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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 QB Lamar Jackson critical of his throwing

 

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's top priority this offseason has been to improve as a passer. He hasn't been pleased thus far with the early returns.

 

Veteran LB Pernell McPhee returning to Ravens

 

Pernell McPhee is headed back to the Ravens' nest. The veteran linebacker is returning to Baltimore, the team announced on Friday.

 

Roundup: Ravens signing Shane Ray, Michael Floyd

 

Former Broncos first-round pick Shane Ray signed with the Ravens along with veteran receiver Michael Floyd. Plus, other transactions we're monitoring around the league.

 

Bucs, Chargers, Ravens looking for next Taysom Hill

 

Forget finding the next Drew Brees. NFL teams are now trying to recreate a new version of another Sean Payton signal-caller: Taysom Hill. The Bucs, Chargers and Ravens might have found theirs.

 

Ravens select former Penn State QB Trace McSorley

 

The Baltimore Ravens selected former Penn State signal-caller Trace McSorley with the No. 197 overall pick. McSorley passed for 9,899 yards with 77 touchdowns in college.

 

Eagles trade up with Ravens to pick Andre Dillard

 

The Philadelphia Eagles traded up to grab one of the top offensive lineman on the board. Philly acquired the 22nd pick from the Baltimore Ravens and drafted Washington State tackle Andre Dillard.

 

Free-agent pass rusher Ezekiel Ansah visits Ravens

 

Ezekiel Ansah is still looking to land with a new team. He had an audition in Baltimore on Wednesday. The Ravens, in need of a pass rusher, hosted the former Lions defensive end.

 

Ravens' Justin Tucker nets 4-year, $20M extension

 

The Ravens announced Wednesday they have agreed to terms on a four-year extension for $20 million with All-Pro kicker Justin Tucker, keeping him in purple and black through the 2023 season.

 

Ravens' Lamar Jackson focuses on improving accuracy

 

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson struggled with his accuracy last season but believes his problems are fixable and spent the offseason trying to improve his mechanics.

 

LB Patrick Onwuasor: Time for 'new breed' of Ravens

 

Linebacker Patrick Onwuasor is ready to take on leadership role as 'new breed' takes over on Baltimore defense in wake of multiple losses of former standouts.

 

Ravens sign Marshal Yanda to one-year extension

 

Amidst retirement speculation, Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda has signed a one-year contract extension with the Ravens, which puts him on Baltimore's books through the 2020 season.

 

Eric DeCosta: Ravens need to take more swings at WR

 

Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta believes his team needs to take more swings at the receiver position in the draft. Since 2008, the Ravens have selected just two WRs in the first three rounds.

 

Harbaugh on Ravens receivers: 'We want tough guys'

 

With a new gameplan in place for second-year QB Lamar Jackson, Ravens coach John Harbaugh understands not all receivers want to come to Baltimore, but welcomed any roughnecks willing to be a part of their new beginning.

 

Lamar Jackson working with Ravens WRs in Florida

 

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said Tuesday that dual-threat quarterback Lamar Jackson has been training in Florida this offseason with Baltimore's receiving corps.

 

Harbaugh: I was surprised Terrell Suggs left Ravens

 

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was surpised with the amount of player departures during free agency. But it was the loss of Terrell Suggs that particularly stood out.

 

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.

 


Cincinnati Bengals News

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Gerald McCoy leaves Cleveland without contract

 

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, who was recently released by the Buccaneers, spent time Friday visiting with the Cleveland Browns, but left without a contract, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.

 

Ready for payday: Tyler Boyd wants to stay in Cincy

 

Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd, in final year of rookie contract, points to Giants wideout Sterling Shepard's $41 million contract: "I feel like my ability is worth that much."

 

Bengals moving tackle Cordy Glenn to left guard

 

The Cincinnati Bengals are moving veteran offensive tackle Cordy Glenn to left guard. Glenn confirmed the news of his position change to reporters on Monday.

 

Bengals sign 1st-round offensive tackle Jonah Williams

 

The Bengals announced the signings of rookie offensive tackle Jonah Williams, whom Cincinnati took with the 11th overall pick of the NFL draft, and second-round tight end Drew Sample.

 

Andy Dalton not threatened by Ryan Finley pick

 

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton told reporters Tuesday that he hasn't made contact with fourth-round pick Ryan Finley, but isn't threatened by the drafting of a quarterback.

 

Cardinals, five others opening voluntary minicamps

 

Cardinals, with Josh Rosen taking the field, other teams with first-year coaches -- Bengals, Browns, Packers, Jets and Buccaneers --begin voluntary minicamp today.

 

A.J. Green excited to play for offensive-minded coach

 

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is excited to play under head coach Zac Taylor. Green says the offensive-minded coach brings a new energy to the franchise.

 

Michigan DL Rashan Gary visiting Bengals, Giants

 

Michigan defensive lineman Rashan Gary is visiting the Cincinnati Bengals today and will meet with the New York Giants later this week.

