1. Does an Offseason of Arrests Point to a Leadership Void in Baltimore?

    Over the weekend, Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith was arrested. According to Jamison Hensley of ESPN , Smith was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct at a bar outside of Baltimore...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 3,502 reads 44 comments

  2. Healthy Dennis Pitta Will Finally Take on a Starring Role in Baltimore's Offense

    Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta broke out in 2012, catching 61 of 93 regular-season passes thrown his way for 669 yards and seven touchdowns...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 7,729 reads 7 comments

  3. How Todd Haley Can Turn Dri Archer into a Versatile Star in Pittsburgh

    When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Dri Archer in the third round of this year's NFL draft, offensive coordinator Todd Haley's fingerprints were all over the pick...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 5 months ago 12,398 reads 21 comments

  4. Why the Cleveland Browns Shouldn't Give Up on Josh Gordon Despite Latest Misstep

    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested over the July 4 weekend for driving while impaired, as well as cited for speeding...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 36,117 reads 222 comments

  5. How the Steelers Are Going to Turn Their Run Game Around This Season

    The Pittsburgh Steelers ' run game was the weakest aspect of their offense last year. They ranked 25th in rushing attempts, with 394 on the season, tied for 27th in rushing yards per game, at 86...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 19,735 reads 63 comments

  6. How Brian Hoyer Will Win Cleveland Browns QB Job over Johnny Manziel

    When the Cleveland Browns drafted Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, it was clear that a quarterback competition would be on between him and Brian Hoyer ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 14,075 reads 85 comments

  7. What Will the Bengals Pass Rush Look Like This Season?

    The Cincinnati Bengals have spent years amassing talent in their defensive front seven to become one of the NFL 's most fearsome pass-rushing units...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 908 reads 4 comments

  8. It Does Not Matter What Johnny Manziel Does in His Spare Time—Period

    Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel likes to party. He likes to party on an inflatable swan with a bottle of champagne. He likes to party while holding money ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 36,502 reads 312 comments

  9. Will the Ravens Field a Dominant Defense in 2014?

    Much attention is being paid to the Baltimore Ravens ' attempt to improve their offense, from the line to the running game to the receiving corps...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 3,457 reads 14 comments

  10. Why the Pittsburgh Steelers Are Set for Biggest Turnaround in 2014

    For the past two years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have ended their seasons with an 8-8 record. For many other teams, this wouldn't be a cause for concern, but the Steelers are presently less than four years removed from their last Super Bowl appearance.

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 21,267 reads 48 comments

  11. Steelers Foolish in Giving Massive Maurkice Pouncey Extension

    According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk , the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed center Maurkice Pouncey to a five-year, $44 million extension, bringing his current payday to a six-year, $48 million deal...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 19,887 reads 208 comments

  12. Could Dre Kirkpatrick Be a Starter in the Bengals Secondary This Season?

    It's been over two years since the Cincinnati Bengals selected cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick with the 17th overall in the 2012 NFL draft...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 4,627 reads 16 comments

  13. Andrew Hawkins Poised to Be a Star in Browns Offense

    When current Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins was with the Cincinnati Bengals , he was a bit player. Though he was fast and elusive, he didn't often start and instead worked as part of Cincinnati's receiver rotation...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 8,157 reads 24 comments

  14. A Closer Look at the Steelers' Inside Linebacker Battle

    A hallmark of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense under Dick LeBeau is the role the inside linebackers play...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 15,844 reads 24 comments

  15. Are the Baltimore Ravens Back on Right Track to Super Bowl Return?

    On February 3, 2013, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers to win the franchise's second Super Bowl. The season that followed, however, didn't lead the Ravens to a championship...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 3,882 reads 24 comments

  16. The State of the Browns' Receiving Corps as OTAs Begin

    The Cleveland Browns have themselves quite the situation right now when it comes to the wide receiver position...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 15,327 reads 78 comments

  17. Breaking Down the Battle for Steelers' No. 2 WR Gig

    One of the most important positional battles for the Pittsburgh Steelers this summer is for No. 2 wide receiver...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 22,987 reads 70 comments

  18. How Jeremy Hill Impacts BenJarvus Green-Ellis' 2014 in Cincinnati

    For the second year in a row, the Cincinnati Bengals selected a running back in Round 2 of the NFL draft. In 2013, they took Giovani Bernard. This year's pick was LSU's Jeremy Hill, taken 55th overall...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 4,808 reads 18 comments

  19. Is Johnny Football Really Going to Be Johnny Backup in Cleveland This Year?

    When the Cleveland Browns drafted Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick on May 8, this iteration of the organization appeared to have found its quarterback of the future...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 16,818 reads 126 comments

  20. Have the Ravens Done Enough to Improve the Offensive Line?

    The Baltimore Ravens had a terrible offensive line in 2013. That terrible line directly contributed to the team's 8-8 finish...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 4,394 reads 10 comments

  21. Have the Browns Finally Found the Solution to Their Run-Game Woes?

    The 2013 season wasn't a good one for the Cleveland Browns ' run game. After trading 2012 first-round pick Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts two weeks into the season, running the football became an afterthought...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 24,824 reads 92 comments

  22. Who Is Dri Archer and How Does He Fit into the Steelers' Plans?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers used their third-round selection in the 2014 NFL draft on an intriguing prospect, Kent State receiver and running back Dri Archer. Archer was the fastest participant at the scouting combine, running a 4...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 14,736 reads 26 comments

  23. 2014 NFL Draft: Breaking Down the AFC North Post-Draft

    Between the four teams in the AFC North, the division added 32 new players via the 2014 NFL draft. Some met immediate, pressing needs, while others will provide depth at positions that were decidedly shallow before last Thursday's event kicked off...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 30,264 reads 336 comments

  24. Cleveland Browns 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Cleveland Browns ' 2014 draft is in the books. While the draft grading begins, the true value of each of their six new players won't be known until at least a year from now, if not longer...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 21,500 reads 103 comments

  25. Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    While we won't know if the Pittsburgh Steelers ' nine players drafted this year will be successful in the NFL —that will take at least one season and more than likely longer—we ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 4,925 reads 7 comments