Archive for the ‘AFC North’ Category

Roughing the Passer: Doesn’t Somebody Want to be Wanted

It’s the most important position in sports and also perhaps the most difficult to play, but that doesn’t mean we should go easy on them when it all goes wrong. In the crosshairs this week is a veteran QB who seems to need constant reassurance… 

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LATE HITS: Poor attendances – Don’t blame fans for the greed of team owners

Some teams aren’t filling their stadiums so there’s been much talk as to why that might be. I’ve seen suggestions that it’s because people would now rather stay home and follow their fantasy team instead. No-one is actually buying that, are they?

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LATE HITS – Beasts, Jocks and the Unluckiest Man in the NFL

Marshawn’s return, JJ Watt’s impressive pain tolerance, an inevitable injury to the number one fantasy player and the unluckiest man in the NFL all feature in the first Late Hits of the 2017 season…

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Season Preview: Cleveland Browns

With the first pick in the NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns select…. It’s become all too frequent in recent years, but could the Browns be set for an improved season this time out? Ben Appleby is dreaming of better things…

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TRADES: Brissett, Osweiler and others find new homes

It isn’t just roster cuts that have been taking place in the NFL this weekend, teams have been picking up those discarded players and adding them to their squads, as well as cutting other deals along the way. These are the big moves that have happened. 

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ROSTER CUTS: Big Names Who Didn’t Make It

It’s been an odd weekend in the NFL. For the first time, the League decided to cut rosters from 90 to 53 after the final preseason game, rather than doing it in increments between the final two contests. It has made for a brutal few days, and some big names suddenly found themselves without teams.  

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DRAFT PREVIEW: Pick 30 – Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers finished as AFC runners-up in 2016, but lost some key players in free agency. How will they fill the gaps in this Draft?

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DRAFT PREVIEW: Pick 16 – Baltimore Ravens

The mid-point of the 2017 Draft belongs to the Baltimore Ravens, who will be looking to improve after what was, for them, a rather lacklustre 2016.

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DRAFT PREVIEW: Pick 9 – Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals aren’t used to picking this high, but 2016 was a rare off season for them. What will they do with the opportunity?

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DRAFT PREVIEW: Picks 1 and 12 – Cleveland Browns

Our 2017 Draft coverage starts here, with the team who not only have two picks in the top half of the first round, but more picks overall than any other team in history, the Cleveland Browns.

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