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  • Draft could help Ravens fill gaps on offensive line

    Draft could help Ravens fill gaps on offensive line
    The Pro Bowl guard is gone. The bookend tackles aren't great. So how does a center become the player most linked to the Ravens' first-round pick? For Peter Konz, at least, it's by offering a quick fix and a long-term answer. With left guard Ben Grubbs...
  • Ravens trade out of first round

    Ravens trade out of first round
    After waiting several hours and seeing a number of their potential first-round targets still on the board, the Ravens decided that their best move was to fall back. In a decision that was hardly surprising, the Ravens traded out of the first round of the...
  • Ravens' AFC North rivals got better on Day 1 of NFL draft

    Ravens' AFC North rivals got better on Day 1 of NFL draft
    Before the Ravens opted to trade out of the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, they watched their three AFC North rivals make moves that appear to make them better heading into the 2012 season. The Cleveland Browns were boldest. Less than an...
  • Newsome: Ravens' rivals made AFC North 'that much tougher'

    Newsome: Ravens' rivals made AFC North 'that much tougher'
    The Ravens came into the 2012 NFL draft looking to round out their roster and add depth and create competition at several positions. They appear to have addressed all of their immediate needs, even if they made a few interesting selections Saturday....
  • Maurkice Pouncey's return celebrated by Steelers

    Maurkice Pouncey's return celebrated by Steelers
    The way Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey views it, the injury milestones are behind him. There were notable accomplishments along the way as he recovered from the ACL surgery that ended his 2013 season, from his first steps walking and running to his...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Pittsburgh Steelers - INSIDE SLANT Pittsburgh's pitiful preseason is cause for concern The Pittsburgh Steelers showed little evidence in their four preseason games why they should be considered contenders in the AFC...
  • AFC North Analysis: Bengals, Dalton try again - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange AFC North Analysis: Bengals, Dalton try again The Cincinnati Bengals are expected to finish on top of the AFC North for the third straight year and give quarterback Andy Dalton a fourth chance to finally win a playoff game. That is...
  • Steelers Insider: Gilbert signs new contract, Keisel back

    Mike Munchak believes the right side of the Steelers' offensive line — starting with center Maurkice Pouncey along with guard David DeCastro and tackle Marcus Gilbert — could be among the best in the league. The trio will be together for a...
  • Steelers rookie makes a big impression all the way around

    His teammates and coaches call him Big Dan. Linebackers coach Keith Butler, who played 10 seasons in Seattle in the 1980s, said he would come out of retirement if he could play behind him. Buffalo Bills center Doug Legursky, a former Steelers player,...
  • New Steelers RB coach Saxon must manage crowd

    New Steelers running backs coach James Saxon worked in the same capacity the past three years in Minnesota, where future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson made life simple. Peterson received the lion's share of the carries and Saxon had no...
  • Steelers offensive line looking to build on strong 2013 finish

    Despite being dressed in street clothes Monday on the first day of contact drills at Steelers training camp, Le'Veon Bell was fully engaged during the fiery, sometimes-combative practice. The second-year running back kept an eye on an offensive line that...
  • Ron Cook: Ben Roethlisberger eyes prize above deal

    In Ben Roethlisberger's perfect world, he gets a rich contract extension before the NFL season opens Sept. 7 at Heinz Field against the Cleveland Browns and another world championship when it ends Feb. 1 in Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz. But if he had...