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If there’s any team in the NFL that could be described as “rebuilding,” it’s the Browns. They’ve won either four or five games in each of the last six seasons, and they’ve gone through a thorough shakeup of their coaching staff and front office. But the…Share Tweet
The Panthers’ search for a wideout who caught a pass in 2013 continued with a visit from Jerricho Cotchery on Monday and Tuesday. That visit has come to an end without a signed contract and Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that Cotchery i…Share Tweet
Bengals announce visit with Marshall NewhouseTackle Marshall Newhouse started 29 games for the Packers in 2011 and 2012, but the team opted to go with other players instead of returning him to the starting lineup in 2013 after Bryan Bulaga was lost for the season with a knee injury. That doesn’t s…Share TweetThe most significant signing for the Cleveland Browns in the first week of free agency was adding running back Ben Tate. In Tate, the Browns add a guy who has averaged 4.7 yards per carry for Houston, but has been often injured. Tate brings talent, fire…Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- James Harrison created quite a buzz among Steelers fans with what he said Monday night on NFL Network. Harrison and Ike Taylor were taking part in the network’s "dynasty week" and Taylor blurted out “Pittsburgh” when Harrison was…Share TweetCNNSI.com Mar 18, 2014Following a poor pro day, Teddy Bridgewater is slipping down draft boards. Where does he fall in our latest mock?Share TweetOffensive tackle Michael Oher signed a four-year, $20 million deal with the Tennessee Titans last week, becoming one of a handful of Baltimore Ravens' first-round picks not to remain with the team beyond their rookie deal. Oher, the 23rd overall pick of…Share TweetLinebacker Vincent Rey will get $1 million guaranteed in 2014, the first year of a two-year deal he agreed to with the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday. If he ends up making the full amount of his contract, he will end up receiving a nice annual bump in p…Share Tweet
Alex Mack still getting no interestAlex Mack’s agents believe that an offer sheet for the transition-tagged center can be crafted that the Browns won’t match. Alex Mack’s agents have yet to find any takers, even though getting Mack would entail no compensation to Cleveland. A full week i…Share TweetMost significant signing: OT Eugene Monroe. If the Ravens didn't re-sign Monroe, they would have taken a major step backward at left tackle. The Ravens would have had to either bring back Michael Oher, who is a below-average left tackle; move Kelechi Os…Share TweetA look at the first week of free agency for the Cleveland Browns: Most significant signing: Ben Tate brings desire and ability to running back, a position of importance no matter what folks say about the NFL now being a passing league. Teams have to run…Share TweetThe Ravens got a jump on free agency by re-signing tight end Dennis Pitta to a long-term deal and they have designs on holding onto their other veteran free agent tight end as well. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the team has made a cont…Share TweetAfter being suspended three games in 2012, Aaron Berry got the chance to restart his career under defensive coordinator Mike Pettine with the New York Jets. Following an ACL injury last summer, Berry could once again get a second chance under Pettine. A…Share Tweet
Chris Crocker feels Andy Dalton could benefit from mentor in backup roleIn three seasons as starting quarterback of the Cincinnati Bengals, Andy Dalton has led the team to three straight playoff appearances and an AFC North division crown. However, all three playoff appearances have come up empty as the Bengals are still se…Share Tweet
Mind-blowing stats: A shutout scarcityMar 18How rare has it become for a team to get shut out in the NFL? Plus, just how good was the 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers defense?
The perfect draft pick for the Baltimore RavensMar 18NFL Network's Charley Casserly breaks down which players would be the perfect fit for the Baltimore Ravens to select in the 2014 NFL Draft.
Inside the Baltimore Ravens draft roomMar 18Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah take a look at the Baltimore Ravens depth chart and discuss possible needs for the both sides of the ball. See which players our analysts like for Baltimore.
NFL Nation Buzz: BengalsMar 18ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey tells Cincinnati fans to take a deep breath as they await free-agent news.