1. Pittsburgh Steelers Have a 3rd-Down Problem

    An unpleasant development has been taking shape for the Pittsburgh Steelers this season: Third downs have been a struggle, both on offense and defense. Through seven games, the Steelers are converting 36...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 7,475 reads 35 comments

  2. Cleveland Browns' Penalty Issues Are Setting Whole Team Back

    The Cleveland Browns are a top-three team in the NFL this season in one very inauspicious category—penalties. Through seven games, the Browns have the third-most penalties in the league, with 60...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 3,405 reads 23 comments

  3. Cleveland Browns Week 8 Stock Report

    Week 7 wasn't a good one for the Cleveland Browns . They lost 24-6 to the St. Louis Rams , and quarterback Josh McCown injured his shoulder in the process...

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  4. Pittsburgh Steelers Week 8 Stock Report

    The Pittsburgh Steelers ' trip to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs in Week 7 did not go as planned, with the team losing 23-13. Though presented with numerous chances to win, turnovers and third-down struggles helped lead the Steelers to a loss...

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  5. Are Mounting Injuries in Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Cause for Concern?

    For the past five weeks, the main injury concern for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been at the quarterback position. Starter Ben Roethlisberger suffered an MCL sprain and bone bruise in the team's Week 3 win over the St...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 10,311 reads 57 comments

  6. Despite Constant Turnover, Should Browns Consider Yet Another Coaching Change?

    In July, during training camp, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said something to the assembled media that resulted in a sense of calm washing over the entire organization: He's all for coaching continuity into the 2016 season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 9,343 reads 108 comments

  7. Biggest Takeaways from Cleveland Browns' Week 7 Loss

    The Cleveland Browns suffered their fifth loss of the season in Week 7, falling to the St. Louis Rams 24-6. It marked the first time this year the team didn't score a touchdown...

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  8. Biggest Takeaways from Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 7 Loss

    The Pittsburgh Steelers kept things close for a while, but they didn't manage to escape Kansas City with a win over the Chiefs in Week 7. Instead, they lost, 23-13, bringing their record to 4-3 on the year...

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  9. Silver Lining in Steelers' Week 7 Loss: Ben Roethlisberger Returns in Week 8

    It was obviously going to be a tough test for Pittsburgh Steelers third-string quarterback Landry Jones in Week 7, having to stare down a strong Kansas City Chiefs pass rush with two-fifths of his offensive line populated by backups, as well...

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  10. Mistakes on Offense and Defense See Browns Regress in Loss Against Rams

    Last week, the Cleveland Browns pushed the undefeated Denver Broncos to the brink. Though Cleveland lost, 26-23, in overtime, its ability to take one of the league's most productive ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 3,768 reads 97 comments

  11. Can Steelers Protect Landry Jones from Chiefs Pass Rush Without Kelvin Beachum?

    Changes are afoot on the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, both of them injury-related. Landry Jones will now serve as the team's quarterback on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 13,354 reads 44 comments

  12. Browns' Passing Offense Needs to Have a Big Day Against Rams Defense

    This season, the Cleveland Browns have not been wanting for offensive playmakers . Though their offense isn't made up of household names or perennial Pro-Bowlers, that side of the ball has clearly been the team's biggest strength...

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  13. Cleveland Browns' Week 7 Stock Report

    The Cleveland Browns very nearly took down the undefeated Denver Broncos in Week 6, but it did not come to pass. Thanks to a handful of late-game mistakes, the Browns fell, 26-23, in overtime...

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  14. Pittsburgh Steelers Week 7 Stock Report

    The Pittsburgh Steelers managed to pull out a 25-13 home win over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6, bringing their record to 4-2 on the season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 10,132 reads 41 comments

  15. Landry Jones' Knowledge of Steelers' System Gives Him Clear Edge over Mike Vick

    It appears that the Pittsburgh Steelers are readying for the Landry Jones era to continue one more week. Jones, the Steelers' third-string quarterback since being drafted in Round ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 8,065 reads 30 comments

  16. Cleveland Browns: Uninformed Speculation About Johnny Manziel Is Irresponsible

    By now, even those not intimately familiar with the Cleveland Browns have heard the news. Last Monday, Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel was involved in an incident with his girlfriend...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 25,926 reads 121 comments

  17. Biggest Takeaways from Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 6 Win

    The Pittsburgh Steelers bested the visiting Arizona Cardinals in Week 6, with a 25-13 victory propelling Pittsburgh to a 4-2 record. This game seemed poised to pose a major challenge for the Steelers...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about over 1 year ago 13,947 reads 30 comments

  18. Biggest Takeaways from Cleveland Browns' Week 6 Loss

    The Cleveland Browns were decidedly close to handing the Denver Broncos their first loss of the season on Sunday, but it was not meant to be. Instead, the Browns fell to Denver, 26-23, in overtime...

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  19. Cleveland Browns Still Can't Manage to Get out of Their Own Way

    For a while on Sunday, it looked like the Cleveland Browns would earn their first win over the Denver Broncos in 11 meetings. But it was not meant to be: The Browns ultimately fell to Denver, 26-23, in overtime...

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  20. Once-Vaunted Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Back in Dominant Form

    The Pittsburgh Steelers looked like they would have to climb an uphill battle when starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a knee injury in Week 3 against the St. Louis Rams ...

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  21. Return of Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Big for QB Mike Vick

    Though Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant was eligible to be activated for the team's fifth regular-season game, having served his four-game suspension to open the year, he was not on the 53-man roster at the time...

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  22. Are Justin Gilbert's Hopes of Playing CB for Browns Fading?

    It wasn't long ago at all that cornerback Justin Gilbert was selected eighth overall in the NFL draft by the Cleveland Browns to be a future starter. In fact, it was a mere year and a half ago...

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  23. Pittsburgh Steelers Week 6 Stock Report

    Thanks to a last-second touchdown scored by Le'Veon Bell, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the San Diego Chargers , 24-20, on Monday night...

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  24. Why Aren't the Steelers Giving CB Brandon Boykin More Playing Time?

    When the Pittsburgh Steelers traded a 2016 fifth-round draft pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for cornerback Brandon Boykin in August, it seemed as though Boykin ...

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  25. Cleveland Browns Week 6 Stock Report

    The Cleveland Browns pulled out a wild 33-30 overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 5, which marked the first time the Browns had beaten the Ravens in Baltimore since 2007...

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