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2014 NFL Free Agents: Latest Predictions for Available Preseason Targets

Lost in the madness of NFL preseason position battles and players fighting for roster spots is the fact that there are still valuable contributors on the free-agent market who can help teams fill out their depth for the regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, New York Jets, Dustin Keller, NFL Players, Tom Brady, Pittsburgh Steelers, James Harrison

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Behind The Steel Curtain

LeGarrette Blount and Le'Veon Bell arrest bottoms out Steelers thinnest position

The cupboards are all but bare of discernible NFL talent behind Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount who, according to 93.7 The Fan's Colin Dunlap, were arrested for marijuana possession stemming from a traffic stop Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, LeGarrette Blount, Le'Veon Bell, NFL Players, AFC, Miguel Maysonet, Tauren Poole

Forbes.com

Steelers Most Expensive, Browns Least Expensive Tickets In AFC North

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel, Brian Hoyer, NFL Players, Cincinnati Bengals, Andy Dalton

The Washington Post

AFC North trying to regain reputation as the best

They're patient with their coaches and quarterbacks -- well, with the exception of Cleveland, which is in a league of its own when it comes to change.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals, Andrew Whitworth, NFL Players, Andy Dalton, Pittsburgh Steelers

Business Journal

CBS taps former KENS co-host for Thursday night NFL coverage

Megan Alexander, who once co-hosted "Great Day SA" on San Antonio CBS affiliate KENS-TV, has a new gig.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NFL

Steelers season preview: Division favorites again

Once tabbed as "old and slow" by Hall of Fame r Warren Sapp, Pittsburgh's defense has grown faster and more dynamic with the addition of former Panthers safety Mike Mitchell , rookie defensive end Stephon Tuitt and first-round linebacker Ryan Shazier .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, AFC, Brice McCain, Ryan Shazier, Ike Taylor, NFL Players, William Gay

NFL

Browns season preview: Is Pettine the real deal?

Coming out of the most colorful Browns offseason since their return to the league, Cleveland appears to have a legitimate leader in Mike Pettine .

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, AFC, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, Justin Gilbert, Mitchell Schwartz, Alex Mack

Rant Sports

5 Takeaways From Cleveland Browns Preseason Week 2 Loss

In the Cleveland Browns' Week 2 preseason game against the Washington Redskins, Browns fans were treated to a similar performance to that of Cleveland's Week 1 matchup against the Detroit Lions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, AFC, Johnny Manziel, Brian Hoyer, NFL Players, Justin Gilbert, Buster Skrine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rant Sports

Baltimore Ravens: 5 Things To Look For On 2014 Schedule

As we inch closer and closer to the kickoff of this year's NFL season, examining the intricacies of a team's schedule can give an idea of what to expect this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, Baltimore Ravens, AFC South, New Orleans Saints

The Baltimore Sun

It's hard to tell whether Ravens have improved from last season

After nearly five weeks of training camp and two preseason games, it's still hard to predict if the Ravens will improve on last year's 8-8 record.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, AFC, Kapron Lewis-Moore, Owen Daniels, Dennis Pitta, NFL Players, Pernell McPhee

NFLMocks

Likeliest NFL Opening Day Rookie Starters: AFC North

Aug 16, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Buffalo Bills tight end Scott Chandler runs with the ball as Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Ryan Shazier defends during the first quarter at Heinz Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, Buffalo Bills, Scott Chandler, NFL Players, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Newsday

Former Jets coordinator Mike Pettine living dream as Browns head coach

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine yells at his players during practice at NFL football training camp in Berea, Ohio Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, AFC, New York Jets, Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon, Brian Hoyer, NFL Players, Opinion

Baltimore Beatdown

Saturday Ravens links: Ravens players with something to prove, ranking the AFC North offenses

The Baltimore Sun highlights five areas to watch for when the Ravens take on the Cowboys this Saturday night at AT&T Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, Baltimore Ravens

Behind The Steel Curtain

5 things to watch in Steelers vs. Bills Preseason Week 2 game

Digging into Saturday's preseason game against Buffalo, it's clear the Bills fit the Steelers well in terms of strengths and weaknesses.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, AFC, Buffalo Bills, Bryce Davis, Greg Warren, Brad Wing, NFL Players

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Bengals the pick to repeat as top team in AFC North

The Cincinnati Bengals will continue to progress only as much as Andy Dalton is able to move beyond grade B status as a quarterback.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Players, Andy Dalton, Baltimore Ravens, Ray Rice

Behind The Steel Curtain

AFC North is the 4th Toughest Defensive Division

Bucky Brooks, writer for NFL.com, recently wrote an article ranking the divisions by defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, Cincinnati Bengals, NFC, NFC West

Wed Aug 13, 2014

NFLSpinZone

14 Bold Predictions for 2014: Giovani Bernard Will Have a Breakout Year

Nov 10, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard tosses the ball to the official after scoring a touchdown during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Giovani Bernard, NFL Players, AFC, Andy Dalton, Jeremy Hill, BenJarvus Green-Ellis

Rant Sports

NFL Preseason 2014 Preview: Buffalo Bills At Pittsburgh Steelers

On Saturday night the Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Buffalo Bills in a preseason game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, AFC, Martavis Bryant, LeGarrette Blount, Ryan Shazier, NFL Players, Ben Roethlisberger

Business Journal

Ravens fans are confident - at least on social media

Baltimore Ravens fans have plenty of confidence in the team even though it's coming off an 8-8 record last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC

Maddux Sports Blog

Baltimore Ravens 2014-15 Team Preview

The Baltimore Ravens failed to make the playoffs for the first time in six seasons last year after going .500.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, AFC, Lardarius Webb, Terrell Suggs, Torrey Smith, Daryl Smith, NFL Players

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