  15. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 34,511 reads 189 comments

  16. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 13,744 reads 31 comments

  17. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 18,336 reads 132 comments

  18. 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 ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 6,649 reads 25 comments

  19. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 5,850 reads 13 comments

  20. 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...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 17,804 reads 151 comments

  21. Complete Steelers 7-Round Mock Draft for 2014

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have nine picks in the 2014 NFL draft and a number of pressing needs at many positions. Luckily, this year's draft class is deep, allowing for the Steelers to fill many of these holes by adding rookies...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 40,172 reads 116 comments

  22. Is Sammy Watkins Really Worth a Top-5 Pick?

    Former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins is considered the best player at his position in the upcoming draft class. In fact, it's looking possible—likely even—that Watkins is selected within the first five picks...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 30,743 reads 209 comments

  23. What Will Darrius Heyward-Bey's Role Be with the Pittsburgh Steelers?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers added another veteran receiver to their roster on Wednesday. According to their official Twitter account, they've signed free agent Darrius Heyward -Bey to a one-year contract ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 22,394 reads 119 comments

  24. Complete Ravens 7-Round Mock Draft for 2014

    The Baltimore Ravens have eight picks in the NFL draft this year and nearly as many pressing roster needs. The question is whether they will be able to meet those needs successfully by picking the right players at the right time...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 9,189 reads 41 comments

  25. Complete Bengals' 7-Round Mock Draft for 2014

    The Cincinnati Bengals are more fortunate than other teams headed into May's NFL draft in that they don't have a large number of obvious, starting-position needs to fill...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 months ago 10,256 reads 34 comments