1. Ben Roethlisberger's MVP Play and Candidacy Is More Than Just a Flash in the Pan

    For the second week in a row, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has set a record. First was his 522-yard passing performance in his team's 51-34 defeat of the ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 28,152 reads 63 comments

  2. Ravens' Offensive Line Proving to Be Lynchpin of Baltimore's Offensive Success

    It's never an easy task for the Baltimore Ravens to travel to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers . It's even more difficult when accompanied by the added pressure of a nationally televised game...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 1,125 reads 14 comments

  3. Why Jeremy Hill's Emergence Is Great News for Gio Bernard and Bengals Offense

    The Cincinnati Bengals ' leader in both rushing yards and yards from scrimmage, Giovani Bernard , was inactive for Sunday's 33-23 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars and could also ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 11,450 reads 14 comments

  4. Owen Daniels Proving Invaluable for Ravens Offense This Season

    Baltimore Ravens tight end Owen Daniels returned to practice on Wednesday , per the team's official Twitter account...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 2,574 reads 4 comments

  5. Why Has Jordan Cameron Seemingly Disappeared from Browns Offense?

    Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is expected to miss at least two games after suffering his third concussion in two years in Sunday's win over the Oakland Raiders ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 10,602 reads 18 comments

  6. Martavis Bryant Becoming Steelers' Newest Weapon at Exactly Right Time

    For the first half of the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense was a three-man affair consisting of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger , running back Le'Veon Bell and wide receiver Antonio Brown ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 8,731 reads 39 comments

  7. Ravens Loss Shows How Much Is Up for Grabs in AFC North

    The Baltimore Ravens ' possession of the top spot in the AFC North was a short-lived affair, one that ended with a 27-24 loss on Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals . The Ravens have now been swept by the Bengals and are 2-2 in the division...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 1,234 reads 17 comments

  8. Why We Learned Nothing About the Browns Despite Winning Again

    The Cleveland Browns again boast a winning record after beating the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, 23-13. In a close AFC North, the win keeps the Browns in the postseason hunt, though looking at them it would be hard to believe...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 8,353 reads 63 comments

  9. Brian Hoyer's Time Is Not Up Yet in Cleveland, Still Too Soon for Johnny Manziel

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer 's dismal performance in his team's 24-6 loss at the hands of the Jacksonville Jaguars have some thinking perhaps it's time to finally make the switch to rookie Johnny Manziel ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 10,019 reads 50 comments

  10. Hue Jackson's Bengals Offense Must Find Balance with Running Game Immediately

    The Cincinnati Bengals were supposed to be more focused on running the ball this season with Hue Jackson as offensive coordinator...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 3,122 reads 6 comments

  11. Todd Haley's Offensive Creativity Pays Dividends in Win over Texans

    Something good, something bad. Something good, something bad. With the Pittsburgh Steelers coming off a decisively "something bad" in their 31-10 Week 6 loss to the Cleveland ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 3,526 reads 24 comments

  12. Is It Time to Take the Baltimore Ravens Seriously?

    With the Baltimore Ravens ' 29-7 rout of the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, their record rises to 5-2. They are in sole possession of the top spot in the AFC North and are pulling away in what had been a close race to this point between all four teams...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 15,187 reads 104 comments

  13. Upstart Browns, Brian Hoyer Not Good Enough to Overcome Offensive Line Problems

    When Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack went down with a broken leg against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 6, it was evident there would be a time of transition...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 7 months ago 4,857 reads 110 comments

  14. Bengals Must Increase Gio Bernard's Targets to Compensate for Offensive Injuries

    Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard is one of the most versatile players at his position in the NFL . Whether running with the ball or catching passes, he's a playmaker in nearly every game he's in...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 3,509 reads 9 comments

  15. Increased Pass Targets for Le'Veon Bell Will Keep Steelers out of Offensive Rut

    The Pittsburgh Steelers offense has been effective this season, averaging a sixth-best 396.5 yards per game. However, it has also been predictable...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 4,268 reads 28 comments

  16. Little Things Plaguing Bengals Threaten a Potentially Great Season

    On paper, the Cincinnati Bengals ' season thus far doesn't seem to be going too poorly. They have a 3-1-1 record, and though no longer in the lead in the AFC North, they are still very much in the running...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 1,380 reads 12 comments

  17. What Do Mack and Bryant's Injuries Mean for Browns Going Forward?

    The Cleveland Browns defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers , 31-10, on Sunday, but they did not emerge from the victory unscathed...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 5,278 reads 9 comments

  18. Ravens Proving That Balanced Attack Is Key for Joe Flacco and Offensive Success

    One of the true hallmarks of a dominant NFL team is its ability to defeat weaker opponents, whether at home or on the road...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 6,219 reads 7 comments

  19. Can Mohamed Sanu Carry the Bengals Through the Air in A.J. Green's Absence?

    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green was carted off of the practice field on Wednesday, apparently re-aggravating a toe injury that has already cost him one game. He's not expected to play on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 5,446 reads 6 comments

  20. Ravens' Weaknesses Turning Them into Mediocre Team

    After five games, the Baltimore Ravens are a highly respectable 3-2 in a very competitive AFC North. Prior to meeting the Indianapolis Colts in Week 5, they were coming off a dominant win over the Carolina Panthers ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 6,296 reads 20 comments

  21. Browns Defense Not Living Up to Expectations so Far This Season

    Through four games, the Cleveland Browns are an impressive 2-2 and are coming off of the team's first road win in over a year. However, it's not all going well, particularly on defense...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 4,604 reads 15 comments

  22. Bengals Won't Join AFC's Elite Until Cincinnati Learns to Win in Prime Time

    The Cincinnati Bengals struggle on the big stage. That has been a prevailing narrative about this team since Andy Dalton became the Bengals' starting quarterback in 2011...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 4,043 reads 45 comments

  23. How the Browns Managed Huge Comeback Win Against Titans

    The Cleveland Browns found themselves in familiar territory Sunday against the Tennessee Titans : in a significant halftime deficit. The Browns were down 28-10 at halftime and at one point trailed a miserable 28-3...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 176,039 reads 83 comments

  24. What Makes Antonio Brown Such a Dominant Receiver for the Steelers?

    The 2-2 Pittsburgh Steelers may have a few question marks on their roster at present, but wide receiver Antonio Brown is clearly not among them...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 8,797 reads 62 comments

  25. How Ben Tate's Return Will Impact Browns' Backfield in Week 5 and Beyond

    Though limited in practice on Wednesday, Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate is expected back in the active starting lineup for the team's Week 5 contest against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 8 months ago 20,264 reads 37 comments