AFC North Team Schecules

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BALTIMORE RAVENS

Sept. 9 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 13 at Cincinnati Bengals, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN)

Sept. 23 vs. Denver Broncos, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 30 at Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 7 at Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 at Tennessee Titans, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 vs. New Orleans Saints, 4:05 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 28 at Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 4 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 11 -- BYE

Nov. 18 vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 25 vs. Oakland Raiders, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 16 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 22 or 23 at Los Angeles Chargers, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)


CINCINNATI BENGALS

Sept. 9 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 13 vs. Baltimore Ravens, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN)

Sept. 23 at Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 30 at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 7 vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 4 -- BYE

Nov. 11 vs. New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 18 at Baltimore Ravens, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 25 vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 vs. Denver Broncos, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 16 vs. Oakland Raiders, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 23 at Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 30 at Pittsburgh Steelers, 1 p.m. (CBS)


CLEVELAND BROWNS

Sept. 9 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 16 at New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 20 vs. New York Jets, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN)

Sept. 30 at Oakland Raiders, 4:05 p.m. FOX

Oct. 7 vs. Baltimore Ravens, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 vs. Los Angeles Chargers, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 28 at Pittsburgh Steelers, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 4 vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 11 vs. Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 18 -- BYE

Nov. 25 at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 at Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 vs. Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 15 at Denver Broncos, TBD (NFLN)

Dec. 23 vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 30 at Baltimore Ravens, 1 p.m. (CBS)


PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Sept. 9 at Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 16 vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Sept. 30 vs. Baltimore Ravens, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 7 vs. Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 14 at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 -- BYE

Oct. 28 vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 4 at Baltimore Ravens, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 8 vs. Carolina Panthers, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Nov. 18 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 25 at Denver Broncos, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 vs. Los Angeles Chargers, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 at Oakland Raiders, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Dec. 16 vs. New England Patriots, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 23 at New Orleans Saints, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 30 vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday night games in Weeks 5-16 subject to change; Week 17 game TBD


Baltimore Ravens News

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Ravens re-sign QB Robert Griffin III to back up Jackson

 

Robert Griffin was widely viewed as a stellar mentor to the young Lamar Jackson and a key part of the Ravens' quarterback room. Baltimore re-signed Griffin to a two-year deal Thursday.

 

Tony Jefferson: 'You can sleep if you want' on Ravens

 

Terrell Suggs, Za'Darius Smith, C.J. Mosley and Eric Weddle are out in Baltimore, Earl Thomas is in. Safety Tony Jefferson says to not overlook the Ravens despite their defensive makeover.

 

Mark Ingram intrigued by playing with Lamar Jackson

 

Mark Ingram signed a three-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens. The veteran running back says he was intrigued by the opportunity to play with dual-threat QB Lamar Jackson.

 

Ravens' Earl Thomas was prepared to sign 1-yr deal

 

Earl Thomas was prepared to sign a one-year deal with the Chiefs before the Ravens offered the multi-year contract the former Seahawks safety was looking for all along.

 

Earl Thomas signs 4-year deal with Baltimore Ravens

 

Earl Thomas is replacing Eric Weddle in the AFC North. The former Seahawks safety signed a four-year, $55 million deal with the Ravens, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

 

C.J. Mosley to get $85M deal with New York Jets

 

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley is expected to sign with the New York Jets on a five-year, $85 million deal with $51 million guaranteed, according to Ian Rapoport.

 

Ravens tendering Michael Pierce, Patrick Onwuasor

 

After letting C.J. Mosley walk into free agency earlier this week, the Baltimore Ravens are extending tenders to two other key defensive pieces. Michael Pierce and Patrick Onwuasor are coming back.

 

Ravens ink TE Nick Boyle to three-year contract

 

Ravens TE Nick Boyle is staying in Baltimore. The former fifth-round draft pick signed a lucrative contract Thursday that will keep him in Charm City for the next three years, and out of the free agent market.

 

Eric Weddle has 'no hard feelings' after Ravens release

 

The Ravens parted ways with veteran safety Eric Weddle. Weddle says there's no hard feelings about the team's decision to release him. The 34-year-old intends to continue playing.

 

Ravens to try to re-sign LB C.J. Mosley despite no tag

 

C.J. Mosley is expected to hit the open market when the new league year begins after Baltimore did not slap the franchise tag on him. However, the Ravens are open to re-signing him at the right price.

 

Ravens waive RB Alex Collins following arrest

 

The Baltimore Ravens waived running back Alex Collins on Friday afternoon, hours after he was arrested following a car crash in Owings Mills, Md.

 

Ravens release Michael Crabtree after one season

 

The Ravens are parting ways with veteran receiver Michael Crabtree, the team announced Monday. The former first-round pick will be in search of his fourth team since 2012.

