1. 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

  2. 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 205,435 reads 549 comments

  3. 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 4,161 reads 27 comments

  4. 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 7,196 reads 43 comments

  5. 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 15,587 reads 51 comments

  6. 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 12,107 reads 45 comments

  7. 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 32,111 reads 46 comments

  8. 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 4,304 reads 41 comments

  9. 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 33,907 reads 191 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 11,414 reads 74 comments

  11. 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 4 months ago 15,368 reads 60 comments

  12. 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 4 months ago 3,118 reads 9 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 21,548 reads 89 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 6,211 reads 9 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 28,670 reads 41 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 9,905 reads 59 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 10,042 reads 73 comments

  18. Steelers Get Best of Both Worlds with Troy Polamalu, Heath Miller Extensions

    The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Wednesday that they have come to agreements with tight end Heath Miller and safety Troy Polamalu to extend and restructure their current contracts, keeping them both in Pittsburgh for three more seasons...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 4,201 reads 12 comments

  19. Is the Ravens' Choice Not to Tag Eugene Monroe Too Big of a Gamble?

    The Baltimore Ravens could have used the franchise tag or transition tag on left tackle Eugene Monroe by Monday's deadline but opted not to . The Ravens have a respectable $24...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 3,397 reads 12 comments

  20. Dennis Pitta Deal Is Crucial First Step to Ravens Improving in 2014

    The Baltimore Ravens took care of their most important offseason business on Friday, inking tight end Dennis Pitta to a five-year contract . The Baltimore Sun 's Aaron Wilson confirms Pitta's deal is worth a total of $32 million...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 4 months ago 4,403 reads 10 comments

  21. Scouting Combine Offensive Linemen Who Have the Ravens' Attention

    The Baltimore Ravens had one of the league's worst offensive lines in the 2013 season. As a result, the Ravens averaged a dismal 3.1 yards per rushing attempt and quarterback Joe Flacco was sacked a career-high 48 times...

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  22. Is Derek Carr Destined to Be the Browns' Latest Quarterback of the Future?

    It's not news that the Cleveland Browns are in the market for a rookie quarterback this year. Three of the top prospects have already been linked to the team—Johnny Manziel ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 14,965 reads 176 comments

  23. Is It Smart for the Bengals to Extend Andy Dalton's Contract This Offseason?

    Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said last week at the NFL Scouting Combine that a contract extension could be in the works for quarterback Andy Dalton . Lewis, per Bengals...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 3,466 reads 63 comments

  24. Priority Positions the Steelers Will Be Watching at NFL Scouting Combine

    The NFL Scouting Combine began on Thursday, with players reported to be weighed and measured and coaches and general managers taking to the podium to give carefully crafted insights into their teams' offseason plans...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 12,409 reads 24 comments

  25. What Kyle Shanahan Hiring Means for Browns TE Jordan Cameron's 2014

    The newest round of coaching changes for the Cleveland Browns will certainly put many players' roster spots in flux over the coming months. However, tight end Jordan Cameron isn't one of them...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 12,508 reads 9 comments