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Checkdown Audible:  Steelers, AFC North Discussion

Checkdown Audible: Steelers, AFC North Discussion

steelersgab.com Updated 2 hours ago
The Pittsburgh Steelers and the remaining AFC North teams have received mixed reviews from assorted sporting news media since the beginning of the free agency signing period. In this first installment of Checkdown Audible, I’ll dig into what is being ta…
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  • Steelers will reportedly host Randy Gregory for pre-draft visit

    Steelers will reportedly host Randy Gregory for pre-draft visit

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    The Pittsburgh Steelers will apparently take a closer look one of the most talented players in the NFL draft after Randy Gregory’s stock took a potential hit following an admission of a failed drug test. The Steelers will host Gregory for a pre-draft vi…
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  • Cleveland Browns money trail shows premium on DBs, OLs

    Cleveland Browns money trail shows premium on DBs, OLs

    ESPN.com 24 hours ago
    One of the best ways to crystallize a general manager’s priorities is through his spending. Where teams invest the most money can help illustrate where they believe games will be won or lost. Yes, some numbers can be skewed (many franchise cornerstones …
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  • Updating the Bengals' free-agency scorecard

    Updating the Bengals' free-agency scorecard

    ESPN.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- Now that Terence Newman and Taylor Mays have signed with the Minnesota Vikings, the Cincinnati Bengals have lost three players to free agency this year. Since it's been a while, let's take a quick look at where things stand with the Bengal…
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  • Despite losses, AFC North coaches expect another tough year in …

    Despite losses, AFC North coaches expect another tough year in division

    baltimoresun.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    The offseason has brought plenty of change in the AFC North, but it hasn’t altered a certain belief among the division’s head coaches.
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  • Bengals have big defensive-line decisions looming

    Bengals have big defensive-line decisions looming

    ESPN.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- All of a sudden, the pool of talent on the Cincinnati Bengals' defensive line has grown deep. The team's primary offseason objective has been accomplished. Fresh off a year in which their defensive line was arguably the weakest link of a d…
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  • Reports: Vikings reach deal with Terence Newman, who’s likely t…

    Reports: Vikings reach deal with Terence Newman, who’s likely to sign Friday

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    The Vikings will reportedly soon finalize a contract with a cornerback whom head coach Mike Zimmer knows well. According to Darren Wolfson of KSTP-TV in St. Paul, Minnesota is likely to sign Bengals corner Terence Newman on Friday. Ian Rapoport of NFL M…
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  • Mel Kiper Jr. cites cornerbacks Pittsburgh Steelers could draft…

    Mel Kiper Jr. cites cornerbacks Pittsburgh Steelers could draft in first round

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    If the Pittsburgh Steelers are ever going to use a first-round draft pick again on a cornerback – they have not done so since 1997 – this would appear to be the year to do it. Cornerback and outside linebacker are the Steelers’ biggest need with the dra…
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  • Vinny Testaverde working as quarterback tutor for ECU prospect

    Vinny Testaverde working as quarterback tutor for ECU prospect

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    When Chris Weinke left IMG to take a job as the Rams quarterback coach, he was replaced by another old guy who once played for the Panthers. According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden is under the tutelage of…
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  • League didn’t want owners to face Browns, Falcons discipline qu…

    League didn’t want owners to face Browns, Falcons discipline questions

    profootballtalk.com deadspin.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    At the recently-concluded NFL meetings, the league advised the Browns and the Falcons of the punishments they’ll be facing for their recent violations of the rules. Browns G.M. Ray Farmer sent text messages to the sideline during games, and the Falcons …
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  • Bengals bring back defensive tackle Pat Sims from Oakland

    Bengals bring back defensive tackle Pat Sims from Oakland

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    The Bengals obviously have no qualms with bringing back known commodities. The team announced they had re-signed defensive tackle Pat Sims, who spent the last two years with the Raiders. The veteran spent his previous five seasons with the Bengals, and …
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  • Browns center Alex Mack on cautious rehab plan

    Browns center Alex Mack on cautious rehab plan

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    CLEVELAND – Alex Mack stands tall inside the Browns’ weight room on a dreary March day, wearing team workout gear and sporting a thick beard. He’s ditched the crutches and the wheeled cart he once used to support a shattered left fibula. He’s looking li…
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  • Steelers re-sign wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey

    Steelers re-sign wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Mar 26 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Steelers added depth at wide receiver when they brought back another one of their free agents. The team re-signed Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract. The former first-round draft pick caught just three passes last sea…
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  • Thursday links: Rule changes and more from NFL owners meetings

    Thursday links: Rule changes and more from NFL owners meetings

    clevelandbrowns.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    Devon Still's daughter in remission and other headlines from the AFC North, NFL
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  • Everybody wants somebody else to give Ray Rice a chance

    Everybody wants somebody else to give Ray Rice a chance

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    Two things seem apparent in regards to former Ravens running back Ray Rice. Plenty of people want to see him get a second chance in theory. No one, however, seems interested in putting that theory into practice. A number of coaches at the league meeting…
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  • Ravens continue to challenge safety Matt Elam

    Ravens continue to challenge safety Matt Elam

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    The regression of Matt Elam forced the Baltimore Ravens to sign a starting safety in free agency and publicly prod the 2012 first-round pick. For the second time in two months, the Ravens stressed the importance for Elam to become a better football play…
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  • What did we learn about the Cleveland Browns at the NFL meeting…

    What did we learn about the Cleveland Browns at the NFL meetings?

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    PHOENIX -- What key things did I learn from spending time with the Cleveland Browns at the NFL owners meetings? 1) The Browns feel strongly that Josh McCown "stabilized" the quarterback position. Stabilized. General Manager Ray Farmer, coach M…
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  • Bengals have unique juggling act with Vontaze Burfict

    Bengals have unique juggling act with Vontaze Burfict

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    CINCINNATI -- On one hand, the Cincinnati Bengals have to expect that a healthy Vontaze Burfict will be back to playing like the intimidating, aggressive tackler he was for most of his first three seasons. On the other, they also have to prepare for the…
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  • Video - Still Thrilled Daughter's Cancer In Remission 03:19

    Still Thrilled Daughter's Cancer In Remission

    Mar 26
    Devon Still talks about how incredible it is that his daughter Leah's cancer is now in remission, then she joins the "NFL Live" crew herself and expresses her happiness.
  • Video - AFC North Offseason Agendas 03:03

    AFC North Offseason Agendas

    Mar 25
    NFL Nation reporters discuss what they learned about the AFC North teams during the NFL owners meetings.
  • Video - Sources: Browns, Falcons Told Of Discipline 02:27

    Sources: Browns, Falcons Told Of Discipline

    Mar 25
    ESPN Browns reporter Jeremy Fowler discusses the penalties the Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons face for violating league policies.
  • Video - Devon Still's Daughter In Remission 01:06

    Devon Still's Daughter In Remission

    Mar 25
    Devon Still annouced today on Instagram Wednesday his daughter Leah's cancer was in remission.

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