AFC North News and Rumors
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New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham practically begged the NFL to fine him for his behavior and words toward the officials in last Sunday’s 24-14 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. And the NFL did just that. The NFL handed down a $12,154 fine to Beckha…Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 13 hours agoEagles coach Doug Pederson raised plenty of eyebrows this week when he said “not everybody” was playing hard in Sunday’s loss to the Bengals. And some of those eyebrows were attached to some of the old heads in his locker room. According to Jeff McLane …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoBrowns rookie wide receiver Jordan Payton has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Payton will be eligible to return to the active roster at the conclusion of the regular season. A fifth-round…Share TweetLast season proved to be a reasonable, if unspectacular one, for the Pittsburgh Steelers – as they finished second in the AFC North Division and secured a playoff spot under long-serving coach Mike Tomlin. There was no shame in losing to eventual Super …Share Tweet
Joe Haden not happy with suggestion that Alabama would beat the Brownsprofootballtalk.com 15 hours agoThe Chiefs have generated a record of 20-3 in their last 23 games; the Browns over that same span are 1-22. In 2016, the Browns are 0-12. Their run of futility now stands at fifteen straight losses. The run of futility has sparked plenty of criticism an…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoWide receiver A.J. Green is one of five players the Bengals have ruled out for Sunday’s game at Cleveland. Green will miss his third straight game since suffering a Grade 2 hamstring tear last month. He hasn’t ruled out a return this season but has yet …Share TweetThe Browns have officially activated quarterback Robert Griffin III, who will make his first start since Week One on Sunday vs. the Bengals. The move was strictly procedural. Browns Coach Hue Jackson had already announced that Griffin would start after …Share Tweet
Saints signing linebacker Travis Feeney off Steelers practice squadprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoThe Saints can use all the help they can find on defense, and they’re apparently looking for Pittsburgh for their latest import. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints are planning to sign linebacker Travis Feeney off the Steelers prac…Share Tweet
Marvin Lewis on life after coaching, keeping a team together and moreESPN.com 17 hours agoMarvin Lewis on life after coaching, keeping a team together and moreShare Tweet
Muhammad Wilkerson: With tighter coverage, maybe we have more sacksprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoIn the first game of the season, the Jets sacked Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton seven times. They lost that game 23-22 on a late Mike Nugent field goal, but their effectiveness in dropping the quarterback seemed to bode well for the defense as well as …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoThe Browns have cycled through plenty of quarterbacks this year because of injuries, which is not unrelated to the injuries on their offensive line. But at least they get to save on medical scooters. Browns right guard John Greco said he likely has the …Share TweetESPN.com 23 hours agoNot even James Harrison's mom can stop him from whipping Father TimeShare TweetFriendship helps Marvin Lewis, Hue Jackson cope with strugglesShare TweetESPN.com 23 hours agoAnthony Lynn, Todd Haley 'brothers for life' after Lynn dodged deathShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com 24 hours agoSteelers guard Ramon Foster wasn’t penalized for pulling Giants linebacker Kelvin Sheppard off of running back Le’Veon Bell in last Sunday’s victory, but he did hear from the league this week. Members of the team told Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com that Fost…Share Tweet
Steelers need Sammie Coates, Eli Rogers down the stretchSteelers need Sammie Coates, Eli Rogers down the stretchShare Tweet
Roethlisberger: Ladarius Green is a weapon for usprofootballtalk.com Dec 8 (yesterday)Tight end Ladarius Green’s time with the Steelers got off to a bad start as offseason ankle surgery kept him from getting on the field in training camp and during the first half of the season. Green was signed in hopes that he would help fill the role l…Share Tweet
Terrell Suggs has healthy respect for that guy at QB for the Patriotsprofootballtalk.com Dec 8 (yesterday)The man they call T-Sizzle is apparently unwilling to say the name of the guy he’s playing against Monday night. Via Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com, Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs expressed the appropriate respect for Patriots quarterback Tom Brad…Share Tweet
Great Steelers games coming up, check betting lines at Betphoenix.agsteelersgab.com Dec 8 (yesterday)The Steelers have four games left and sitting at 7-5 the team likely has to win three of the four, if not all four to make sure they clinch the AFC North and make it to another postseason, their third straight. This Sunday, the Steelers take on the Bill…Share Tweet
Campfire talks shape Ben Roethlisberger's friendship with Bills great Jim KellyCampfire talks shape Ben Roethlisberger's friendship with Bills great Jim KellyShare Tweet
Odell Beckham, We Have Something You Should Readdeadspin.com Dec 8 (yesterday)Odell Beckham Jr. is still steamed about the officiating in the Giants’ loss to the Steelers, in which he believes (and is correct, incidentally) that Pittsburgh defenders got away with all kinds of uncalled penalties. So steamed that he’s making nonsen…Share TweetJohn Harbaugh believes he has 'good relationship' with Bill BelichickShare Tweet
Brown focused on bettering game, not contractJul 31Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown explains how his focus is not on a contract, but getting better at his game. He also offers his take on some of the Steelers' top playmakers facing suspensions or possibility of suspension in two consecutive year
RG III knows he has a lot to proveJul 29Robert Griffin III speaks with Bob Holtzman about his mindset as training camp begins.
Why more NFL players are leaving the game earlyJul 29Eugene Monroe and Domonique Foxworth both retired from the NFL at a young age. On Outside the Lines, they discuss why the NFL is seeing a shift as more and more players 30 and under are voluntarily retiring.
SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and GoliathJul 29Former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams tells the story of his battle with Kris Jenkins from his rookie year.