 

Ravens OC: Dangers of Jackson running are 'overrated'

 

Ravens OC Greg Roman, who takes over a Ravens offense thrusting its weight fully behind run-first signal-caller Lamar Jackson, thinks the criticism of QBs getting hurt while running is overblown.

 

Roman: Ravens' offense to be 'tailored towards Lamar'

 

Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman said there will be elements from last year's offense in 2019. The end results, however, remain to be seen with Lamar Jackson fully entrenched as the starter.

 

Broncos trade for Ravens QB Joe Flacco

 

The Broncos have traded a fourth-round pick for former Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco, Ian Rapoport reports. The exchange was finalized when the new league year began on March 13.

 

DeCosta: Lamar Jackson allows Ravens to be flexible

 

Among NFL starting QBs, Lamar Jackson is of a different mold. New Ravens GM Eric DeCosta said the franchise is thus looking to surround Jackson with players that specifically play to his unique talents.

 


Cincinnati Bengals News

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Bengals re-signing slot cornerback Darqueze Dennard

 

Slot cornerback Darqueze Dennard tested the free-agent market but is returning to the Bengals. It gives Cincinnati options in the secondary along with William Jackson, Dre Kirkpatrick and recently acquired B.W. Webb.

 

LB Vontaze Burfict signs 1-year, $5M deal with Raiders

 

Vontaze Burfict and the Raiders agreed on a one-year deal worth roughly $5 million, including incentives, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported on Tuesday evening.

 

Eifert ready to bounce back from latest 'freak' injury

 

Cincinnati Bengals TE Tyler Eifert has played in six games over the past two seasons. Eifert, who recently re-signed with the squad, is hopeful he can finally stay healthy during the 2019 campaign.

 

Bengals releasing Vontaze Burfict after seven seasons

 

The Bengals are releasing veteran linebacker Vontaze Burfict after seven seasons in Cincinnati, the team confirmed Monday. Per Ian Rapoport, the Bengals tried to shop the LB.

 

Tyler Eifert returns to Bengals again on one-year deal

 

The Cincinnati Bengals let three tight ends test free agency this offseason, and two have returned. Tyler Eifert is joining C.J. Uzomah back in Cincinnati on another one-year deal.

 

Roundup: Bengals sign G John Miller for three years

 

The Bengals are rebuilding their offensive line. They have signed guard John Miller to a three-year, $16.5 million deal, Pelissero reports. Here are other transactions we're monitoring Friday.

 

Bengals shopping WR John Ross after two seasons

 

Almost two years to the day when John Ross lit Lucas Oil Stadium ablaze with a 4.22 40-yard-dash in the NFL Scouting Combine, the receiver is quickly running out of time in Cincinnati.

 

Bengals RB Joe Mixon sets eyes on 400 carries

 

Bengals running back Joe Mixon told the team's website he's optimistic that Cincinnati will be able to fool defenses with the threat of their run game as L.A. did in 2018.

 

Bengals hire Lou Anarumo as defensive coordinator

 

The Bengals announced Thursday they've hired former Giants defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo as their next DC. The hire reunites Anarumo and Zac Taylor, who previously coached together.

 

Bengals to interview Lou Anarumo for DC opening

 

NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday the Bengals will meet with New York Giants defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo for their DC position on Thursday.

 

Bengals' Zac Taylor on DC: 'Just need the right person'

 

With the NFL Scouting Combine looming, the Bengals are still without a DC and a solidified scheme for their defense, but their new head coach Zac Taylor isn't fretting about the process.

 

Bengals RB Mark Walton arrested, charged with battery

 

Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton was arrested in Miami and charged with misdemeanor battery, a spokesperson for the Miami-Dade County Jail told NFL.com.

 

Bengals struggling to land right defensive coordinator

 

The Bengals can't find a taker for their defensive coordinator position. After numerous swings and misses, new coach Zac Taylor is being stiff-armed from his latest attempt to find a man to pilot his D.

 

Zac Taylor: 'I'm not going to try to be' Sean McVay

 

In his introductory press conference, new Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor didn't run from being compared to his former boss Sean McVay, but said he wants to be considered his own person.

 

Bengals officially name Zac Taylor their head coach

 

It's officially official on the Ohio River. The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor will be their next head coach.

 

Zac Taylor set to finalize Bengals HC deal Monday

 

Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor is scheduled to fly to Cincinnati to finalize his deal to become the new Bengals coach, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.

 

Andrew Whitworth happy to be oldest SB lineman

 

At Super Bowl Opening Night, Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth said Joe Thomas' retirement made him contemplate his playing days, but he's glad he's decided to persevere.

 


Cleveland Browns News

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Dorsey: Freddie Kitchens will hold players accountable

 

Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey believes first-time head coach Freddie Kitchens has the demeanor to command the Browns' dynamic locker room.

 

Mayfield not worried about OBJ's fit in locker room

 

Quarterback Baker Mayfield expressed confidence in Odell Beckham Jr. fitting into the Browns locker room, saying he just wants the superstar wideout to be himself and make plays.

