1. 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 18,352 reads 132 comments

  2. 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 6,722 reads 25 comments

  3. 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 5,931 reads 13 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 17,850 reads 151 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 40,213 reads 116 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 30,780 reads 209 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 22,429 reads 119 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 9,202 reads 41 comments

  9. 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 4 months ago 10,278 reads 34 comments

  10. 8 NFL Teams That Improved the Most in Free Agency

    The start of the new league year early in March also marked the beginning of the free-agency periods. Teams with roster holes could begin filling them with veteran players of their ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 205,627 reads 548 comments

  11. Taking a Look at the Safeties the Ravens Could Draft to Replace James Ihedigbo

    The Baltimore Ravens weren't able to keep strong safety James Ihedigbo on the roster, with the six-year veteran agreeing to a contract with the Detroit Lions which the Ravens chose not to match...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 4,180 reads 27 comments

  12. Browns Still in Play for 1st-Round Signal-Caller Despite Avoiding Pro Days

    The Cleveland Browns have two picks in the first round of this year's NFL draft. They have just one viable, starter-caliber quarterback on the roster, Brian Hoyer , along with ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 7,209 reads 43 comments

  13. What Is the Next Step Steelers Must Take to Improve Their Run Game?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers weren't successful in their attempt to improve their run game in 2013. They ended the season ranked 27th in rushing yards per game and had only nine rushing touchdowns for the year...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 15,605 reads 51 comments

  14. Who Is Mike Mitchell and What Does He Bring to the Steelers This Year?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have made few free-agency additions thus far. One has been to sign former Carolina Panthers free safety Mike Mitchell to a five-year, $25 million contract that includes a team-friendly $5...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 12,154 reads 45 comments

  15. Lance Moore Signing a Smart Move for Steelers Team Needing Veteran WR Help

    The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Friday that they signed free-agent wide receiver Lance Moore to a two-year deal...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 32,134 reads 46 comments

  16. Ravens Must Pursue Reliable Young WRs Despite Signing Steve Smith

    The Baltimore Ravens used the first week of free agency to make a much-needed upgrade to their receiver corps, signing former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith to a three-year, $11...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 4,324 reads 41 comments

  17. Signing Andrew Hawkins Shows Browns Starting to Put Franchise Together

    The Cleveland Browns were finally able to call wide receiver Andrew Hawkins one of their own on Tuesday, five days after offering him a four-year, $13.6 million contract to leave the rival Cincinnati Bengals ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 33,937 reads 191 comments

  18. Browns Address Major Need with Ben Tate Signing, but Can They Rely on Him?

    After being linked to him since the 2013 NFL season, the Cleveland Browns finally landed the running back they've been coveting...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 11,441 reads 74 comments

  19. Ravens Sign Steve Smith: Grading the Move and What It Means for Baltimore

    ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed on Friday that the Baltimore Ravens have signed free-agent wide receiver Steve Smith to a three-year deal...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 15,402 reads 60 comments

  20. Re-Signing Daryl Smith Is Exactly What Baltimore Ravens Needed

    The Baltimore Ravens again successfully re-signed one of their own in-house free agents on Friday, with ESPN's Adam Schefter confirming inside linebacker Daryl Smith has received a four-year, $16...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 3,134 reads 9 comments

  21. Free-Agency Moves the Browns Still Need to Make

    The Cleveland Browns made three free agency additions in the first 48 hours of the signing period, all on defense. They signed inside linebacker Karlos Dansby to replace D'Qwell Jackson, safety Donte Whitner to take on T...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 21,566 reads 89 comments

  22. Ravens Re-Sign Eugene Monroe: Grading the Move and What It Means for Baltimore

    According to the Baltimore Sun 's Aaron Wilson , the Baltimore Ravens completed an important piece of offseason business, re-signing left tackle Eugene Monroe at the start of the NFL 's free-agency period on Tuesday...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 6,227 reads 9 comments

  23. How Much Does LaMarr Woodley Still Have Left in the Tank?

    ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Monday that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be releasing outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley when free agency begins on Tuesday, with a June 1 designation that will still allow him to sign with a new team immediately...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 28,702 reads 41 comments

  24. Browns Don't Have to Worry About Losing Alex Mack Despite Transition Tag

    On Monday, the Cleveland Browns dusted off the much-unused transition tag in an attempt to lock down center Alex Mack to a one-year, $10.039 million deal...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 9,925 reads 59 comments

  25. What Jason Worilds' Transition Tag Means for LaMarr Woodley's Future

    On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced they have given the transition tag to linebacker Jason Worilds for 2014, which is worth $9.754 million for the season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 10,064 reads 73 comments