AFC North Articles

Joe Flacco
The Ravens’ second Vince Lombardi Trophy is prominently displayed in the lobby of their training complex underneath a painting of the late owner Art Modell. But that doesn’t mean that the defending Super Bowl champions are overly...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Trent Richardson
The Cleveland Browns have not proven themselves adept at doing a whole lot well since the team returned to the field in 1999. The only thing the Browns have done consistently in these last 14 seasons is change. Front office to front office, players...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Pittsburgh went 8-8 last season and missed the playoffs for just the second time in head coach Mike Tomlin's six seasons. Will the Steelers bounce back this fall? Here's our look at the Steelers' 2013 NFL schedule.Pittsburgh Steelers...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Cleveland hasn't made the playoffs since 2002. But with a new head coach and emerging young nucleus of talent, Browns fans are hoping that trend will end soon. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season, Athlon is...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The Cincinnati Bengals have made the playoffs four times since 1990, but three of those four have come in the last four seasons. This franchise is looking to take the next step in the postseason this fall. And since scheduling plays a huge role...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The Baltimore Ravens will begin defense of their Super Bowl Championship in style this season with a huge showdown against an AFC rival. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season, Athlon is analyzing every team's...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Philadelphia's decision to pick Chip Kelly as its head coach will be one of the most intriguing and heavily scrutinized hires in NFL history. Kelly was a traditional college coach, as he ran an up-tempo, spread offense that most don’t believe...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The Cincinnati Bengals can secure a second-straight playoff berth with a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers when the two square off Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on CBS. The Bengals (8-6) find themselves in the driver’s seat thanks to last Thursday’s 34-13...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Two divisional foes coming off disappointing road losses will meet on Sunday Night Football, when the Cincinnati Bengals host the Pittsburgh Steelers at 8:20 pm EST on NBC. The Bengals dropped to 3-3 on the season last week with a surprising 34-...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Two teams on the opposite end of the NFL spectrum will clash tonight when the Baltimore Ravens host the Cleveland Browns at 8:20 pm EST on the NFL Network. The Ravens have the difficult task of a short recovery from an emotional 31-30 Sunday...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Cleveland running back Trent Richardson wasn't expected to find much running room against Philadelphia in Week 1. The rookie rushed for 39 yards on 19 attempts and caught one pass for five years.  Although Richardson had a lackluster...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Pittsburgh Steelers check in at No. 6. The Steelers, long a model of...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Baltimore Ravens check in at No. 7. Convinced that the Ravens are on...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Keeping up with your favorite team can be an all-consuming task. We’re here to help indulge that need to follow all aspects of the NFL on Twitter. For all 32 teams, we’re picking the best Twitter accounts for each franchise. They run the gamut...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Cleveland Browns check in at No. 28. Losing takes a toll — on everyone...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Veterans can be they key to any championship season. However, that doesn’t always extend to the bench or the dugout. In June, Erik Spoelstra coached the Miami Heat to an NBA title at age 41, but he had to go through Oklahoma City’s Scott...
David Fox
3 years ago
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Cincinnati Bengals 2012 Schedule: Week 1: at...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Cleveland Browns 2012 Schedule: Week 1:...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Baltimore Ravens 2012 Schedule: Week 1:...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Schedule: Week 1...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
This year’s version of the NFL playoffs start with two teams on the downslide, but the winner has a legitimate shot to make a quick turnaround and at least reach the AFC Championship Game. The Cincinnati Bengals, who have not won a playoff game...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Update: A.J. Green has been ruled officially out for today's game against the Ravens. Ray Lewis has also been ruled out. A.J. Green has been a fantasy stud all season, but he's listed as doubtful for today's game against the Baltimore Ravens...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Rashard Mendenhall and the Pittsburgh Steelers are off to a quiet start this season. And things could be even more difficult this Sunday with Mendenhall nursing an injured hamstring, suffered in last week’s defeat to Houston. The Steelers have...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is off to a slow start this year and suffered another setback with a hamstring injury in Sunday’s loss to Houston. Mendenhall’s status for this week’s game against Tennessee is uncertain and no...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
The Pittsburgh Steelers are dealing with a rash of injuries, but none bigger than the one to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. The veteran quarterback left Reliant Stadium on crutches, but a MRI on Monday revealed only a sprain, but his status...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago

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