 

NFL suspends Browns RB Kareem Hunt eight games

 

The NFL has suspended Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt eight games for violations to the personal conduct policy.

 

Browns' Njoku: Defenses won't know how to handle us

 

Browns tight end David Njoku joined NFL Network Wednesday to discuss his squad's free agency acquisitions. Njoku says opposing defenses won't be able to handle the new-look Browns.

 

Odell Beckham: Leaving Giants for Browns bittersweet

 

In a stunning move, the Giants agreed to trade Odell Beckham to Cleveland. So what does the superstar receiver think about the deal that will reunite him with former LSU teammate Jarvis Landy?

 

Roundup: Browns reportedly adding Demetrius Harris

 

The Cleveland Browns are signing ex-Kansas City Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris to a two-year contract, according to multiple local reporters. Plus, other moves we're tracking around the league.

 

Odell Beckham Jr. trade fallout: N.Y. Giants' plan hard to see

 

With the trade of Odell Beckham Jr., the Giants essentially blew up their franchise for a rebuild. Judy Battista says it's the team's latest head-scratching decision, as New York now seems years away from winning.

 

Browns sign DT Sheldon Richardson

 

The Cleveland Browns have signed veteran defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. Richardson spent the 2018 season with the Vikings.

 

Browns release veteran linebacker Jamie Collins

 

Jamie Collins is saying goodbye to Cleveland. The Browns have released the veteran outside linebacker after three seasons.

 

Duke Johnson reportedly drawing trade interest

 

With a backfield growing in talent, reports out of Cleveland show the Browns fielding offers for the sure-handed Duke Johnson, but it could be more an exercise in speculation with certain unknowns entering 2019.

 

Dorsey: Time in KC helped with signing Kareem Hunt

 

Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey said that his time as GM in Kansas City helped in the decision to sign running back Kareem Hunt.

 

Kitchens: Browns' job is to support Kareem Hunt

 

Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens spoke publicly about the signing of Kareem Hunt, and their mission to support the RB to become a "better person" after off-field transgressions abruptly stalled a burgeoning career.

 


Pittsburgh Steelers News

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Steelers' Art Rooney not open to expansion of replay

 

Beginning Sunday, NFL owners will meet for the Annual League Meeting. Among topics to be discussed is whether replay should be expanded. Steelers president Art Rooney gives his opinion on the matter.

 

Le'Veon Bell: Big Ben 'a factor' in leaving Steelers

 

Antonio Brown made it clear upon exiting Pittsburgh that he was dissatisfied with Ben Roethlisberger's leadership. Le'Veon Bell echoed that sentiment in a recent interview exploring his breakup with the Steelers.

 

Steelers signing linebacker Mark Barron to 2-year deal

 

Former Los Angeles Rams linebacker Mark Barron is signing a two-year, $12 million deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Barron will also receive a $5.75 million signing bonus.

 

Steelers toll Ryan Shazier's contract into 2019 season

 

Another step forward was taken for Ryan Shazier, as the Steelers announced his contract will be tolled into the 2019 season with the linebacker remaining on the roster and eventually being placed upon the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List.

 

Smith-Schuster after Antonio Brown trade: 'I'm ready'

 

JuJu Smith-Schuster is ready to step up within the Steelers offense following the Antonio Brown trade. The receiver posted a photo on social media with the caption "I'm ready."

 

Steelers trade Antonio Brown to Raiders: Who won, who lost?

 

The Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms on a deal for All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown, according to Ian Rapoport. Gregg Rosenthal breaks down the winners and losers.

 

Buffalo Bills no longer in Antonio Brown trade talks

 

Trade talks between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills for disgruntled wideout Antonio Brown have fallen through, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

 

Steelers lock up Maurkice Pouncey, Ramon Foster

 

Pittsburgh signed Maurkice Pouncey to an extension through 2021 making him the highest-paid center in the NFL while also signing guard Ramon Foster to a two-year, $8.25 million deal.

 

Steelers WR Antonio Brown could be traded soon

 

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Antonio Brown sweepstakes are heating up and a trade could wrap up soon. The Cardinals and Jets are out of the running for the star receiver, Rapoport adds.

 

Fitzgerald disagrees with Antonio Brown's methods

 

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is good friends with Antonio Brown, but doesn't necessarily agree with how the Steelers wideout is airing his grievances.

 

Antonio Brown: 'I don't even have to play football'

 

In his first public interview this offseason, Antonio Brown said plenty, most notably that he didn't need to play football. He also went deep into the divide between himself and his quarterback.

 

Chris Boswell will have to compete for Steelers' job

 

Statistically, Chris Boswell was one of the worst kickers in the NFL and his struggles might have had as much negative impact as all the team drama. Now he'll have competition for his job.

 

Steelers GM disagrees with perception of locker room

 

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert took issue with the categorization of a drama-filled locker room from those not within the organization.