1. Lost in Baltimore's Woes Is How Well the Defense Has Been Playing

    With a 4-5 record, the Baltimore Ravens are in second place in the AFC North, tied with the Cleveland Browns and a game and a half behind the division-leading Cincinnati Bengals ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 2,372 reads 18 comments

  2. Just How Bad Are the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers won their Week 10 contest against the Buffalo Bills , but the victory won't suddenly send them on a course to the postseason...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 7,117 reads 59 comments

  3. Ravens Save Season with Win Against Bengals, but Are Far from Playoff Contention

    The Baltimore Ravens brought the Cincinnati Bengals down to earth on Sunday in their overtime, 20-17 defeat of the AFC North's top team...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 6,620 reads 19 comments

  4. How the Steelers Can Prevent a Repeat Blowout This Week Against the Bills

    The 2-6 Pittsburgh Steelers host the 3-6 Buffalo Bills on Sunday with the bad taste of last week's beating at the hands of the New England Patriots still lingering...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 1,036 reads 3 comments

  5. Joe Flacco's Deep-Ball Struggles Are Related to Anquan Boldin Trade

    For all of the changes to the defensive side of the Baltimore Ravens roster in the offseason, it's their offense that has struggled the most this year...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 3,439 reads 22 comments

  6. Why You Shouldn't Lose Faith in Andy Dalton

    Few players have been subjected to as much debate and scrutiny this season as third-year Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 5,432 reads 46 comments

  7. Jarvis Jones Says Hard Work, Making Teams 1-Dimensional Key for Steelers Defense

    As part of Subway Restaurants' Famous Fan program, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones met with war veterans in conjunction with the Wounded Warrior Project...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 2,914 reads 8 comments

  8. Why Can't the Cleveland Browns Run the Ball?

    In the Cleveland Browns ' Week 9, 24-18 defeat of the Baltimore Ravens , they ran the ball 28 times for just 73 yards—a 2.6 yards-per-carry average. This is nothing new. The Browns average just 81...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 7,796 reads 45 comments

  9. Steelers' Problems Run Much Deeper Than Mike Tomlin

    The Pittsburgh Steelers dropped to 2-6 on Sunday after their 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots . Since Week 10 of the 2012 season, the Steelers have a 4-11 record, and ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 31,764 reads 230 comments

  10. Can the Ravens Defense Control Cleveland's Offense on Sunday?

    The Baltimore Ravens are coming off their bye week with a 3-4 record and a road contest against their AFC North rivals, the Cleveland Browns , on Sunday...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 950 reads 2 comments

  11. Bengals Should Exercise Extreme Caution with RB Giovani Bernard

    In the Cincinnati Bengals ' 22-20 overtime loss to the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night, the team had both peaks and valleys...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 5,775 reads 36 comments

  12. Why the Cincinnati Bengals Defense Can Still Thrive Without Geno Atkins

    What hurt the Cincinnati Bengals was more than simply losing to the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night, 22-20...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 6,515 reads 60 comments

  13. Pittsburgh Steelers Must Find a Way to Keep 1st Half Close in New England

    To say that the Pittsburgh Steelers have a problem getting going in the first half of games this year is to state the obvious. It is no coincidence that, in the team's two wins this season, the Steelers led at halftime...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 2,084 reads 10 comments

  14. Cincinnati Bengals Can Prove Doubters Wrong with a Short-Week Win in Miami

    The Cincinnati Bengals take on the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night, looking to expand their lead in the AFC North and extend their win streak to five games...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 2,354 reads 8 comments

  15. How the Browns Can Keep Their Heads Above Water for the Rest of the Season

    With their 23-17 Week 8 loss to the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs , the Cleveland Browns are in third place in the AFC North and have a 3-5 record...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 5,721 reads 31 comments

  16. How Andy Dalton Made His Biggest NFL Statement

    The Cincinnati Bengals have made a lot of statements this year. They have bested both the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 3,818 reads 16 comments

  17. No Matter What, It's Too Little Too Late for the 2013 Steelers

    The Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to Oakland to take on the Raiders in Week 8 riding the wave of a two-game win streak...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 14,640 reads 179 comments

  18. To Beat Terrelle Pryor and the Raiders, Steelers Need to Look Back to 2012

    The Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Oakland to take on the pesky Raiders on Sunday. With the Steelers on a mission to turn their season around—they have won two games in a ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 1,433 reads 1 comments

  19. What the Ravens Must Do on Their Bye Week to Get Back on Track

    The Baltimore Ravens have a 3-4 record headed into their bye week. At this point last season, they headed into the bye at 5-2. Clearly, things are very different this year for the defending Super Bowl champions...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 3,493 reads 16 comments

  20. How the Cleveland Browns Can Finally Clean Up Their QB Mess

    The Cleveland Browns announced on Wednesday that Jason Campbell will be taking over starting-quarterback duties beginning in Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs , an expected ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 13,299 reads 135 comments

  21. Losing Leon Hall for the Season Hurts the Bengals, but Not as Badly as It Seems

    Though the Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Detroit Lions 27-24 in Week 7 thanks to a last-second field goal, it wasn't a completely celebratory affair...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 4,689 reads 43 comments

  22. Why It's Time the Cleveland Browns Move on from Brandon Weeden

    Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski spoke to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer and other members of the assembled media in his Monday press conference and ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 8,075 reads 74 comments

  23. Are the Steelers Legitimate Contenders in the AFC North?

    It was a game of firsts for the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 19-16 home win over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. It marked their first win streak of the year, now at two, after starting the season 0-4...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 15,251 reads 82 comments

  24. Can the Steelers Withstand the Ravens' Pass Rush?

    On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers host their biggest rivals, the Baltimore Ravens . The Steelers are coming off their first win of the season, a Week 6 defeat of the New York ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 4,437 reads 61 comments

  25. Browns Are Good Enough to Upset Packers, but It All Comes Down to Brandon Weeden

    The 3-3 Cleveland Browns have one of their most difficult tests of the season this Sunday when they travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 3,519 reads 60 comments