1. What Losing Mike Zimmer and Jay Gruden Means for the Bengals in 2014

    Now that the Minnesota Vikings have hired Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer to be their new head coach , the Bengals have found themselves down both of their coordinators from the 2013 season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 13,408 reads 47 comments

  2. Is the Cleveland Browns Head Coach Job Really That Bad?

    The Cleveland Browns are down yet another head-coaching candidate, with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles removing his name from the pool, according to Mike ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 months ago 262,381 reads 419 comments

  3. Can the Steelers Financially Afford to Not Extend Ben Roethlisberger This Year?

    Generally, the Pittsburgh Steelers opt to extend the contracts of their quarterbacks when there are two years left on the player's existing deal...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 10,943 reads 11 comments

  4. Could the Ravens Really Use the Franchise Tag on Dennis Pitta?

    The Baltimore Ravens , like many teams, have difficult decisions ahead regarding their 2014 free agents...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 1,595 reads 6 comments

  5. How the Bengals Can Move on from Jay Gruden, Continue to Evolve Offense

    The Cincinnati Bengals will be down at least one coordinator from the 2013 season, with the news of Jay Gruden accepting the Washington head-coaching vacancy, per Adam Schefter of ESPN...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 11,216 reads 100 comments

  6. How Much Is Ray Horton to Blame for the Cleveland Browns' 2013 Collapse?

    Cleveland Browns CEO Joe Banner and owner Jimmy Haslam used the team's poor performance in the second half of the 2013 season as the justification for firing head coach ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 10,973 reads 53 comments

  7. Why the Bengals' Jay Gruden and Mike Zimmer Are Getting Head Coaching Interest

    The Cincinnati Bengals could be down one or both of their coordinators in a few days' or weeks' time, with offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and defensive coordinator Mike ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 4,845 reads 8 comments

  8. A Quick Guide to the Frontrunners for the Browns' Head Coaching Vacancy

    After only one season and less than one calendar year on the job, the Cleveland Browns fired head coach Rob Chudzinski last week...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 22,146 reads 153 comments

  9. Is Andy Dalton Really the Future of Bengals' Franchise?

    With the Cincinnati Bengals dropping their third straight Wild Card Weekend playoff game, questions understandably have been raised about quarterback Andy Dalton 's future with the franchise...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 4,161 reads 61 comments

  10. Jay Gruden, Bengals Game Plan Deserve Blame for Cincinnati's Early Playoff Exit

    For the third straight season, the Cincinnati Bengals have gone one-and-done in the playoffs, falling 27-10 to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 17,089 reads 182 comments

  11. Is This a Make-or-Break Postseason for Andy Dalton?

    The Cincinnati Bengals are in the playoffs for the third consecutive season, taking on the San Diego Chargers in Cincinnati on Sunday. Not coincidentally, this also marks the third year in the league for Bengals starting quarterback Andy Dalton ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 4,703 reads 73 comments

  12. Bengals' Defensive Keys to a Decisive Win over San Diego

    When the Cincinnati Bengals take the field on Sunday to host the San Diego Chargers in their AFC wild-card playoff matchup, all eyes will be on Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 4,833 reads 92 comments

  13. Chargers vs. Bengals: Who Has the Edge at Every Position?

    For the third straight season, the Cincinnati Bengals have reached the playoffs. This year, they have done so as the AFC North champions and the conference's third seed...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 14,885 reads 163 comments

  14. What's the Next Step for Browns After Firing of Rob Chudzinski?

    On Sunday night, after nearly 12 hours of swirling rumors that only got darker with time, the Cleveland Browns fired head coach Rob Chudzinski after just one season on duty...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 9,956 reads 256 comments

  15. After Disappointing Season, Ravens Now Must Retool Around Joe Flacco

    An 8-8 record and out of the playoffs: That's not how the Baltimore Ravens expected their Super Bowl title defense to go in 2013...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 18,613 reads 145 comments

  16. If Bengals Beat Ravens on Sunday, the Playoff Momentum Is on Their Side

    The 10-5 Cincinnati Bengals might already have the AFC North division crown locked down. They know that whenever they take the field for their first playoff game of the season, it will take place on their home field...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 2,768 reads 4 comments

  17. Browns Must Find a Way to Re-Sign Safety T.J. Ward This Offseason

    Among the Cleveland Browns impending crop of free agents , none needs to be re-signed by the team more than strong safety T.J. Ward . In speaking with the assembled media on Wednesday, Ward said he indeed wants to return to the Browns in 2014.

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 5,375 reads 16 comments

  18. Buying and Selling the Biggest Milestones of the Browns' New Regime's 1st Year

    The Cleveland Browns are just about a year into their latest new regime, which began taking shape when Jimmy Haslam bought the team in 2012 and continued with the hiring of ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 6,482 reads 58 comments

  19. Pittsburgh Steelers' 2014 Wish List

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are still fighting for a playoff berth—one that will come only with a little help from a number of other AFC teams still in the hunt...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 12,038 reads 60 comments

  20. Steelers Doing Their Part To Make Improbable Playoff Dreams Possible

    After an 0-4 start and a 2-6 record at the halfway point of their season, the Pittsburgh Steelers seemed all but destined to be spectators and not on the field during the playoffs...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 24,825 reads 97 comments

  21. Ravens Already Have the Blueprint to Beat Tom Brady & the Patriots

    The 8-6 Baltimore Ravens host the New England Patriots this Sunday, and if they want to maintain control of the sixth playoff seed in the AFC or have a hope of overtaking the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North division, this game is a must-win...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 6,249 reads 43 comments

  22. Why Playoff Success Is a Must for the Bengals This Year

    The Cincinnati Bengals are 9-5 and not far from the AFC North title. If they win it, it will mark the third straight year they make the playoffs. However, this year, something must change...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 3,877 reads 30 comments

  23. Are the Baltimore Ravens Trending Toward a Championship Repeat?

    The Baltimore Ravens defeated the Detroit Lions on Monday night, improving their win-loss record to 8-6 and giving them possession of the AFC's sixth playoff seed...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 12,118 reads 137 comments

  24. Looking at the Browns' 2014 Salary Cap, Free Agents and Potential Re-Signings

    The Cleveland Browns ' latest rebuilding project will continue in 2014, and part of that process will involve their own class of free agents and other veterans whose contracts are nearing their end in 2015...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 11,888 reads 65 comments

  25. Justin Tucker, Defense Help Ravens Rediscover Their True Identity

    The Baltimore Ravens had their backs against the wall heading into Detroit to take on the Lions on Monday night...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 17,734 reads 95 comments