1. 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 8 months ago 939 reads 2 comments

  2. 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 8 months ago 5,751 reads 36 comments

  3. 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 8 months ago 6,494 reads 60 comments

  4. 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 8 months ago 2,071 reads 10 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 2,344 reads 8 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 5,718 reads 31 comments

  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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 14,622 reads 179 comments

  9. 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 1,427 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 3,483 reads 16 comments

  11. 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 13,282 reads 135 comments

  12. 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 4,677 reads 43 comments

  13. 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 8,057 reads 74 comments

  14. 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 15,234 reads 82 comments

  15. 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 4,424 reads 61 comments

  16. 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 3,510 reads 60 comments

  17. On Bengals QB Andy Dalton and the Deep Ball

    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has one of the best supporting casts in all the NFL . Among them are a best-in-the-league offensive line, a trio of wide receivers that includes playmaker A...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 5,459 reads 28 comments

  18. Lost in Steelers' 1-4 Start Is Antonio Brown's Impressive Season

    The Pittsburgh Steelers picked up their first win of the season on Sunday, defeating the New York Jets , 16-9. It wasn't a commanding victory and it wasn't without its mistakes...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 5,771 reads 22 comments

  19. Baltimore Ravens Continue to Struggle in Search of Team Identity

    After six games, the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens are 3-3, tied for second place in the AFC North. Their 19-17 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday was a rare home defeat...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 1,816 reads 28 comments

  20. Browns Secondary Following Joe Haden's Example

    Most discussions of the Cleveland Browns defense center around their front seven, now more effective than ever under the guidance of new coordinator Ray Horton...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 2,329 reads 14 comments

  21. Terrell Suggs' Return to Form Has Helped Baltimore's Defense Bounce Back

    Last season, one of the more disappointing aspects of the Baltimore Ravens ' game was their lack of a pass rush. The Ravens ranked 15th in sacks , with 37, and linebacker Paul Kruger lead the way with a mere nine...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 2,024 reads 2 comments

  22. Will Steelers' Depth Chart Changes Help Them Finally Win Games?

    With an 0-4 record, the Pittsburgh Steelers needed to make some changes to their roster and their depth chart coming off of their Week 5 bye. Keeping things the same certainly wasn't an option...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 7,786 reads 14 comments

  23. Why the Cleveland Browns Should Not Trade Josh Gordon

    Both Adam Schefter of ESPN ( via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer ) and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported on Monday that the Cleveland Browns have fielded trade calls from the San Francisco 49ers for their star receiver Josh Gordon .

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 12,267 reads 74 comments

  24. What Has Happened to Ben Roethlisberger?

    For a while, there was little question that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was one of the top passers in the league. With him under center, the Steelers reached three Super Bowls, winning two...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 14,976 reads 140 comments

  25. How Far Can Cincinnati's Defense Take the Bengals This Season?

    The biggest story about the Cincinnati Bengals ' Week 5, 13-6 defeat of the New England Patriots isn't that they did it; it's how they did it: by letting their defense lead the way...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 8,568 reads 83 comments