1. Andrew Hawkins Poised to Be a Star in Browns Offense

    When current Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins was with the Cincinnati Bengals , he was a bit player. Though he was fast and elusive, he didn't often start and instead worked as part of Cincinnati's receiver rotation...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 8,161 reads 24 comments

  2. A Closer Look at the Steelers' Inside Linebacker Battle

    A hallmark of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense under Dick LeBeau is the role the inside linebackers play...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 15,849 reads 24 comments

  3. Are the Baltimore Ravens Back on Right Track to Super Bowl Return?

    On February 3, 2013, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers to win the franchise's second Super Bowl. The season that followed, however, didn't lead the Ravens to a championship...

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  4. The State of the Browns' Receiving Corps as OTAs Begin

    The Cleveland Browns have themselves quite the situation right now when it comes to the wide receiver position...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 15,331 reads 78 comments

  5. Breaking Down the Battle for Steelers' No. 2 WR Gig

    One of the most important positional battles for the Pittsburgh Steelers this summer is for No. 2 wide receiver...

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  6. How Jeremy Hill Impacts BenJarvus Green-Ellis' 2014 in Cincinnati

    For the second year in a row, the Cincinnati Bengals selected a running back in Round 2 of the NFL draft. In 2013, they took Giovani Bernard. This year's pick was LSU's Jeremy Hill, taken 55th overall...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 4,826 reads 18 comments

  7. Is Johnny Football Really Going to Be Johnny Backup in Cleveland This Year?

    When the Cleveland Browns drafted Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick on May 8, this iteration of the organization appeared to have found its quarterback of the future...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 16,837 reads 126 comments

  8. Have the Ravens Done Enough to Improve the Offensive Line?

    The Baltimore Ravens had a terrible offensive line in 2013. That terrible line directly contributed to the team's 8-8 finish...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 4,413 reads 10 comments

  9. Have the Browns Finally Found the Solution to Their Run-Game Woes?

    The 2013 season wasn't a good one for the Cleveland Browns ' run game. After trading 2012 first-round pick Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts two weeks into the season, running the football became an afterthought...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 24,838 reads 92 comments

  10. Who Is Dri Archer and How Does He Fit into the Steelers' Plans?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers used their third-round selection in the 2014 NFL draft on an intriguing prospect, Kent State receiver and running back Dri Archer. Archer was the fastest participant at the scouting combine, running a 4...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 14,771 reads 26 comments

  11. 2014 NFL Draft: Breaking Down the AFC North Post-Draft

    Between the four teams in the AFC North, the division added 32 new players via the 2014 NFL draft. Some met immediate, pressing needs, while others will provide depth at positions that were decidedly shallow before last Thursday's event kicked off...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 30,276 reads 336 comments

  12. Cleveland Browns 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Cleveland Browns ' 2014 draft is in the books. While the draft grading begins, the true value of each of their six new players won't be known until at least a year from now, if not longer...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 21,518 reads 103 comments

  13. Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    While we won't know if the Pittsburgh Steelers ' nine players drafted this year will be successful in the NFL —that will take at least one season and more than likely longer—we ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 4,934 reads 7 comments

  14. Baltimore Ravens 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Baltimore Ravens' draft motto could easily be "In Ozzie We Trust," a nod to general manager Ozzie Newsome , who is one of the most savvy personnel men in the NFL. But even Newsome doesn't always get every pick correct...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 6,311 reads 21 comments

  15. Cincinnati Bengals 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Cincinnati Bengals went into the 2014 NFL draft with a recent history of making few mistakes. However, no team can get every pick right...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 9,587 reads 17 comments

  16. Can the Bengals Develop AJ McCarron to Be More Than a Backup?

    The Cincinnati Bengals used their fifth-round selection in the 2014 NFL draft to take former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron in order to add some youth to their stable of quarterbacks...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 5,350 reads 12 comments

  17. Pierre Desir Is Great Story, but Browns Get Great Value in CB as Well

    The Cleveland Browns added to their defensive depth Saturday, taking Lindenwood cornerback Pierre Desir with the 127th overall pick ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 15,238 reads 21 comments

  18. Did Browns Make a Mistake Not Addressing WR in First 3 Rounds?

    Less than 24 hours after energizing the fanbase—to the tune of more than 2,300 new season-ticket subscriptions sold, according to the Akron Beacon Journal 's Malcolm X Abram ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 2,083 reads 22 comments

  19. Steelers Reach for Need in Round 1 with Ryan Shazier

    The Pittsburgh Steelers opted against wide receiver, cornerback or defensive line in Round 1, instead taking versatile Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with the 15th overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 6,642 reads 81 comments

  20. Mike Pettine Makes His Presence Felt Immediately by Adding Justin Gilbert

    The Cleveland Browns made an unexpected series of moves that resulted in the team selecting Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert with the eighth-overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 2,182 reads 1 comments

  21. Cincinnati Bengals Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The 2014 NFL draft kicks off Thursday night, and the Cincinnati Bengals are as ready as they are going to be for this year's event...

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  22. Cleveland Browns Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The 2014 NFL draft kicks off Thursday night, with the Cleveland Browns possessing two selections in the first round and 10 total through all seven rounds...

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  23. Baltimore Ravens Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The 2014 NFL draft kicks off on Thursday, and the Baltimore Ravens pick 16th in the middle of the pack. They have eight picks this year—half of them compensatory—and a number of needs on both sides of the ball they need to address...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 4,136 reads 9 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Steelers' Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have nine selections in the 2014 NFL draft, which kicks off Thursday. They also have as many needs on both the offensive and the defensive sides of the roster...

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  25. Can Allen Robinson Be a Legitimate No. 1 WR in the NFL?

    The 2014 NFL draft is particularly deep at wide receiver, but that doesn't mean there aren't standout prospects...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 4,922 reads 20 comments