1. How the Bengals Can Survive Michael Johnson's Potential Departure

    The highest-profile of the Cincinnati Bengals ' impending crop of free agents is defensive end Michael Johnson . Johnson had 56 combined tackles in the 2013 regular season, as well as 3...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 4,701 reads 41 comments

  2. What Does Kyle Shanahan Need from Browns to Rejuvenate Cleveland's Offense?

    The Cleveland Browns announced on Monday night that they have found their latest offensive coordinator—Kyle Shanahan, who joins the Browns after four seasons working in the same capacity in Washington...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 14,770 reads 75 comments

  3. What Do Mike Munchak, James Saxon Hires Mean for the Steelers Offense?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers recently made two important coaching changes, ones that directly affect areas in which the team struggled during the 2013 season. They parted ways with offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 15,891 reads 37 comments

  4. What Each New Coach Will Bring to the Baltimore Ravens in 2014

    The Baltimore Ravens made four key additions to their coaching staff in the past few days. They named former Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak offensive coordinator to replace Jim Caldwell, who left to be the Detroit Lions head coach...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 2,311 reads 0 comments

  5. Will the Browns' New Coaching Staff Make the Defense Any Better?

    The Cleveland Browns rounded out their defensive coaching staff this week, hiring Jim O'Neil as defensive coordinator, Brian Fleury as assistant linebackers coach and Jeff Hafley as defensive backs coach...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 7,402 reads 58 comments

  6. Hiring Gary Kubiak Won't Make a Difference If Ravens Don't Fix Offensive Line

    The Baltimore Ravens have filled their offensive coordinator vacancy, hiring former Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak to take the job, the team announced on Monday...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 3,506 reads 19 comments

  7. What Impact Will Mike Pettine Hire Have on Browns' Roster, Organization?

    The Cleveland Browns introduced Mike Pettine as their new head coach on Thursday, ending a nearly month-long search to fill the vacancy left after the firing of Rob Chudzinski ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 25,209 reads 59 comments

  8. Mike Pettine Is Best Choice for Browns Now, but Future Remains Very Uncertain

    The Cleveland Browns ' month-long coaching search has ended with the team announcing on Thursday that it has hired Mike Pettine , most recently the Buffalo Bills ' defensive coordinator...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 28,882 reads 135 comments

  9. What the Baltimore Ravens Need from Their New Offensive Coordinator

    The Baltimore Ravens are on the hunt for a new offensive coordinator, with their previous one, Jim Caldwell, now the Detroit Lions ' new head coach...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 3,335 reads 4 comments

  10. It's Too Early to Discuss Cleveland Browns Trading Up for Johnny Manziel

    In a report detailing the latest on the Cleveland Browns coaching search, CBS Sports' Jason LaCanfora included this gem, presented with little fanfare as part of ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 31,486 reads 164 comments

  11. What Are the Bengals' Options with Their 2014 Free Agents?

    The Cincinnati Bengals are one of the most financially prudent franchises in the NFL , which has helped them avoid the salary-cap pitfalls of other teams...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 6,813 reads 25 comments

  12. Should the Ravens Turn Away from Ray Rice as Their Starting Running Back?

    The Baltimore Ravens are down their offensive coordinator, with Jim Caldwell accepting the Detroit Lions ' head coaching job. They also lack a running backs coach, having parted ways with Wilbert Montgomery two weeks ago...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 17,646 reads 73 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 13,596 reads 47 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 262,457 reads 419 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 11,127 reads 11 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 1,672 reads 6 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 11,249 reads 100 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 11,235 reads 53 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 4,919 reads 8 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 22,142 reads 153 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 4,258 reads 61 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 17,202 reads 182 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 4,848 reads 73 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 4,865 reads 92 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 14,888 reads 163 comments