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Previewing the AFC North: Cleveland Browns

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at…


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AFC North Draft History Study: Quarterbacks

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


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Is This Landry Jones’ Final Season?

For seemingly their entire history, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been dead-set on keeping three quarterbacks. While that used to be practically a given, the NFL has seen a shift in philosophy as more teams each season keep only two on their 53 man roster. In 2011, 13 teams carried only…



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Will The Browns Really Trade Up To Draft QB Marcus Mariota?

Will the Cleveland Browns trade up in the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft to select Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota? According to a Wednesday morning report by Pat McManamon of ESPN.com, they might do just that. McManamon is reportedly saying that the Browns will offer two first-round picks to the…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Cleveland Browns

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 34

As is often the case at this time of the year around the league, this past Sunday was a quiet one in the AFC North, but that will of course be a very different case in the fall. The weekends take on much less significance in the NFL during the…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 33

While the AFC North continues to stand down as the dust settles from the announcement of Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu’s retirement, and later the less significant re-signing of free agent safety Will Allen, the relentless pace of the run up to the draft nevertheless has the division, as well…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 29

It is interesting that the most interesting thing to happen in the league yesterday as far as the Pittsburgh Steelers go is that a player on another team received a suspension. Of course, that player was former Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount, and it is relevant to Pittsburgh today because…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 27

It was not particularly surprising to find that Easter Sunday was a rather slow news day around not just the AFC North, but throughout the entire league as a whole. Realistically, the most significant happening of the day was the NFL Network revealing that fans evidently voted the most recent…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 26

First of all, Happy Easter to our readers. Regardless of what you may believe or what traditions you may hold, I hope that you all have a nice dinner planned for later in the day. But the sports world is a business, and time is money, so the NFL doesn’t…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 25

One of the bigger stories of the division yesterday was one perhaps that came outside of the division. FSU cornerback P.J. Williams, with whom multiple teams within the division have spoken recently at his university’s Pro Day, was arrested with a DUI. Williams was seen as a potential first-round pick,…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 24

As we slowly crawl our way closer and closer to the 2015 NFL Draft, the league’s pre-draft rosters continue to take shape as teams continue to do their due diligence on potential draftees by attending Pro Day and holding workouts and visits for them. And that’s basically where we stood…


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AFC North News Watch: Day 15

As the league meetings continue, we still find ourselves in the midst of a key period in terms of getting the opportunity to hear from some of the members of the brain trusts of each team throughout the league, and we have gotten the opportunity to hear plenty of newsworthy…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 8

A week into free agency, the movement around the league has certainly slowed down in terms of day to day activity, but that doesn’t mean that the AFC North has been silent, with some signings and visits to report on. Starting with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the defending division champions have…