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NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC North Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 2 months ago
In 2014, the AFC North sent three teams to the playoffs. The division is once again poised to be a battle and continues to rank among the most competitive in the NFL. The Steelers, Bengals, and Ravens all have very legitimate chances to make the playoffs again. But what about Cleveland, which hasn’t made the postseason since 2002 and has had a revolving door at both head coach...

"The News" from the Pittsburgh Steelers' 14-3 Preseason Loss to the Minnesota Vikings

By Marky Billson, 1 year 2 months ago
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has been known to address his team collectively in the locker room with often-critical assessments he calls "The News." Here's "the news" following the Steelers’ performance in their first preseason game, Sunday night’s 14-3 loss to Minnesota Vikings in the Pro Football Hall of Game in Canton, Ohio. Landry...

Sunday's Hall of Fame Game is Make-or-Break Moment for Steelers' Landry Jones

By Marky Billson, 1 year 2 months ago
Twenty years ago Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football Operations Tom Donahoe had a philosophy of drafting a quarterback every year. All it really did was insure the Steelers would rotate their third-string quarterbacks or develop them for other teams. So Jim Miller, Alex Van Pelt and Anthony Wright all enjoyed success for other franchises; Mike Quinn and Pete Gonzalez got lost in a...

An Open Letter to New Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams

By Marky Billson, 1 year 2 months ago
Hi Deangleo. Welcome to Pittsburgh. It's good to have you here. I think. See, I like the fact the Steelers have added you, the greatest running back in the history of the Carolina Panthers, to the roster. Le'Veon Bell won't be around for the first two games and in the season opener against New England you'll provide better name recognition for the Steelers at running...

5 Questions Concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers Entering the 2015 Season

By Marky Billson, 1 year 2 months ago
The Pittsburgh Steelers are an enigma entering the 2015 NFL season. They would appear to be a team on the rise after an 11-5 regular season record and winning the toughest division in the league. Yet questions on defense prevent them from being regarded as a primary contender in the AFC. Las Vegas puts Pittsburgh’s odds at winning the Super Bowl at 30-1, only the ninth-best odds among...

Answering the AFC North's Biggest Questions in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 3 months ago
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering the 2015 season. AFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | WestNFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | West...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the AFC North

By Matt Josephs, 1 year 3 months ago
The AFC North is always one of the most intriguing divisions in the NFL. The Ravens have taken a step back with the Bengals and Steelers always in the mix. Heck, the Browns have shown flashes of competitiveness. One thing is for sure, that every divisional game will be a battle in 2015. Much like I did with the college football win totals, I will break down the schedules in terms of home...

2015 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 1 year 3 months ago
The New England Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions and won't officially open defense of their title until Sept. 10 when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season. However, the real work for Bill Belichick's team begins July 23 when rookies report to training camp in Foxborough, Mass.   Baltimore, Cleveland and New Orleans get...

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 4 months ago
Building on an 11–5 season and an AFC North title won’t be easy for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The offense is loaded and returns every starter from a unit that averaged 411.1 yards per game last season, second best in the NFL. But the defense is a serious work in progress after the Steelers managed just 33 sacks last season, their lowest total since 1989, and allowed 4.4 yards per...

AFC North Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

By Josh Hamburger, 1 year 4 months ago
The AFC North was arguably the most competitive division in football last season, and it has been that way for the past several years. Cleveland was the only team that didn’t make the playoffs, while Cincinnati and Baltimore took wild card sports with 10 wins apiece. Pittsburgh edged out their rivals with 11 wins to take the division title. As far as this season is shaping up, the division...