1. 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 14,982 reads 140 comments

  2. 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 8,571 reads 83 comments

  3. How Important Is It for Ravens Offense to Reignite Running Game?

    When we asked about the Baltimore Ravens running the ball only nine times in their Week 4 loss to the Buffalo Bills , Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco , whom we spoke to in conjunction ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 2,544 reads 3 comments

  4. Cleveland Browns Will Continue to Find Ways to Win No Matter Who Is Under Center

    In the Cleveland Browns ' second possession of their Thursday night meeting with the Buffalo Bills , starting quarterback Brian Hoyer left with a knee injury, one the team believes is serious ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 6,186 reads 71 comments

  5. Browns Proving Front Office Hasn't Given Up on the Season

    Bleacher Report NFL lead writer Mike Freeman handed out his quarter-way grades for each NFL team earlier this week, evaluating all 32 teams' performances and summing them up with a letter grade and a brief explanation...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 3,775 reads 23 comments

  6. Pittsburgh Steelers' Trading for Levi Brown Shows Desperation

    There's no question that the Pittsburgh Steelers are in bad shape. With an 0-4 start to the season (the first time since 1968), changes were undoubtedly in their future...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 40,456 reads 196 comments

  7. How Eugene Monroe Fits into 2013 Baltimore Ravens Offense, Future Plans

    Just days after Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh ripped into the team's offensive line, calling the pass protection "unacceptable" and adding that "the whole O-line is ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 9 months ago 9,513 reads 41 comments

  8. Bengals Have Personnel to Run a Balanced Offense, so What's the Problem?

    The Cincinnati Bengals have one of the deepest and most talented offensive rosters in the NFL . Weapons abound for their quarterback, Andy Dalton ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 3,780 reads 34 comments

  9. Breaking Down Joe Flacco's Bad Day & Where the Ravens Go from Here

    The Baltimore Ravens notched their second loss of the season in Week 4, dropping to the Buffalo Bills 23-20. Though they managed to dig themselves out of a deficit as deep as 13 points, it wasn't enough to lead them to victory...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 2,631 reads 41 comments

  10. Are the Pittsburgh Steelers Already Playing for 2014?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers had 434 yards of total offense against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. They controlled the time of possession, 36:27 to Minnesota's 23:33...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 21,770 reads 248 comments

  11. With Passing Game Struggling, Ravens Will Lean on Rushing Attack vs. Bills

    The passing game isn't what it was in 2012 for the Baltimore Ravens . It's not just trading wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers —it's also the hip injury ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 1,811 reads 6 comments

  12. Forget Richardson, the Browns' Future Starts with Josh Gordon and Jordan Cameron

    When the Cleveland Browns decided to cut bait on running back Trent Richardson just 18 games into his NFL career, the prevailing thought was that the Browns were trying to tank their season, admit defeat and regroup next year...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 8,295 reads 77 comments

  13. What Le'Veon Bell's Return from Injury Means for the Pittsburgh Steelers

    Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported on Tuesday that rookie Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell will play against the Minnesota Vikings in London on Sunday, marking the first regular-season action he'll see since his preseason foot injury..

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 12,159 reads 107 comments

  14. Bengals Have Finally Come into Their Own After 2 Big Wins

    The Cincinnati Bengals are 2-1, sharing top billing in the AFC North with the Baltimore Ravens after a 34-30 home win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 5,185 reads 43 comments

  15. What's Fixable, What's Not for 0-3 Pittsburgh Steelers?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 0-3 on Sunday night with a 40-23 loss to the Chicago Bears , the worst start to a season in Mike Tomlin 's tenure as head coach and the first time they've dropped their first three games since 2000...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 13,060 reads 89 comments

  16. After 0-3 Start, is Mike Tomlin on the Hot Seat?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't opened a season with three straight losses since 2000, but that's where they stand at present after falling to the Chicago Bears , 40-23, on Sunday night...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 30,595 reads 341 comments

  17. How the Cincinnati Bengals Have Become Their Own Worst Enemy

    The Cincinnati Bengals are one of the most promising teams in the entire AFC and are the favorites to win the AFC North title...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 5,202 reads 19 comments

  18. Steelers Guard Ramon Foster Says Persistence, Execution Key to Fixing Offense

    This summer, Gillette paired up NFL rookies and veterans in training camp as part of its "Built for Training" program, with six weekly online episodes showing the journey from camp to the start of the 2013 season...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 2,079 reads 11 comments

  19. Cleveland Browns Aren't Intentionally Tanking Season for Franchise Rebuild

    In the span of 12 hours on Wednesday, the Cleveland Browns offense shifted dramatically. First, quarterback Brandon Weeden was replaced by third-stringer Brian Hoyer because of Weeden 's sprained thumb...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 3,712 reads 132 comments

  20. How Do the Cleveland Browns Replace Trent Richardson?

    When Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted on Wednesday that a "monster trade" was soon to be announced, it was easy to dismiss it as another of the eccentric's bombastic, hyperbolic statements...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 15,478 reads 111 comments

  21. Are the Steelers Regretting Paying Antonio Brown Rather Than Mike Wallace?

    In 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers offered receiver Mike Wallace a five-year, $50 million contract to remain with the team. Wallace rejected the offer, believing he could get more from another team as a free agent...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 14,608 reads 193 comments

  22. What Can the Browns Expect from New Starter Brian Hoyer?

    The Cleveland Browns have announced that Brian Hoyer , not Jason Campbell, will be the team's starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings , thanks to Brandon Weeden's thumb sprain on his throwing hand...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 16,245 reads 55 comments

  23. What Will It Take to Get Struggling Steelers Offense Back on Track?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are 0-2 to start the season and the offense is to blame. With 19 points, less than 500 total yards and an average of a mere 4.4 yards per play, there's no way to spin it—the Steelers offense is in trouble...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 5,029 reads 58 comments

  24. The Cleveland Browns Offense Is Trying to Be Something It's Not

    Two games, two losses—the Cleveland Browns are in familiar territory, but it wasn't supposed to be this way. With new ownership came a new front office and coaching staff...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 7,813 reads 95 comments

  25. Why Can't the Pittsburgh Steelers Find an Offensive Identity?

    The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 0-2 on the 2013 season after losing 20-10 to AFC North rival the Cincinnati Bengals. While Pittsburgh's defense played well enough to win, the blame for the loss falls upon an increasingly familiar culprit...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 10 months ago 25,229 reads 221 comments