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Andy Dalton’s Improvement Tied To Performance Under Pressure

Many have debated about who Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton really is as a football player. A quarterback who has been able to put up some yardage and touchdowns, but sprinkled with costly turnovers, and able to win games because of a quality roster around him, Dalton had a career…


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Joe Flacco’s Contract Deemed 2nd-Worst Among QBs

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is a Super Bowl-winning quarterback, which is both great and unfortunate for the Ravens’ front office. The great side is, of course, the fact that that means they, you know, won a Super Bowl, which is kind of the entire point of what they all…


BEREA, OH - MAY 13, 2016: Wide receiver Corey Coleman #19 of the Cleveland Browns lines up at the line of scrimmage during rookie minicamp on May 13, 2016 at the Cleveland Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Corey Coleman

Browns Opening Day Lineup Could Be Full Of Rookies

The Cleveland Browns are a team very much in transition. They won just three games last season. They saw several key free agents leave without much of a fight. They fired their head coach, and their general manager, bringing in another new regime. They released some veteran players in the…




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Three Steelers Ranked In Top 21 Of PFF’s 101 Best Players For 2016

‘Tis the season for lists and rankings as we continue counting down the remaining weeks before the start of training camps. Monday morning, Pro Football Focus Senior Analyst Sam Monson identified the best 101 players in the NFL right now and it includes three members of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in…




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Antonio Brown Gets More Recognition For His Route Running

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but somebody out there is speaking highly of the route-running ability of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. After detailing earlier last week that Brown made Pro Football Focus’ list of the league’s most unstoppable traits for his route-running ability, yesterday he…


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PFF Ranks Steelers’ Cornerback Group 24th In NFL

One of the worst-kept secrets in western Pennsylvania is that few people think very highly of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary, with the cornerback position under particular scrutiny in recent years. While not from the outside pressure itself, the front office has clearly been motivated to address the position in recent…




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Steelers Top Pro Football Focus Team Rankings

Offseason rankings have become a months-long ritual in today’s media climate, and one that often even begins before the actual offseason does. So much is yet to be determined through most of that process that a great deal of it has only the smallest fraction of value beyond simply serving…


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AFC North Well-Represented Among Impactful Offseason Additions

Pro Football Focus certainly draws a variety of opinions regarding their work, and certain aspects more than others, such as their grading, draws a fair amount of ire. At times, their understanding of the nuances of certain teams, their roster formulations, and how they generally operate, can come across as…


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Bengals’ Dalton One Of NFL’s Most In Need Of Encore Performance

Last season, the Cincinnati Bengals—and quarterback Andy Dalton most specifically—took significant strides forward in a manner that could threaten to make the team, at least offensively, a perennial threat for the division title, and for a postseason run more broadly speaking. That pathway was diverted late last season when Dalton…