1. Cleveland Browns Must Re-Sign Numerous in-House Free Agents

    The Cleveland Browns failed in free agency during this offseason in one major way: They failed to retain any of their own players...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 9,238 reads 29 comments

  2. Biggest Takeaways from Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 12 Loss

    The Pittsburgh Steelers fell to the Seattle Seahawks 39-30 in Week 12. But it was an exciting game, one that featured seven lead changes, which made it seem like just about anything was possible in terms of the outcome...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 5,652 reads 68 comments

  3. Austin Davis' Performance Means Browns' QB Depth Chart in Good Shape

    It was a heartbreaking, last-second loss for the Cleveland Browns in Week 12's Monday Night Football meeting with the Baltimore Ravens ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 4,296 reads 18 comments

  4. Big Day vs. Seahawks Proves Markus Wheaton Still Has Value for Steelers

    Prior to Week 12, Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Markus Wheaton had mostly been an afterthought on his team's high-powered passing offense...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 3,898 reads 54 comments

  5. Johnny Manziel's Benching About a Breach of Trust, Not Partying

    When Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine named quarterback Johnny Manziel as the team's starter for the remainder of the season on Nov. 17, he essentially said to Manziel, "We trust you...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 24,033 reads 61 comments

  6. Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Could Be Spread Thin by Seahawks Offense

    Though the Seattle Seahawks are currently 5-5 on the season and not as formidable a foe as they were in the previous two seasons, in which they went to the Super Bowl and won once, ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 6,360 reads 16 comments

  7. Cleveland Browns Week 12 Stock Report

    The Cleveland Browns are coming off of their Week 11 bye preparing for a Monday Night Football contest against the three-win Baltimore Ravens...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 1,321 reads 9 comments

  8. Pittsburgh Steelers Week 12 Stock Report

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off their Week 11 bye rested and ready to make their push to reach the playoffs...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 7,355 reads 35 comments

  9. Cleveland Browns Need to Get Their Pass Rush in Order

    Defense was supposed to be a strength for the Cleveland Browns this year, but instead, it's been the team's most glaring weakness...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 1,975 reads 15 comments

  10. Where Has Markus Wheaton Gone and What Does It Mean for His Steelers Future?

    It seemed like 2015 would be Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Markus Wheaton 's time to shine. Given a dedicated role as the team's slot receiver in a high-powered, pass-heavy ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 16,610 reads 64 comments

  11. Once-Daunting Stretch of Steelers' Schedule Now Looking Easier

    When the NFL 's fixers put together the 2015 schedule in the spring, one thing jumped out immediately about the Pittsburgh Steelers ' 16-game slate: It was going to be tough, particularly the six games which follow the team's Week 11 bye...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 14,741 reads 83 comments

  12. Setting Realistic Expectations for Johnny Manziel's Tenure as Browns' Starter

    Next Monday night will not mark the first start that Johnny Manziel has made at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, but it is the most important...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 8,062 reads 57 comments

  13. Healthy Mike Mitchell a Difference-Maker for Steelers' Defense

    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell's first season with the team did not go so well. After building up a single-season reputation as a hard-hitting ball hawk for the Carolina ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 7,589 reads 44 comments

  14. Can Switch to Johnny Manziel Save Browns Coach Mike Pettine's Job?

    There has been a longstanding belief that Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine has an aversion to starting quarterback Johnny Manziel over Josh McCown ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about almost 2 years ago 12,216 reads 83 comments

  15. Taking Stock of Cleveland Browns Ahead of Week 11 Bye

    It's Week 11 of the NFL season, which means the Cleveland Browns have a much-needed bye week. At 2-8 through 10 games, the week off gives the team a chance to regroup and try to turn its season around...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 5,803 reads 25 comments

  16. Taking Stock of Pittsburgh Steelers Ahead of Week 11 Bye

    The 6-4 Pittsburgh Steelers have a bye in Week 11, which is the perfect time for a playoff-contending team to rest, retool and prepare for the final six games of the season and beyond...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 13,408 reads 39 comments

  17. Steelers Bye Week Couldn't Have Come at a Better Time

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are 6-4 through 10 games and headed into their bye in Week 11. The timing couldn't have been better. Late-season bye weeks are always welcomed, especially for teams like the Steelers who are firmly in the playoff picture...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 11,000 reads 73 comments

  18. Why Can't the Cleveland Browns Consistently Run the Ball?

    The Cleveland Browns offense has evolved into one of the most pass-heavy in the league, and it's not entirely by design...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 7,877 reads 93 comments

  19. Johnny Manziel's Week 10 Performance Could Spur QB Controversy for Browns

    Whether Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine likes it or not, it looks like he has a quarterback controversy on his hands. And it couldn't have happened at a more convenient time, headed into the team's Week 11 bye...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 53,972 reads 197 comments

  20. Steelers' Pass Defense Could Derail Pittsburgh's Postseason Aspirations

    The Pittsburgh Steelers came away with a big victory over the Cleveland Browns , 30-9, in Week 10. Pittsburgh's offense moved the ball masterfully, even with the injured Ben Roethlisberger ...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 13,421 reads 137 comments

  21. Pittsburgh Steelers: Midseason Rookie Progress Report

    We're just past the halfway point in the Pittsburgh Steelers ' 2015 season, so it's time to take stock of a few things—namely, Pittsburgh's rookie class...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 13,056 reads 17 comments

  22. Is Joe Haden Nearing the End of the Line with the Cleveland Browns?

    Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden doesn't look on track to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, as he remains in the league's concussion protocol and has not practiced yet this week...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 18,316 reads 49 comments

  23. Cleveland Browns Week 10 Stock Report

    The Cleveland Browns are coming off a major Week 9 loss in which they fell to the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals , 31-10. Now, they have another AFC North test ahead when they travel to Pittsburgh to face the rival Steelers in Week 10...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 3,643 reads 19 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Steelers Week 10 Stock Report

    The Pittsburgh Steelers came away victorious in their Week 9 shootout against the Oakland Raiders , winning 38-35...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 5,394 reads 16 comments

  25. Cleveland Browns: Midseason Rookie Progress Report

    The Cleveland Browns have just crossed the halfway point in their 2015 campaign and have two wins and seven losses to show for it. But that win-loss record only tells part of the story of their season to this point...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 2 years ago 4,652 reads 26 comments