 

Andy Dalton 'anxious' to get to work under Zac Taylor

 

The Bengals begin their offseason program on Tuesday. Veteran quarterback Andy Dalton is "anxious" to begin a new chapter under first-year head coach Zac Taylor.

 

Mike Brown looks to 'figure out' A.J. Green extension

 

With receiver A.J. Green entering the final season of his current contract and coming off an injury, Cincy owner Mike Brown is hopeful of taking care of the "proven commodity."

 

Bengals owner explains vote against revised replay

 

The NFL owners approved an expansion to instant replay earlier this week at the Annual League Meeting. The only dissenting vote belonged to Bengals owner Mike Brown.

 

Mike Brown: Dalton must restore himself for extension

 

Don't expect Cincinnati to reward Andy Dalton with another extension any time soon. Bengals owner Mike Brown wants to see Dalton reestablish himself after his shortened 2018 season.

 

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.

 


Cleveland Browns News

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Gerald McCoy leaves Cleveland without contract

 

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, who was recently released by the Buccaneers, spent time Friday visiting with the Cleveland Browns, but left without a contract, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.

 

NFL awards 2021, 2023 drafts to Cleveland, Kansas City

 

The league announced Wednesday at that Cleveland has been selected to host the 2021 NFL Draft, while Kansas City will host the 2023 NFL Draft.

 

Myles Garrett: Browns 'good with what we have'

 

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett isn't campaigning for Gerald McCoy like Odell Beckham, instead stating of the Browns: "I think we're good with what we have."

 

Greedy Williams signs rookie contract with Browns

 

The Browns inked their top draft pick on Tuesday. Greedy Williams, who fell to the second round for Cleveland, joins a star-studded roster hoping to earn a starting spot opposite Denzel Ward.

 

Olivier Vernon 'ready to get it rolling' with Browns

 

The other guy traded from the New York Giants to the Browns, veteran pass rusher Olivier Vernon knows Cleveland has talent, but stresses, "we've just got to handle our business."

 

Freddie Kitchens: Browns have good defenders too

 

Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens wants you to know that Cleveland boasts plenty of defensive stars too. Kitchens says he hopes people will start talking about the new defenders come fall.

 

Odell Beckham Jr. clarifies Browns-Patriots comment

 

Odell Beckham Jr. turned some heads earlier this week when he expressed a desire to help the Browns become the new Patriots. Thursday, he clarified his comments on Instagram.

 

Odell Beckham wants to turn Browns into new Patriots

 

New Browns wideout Odell Beckham Jr. is optimistic that a new winning era is set to begin in Cleveland, and the star receiver hopes to be a part of that new dynasty.

 

Browns CB Greedy Williams defends tackling ability

 

Greedy Williams was expected to be taken in the first round of the 2019 draft. One reason he might have fallen to the Browns in the second round: his tackling. The rookie takes exception to that criticism.

 

Myles Garrett eyes 'more freedom' under new DC

 

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett says he has more freedom to do more than just two moves now that he's working with a new defensive staff. He expects his sack numbers to increase.

 

Nick Saban: Freddie Kitchens will do an outstanding job

 

Browns rookie coach Freddie Kitchens has been working toward this opportunity for 20 years. Nick Saban, who hired him as a grad assistant at LSU in 2000, says the key to Kitchen's success is how he works with people.

 

Greedy Williams: Browns going to the Super Bowl

 

Cleveland traded up to get LSU cornerback Greedy Williams in the second-round of the 2019 NFL Draft, and the rookie is the newest Tiger looking to contribute to the revolutionized Browns.

 

Browns trade up to grab cornerback Greedy Williams

 

The Cleveland Browns traded up three spots in the second round to make their first selection of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Browns made LSU corner Greedy Williams the No. 46 overall pick.

 

Cardinals, five others opening voluntary minicamps

 

Cardinals, with Josh Rosen taking the field, other teams with first-year coaches -- Bengals, Browns, Packers, Jets and Buccaneers --begin voluntary minicamp today.

 

Browns signing ex-Steelers safety Morgan Burnett

 

Veteran safety Morgan Burnett, who was recently released by the Steelers, is set to sign a two-year contract with the Cleveland Browns, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

 

Browns listening to offers for RB Duke Johnson

 

Running back Duke Johnson's future in Cleveland is up in the air, as NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported the Browns are listening to offers, while NFL Network's Tom Pelissero pointed out a potential trade has been in the works.

 

Browns' Kitchens not worried about high expectations

 

New Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens downplayed the preseason hype, saying, "Yeah, our roster looks great on paper -- whoopy-hell, alright?"

 


Pittsburgh Steelers News

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Jaylen Samuels: Steelers RB duo 'could be really scary'

 

During OTAs, Pittsburgh practiced a two-RB formation, with James Conner and Jaylen Samuels lined up together in the backfield. It's a tandem the Steelers could employ more in 2019.

 

Steelers ink first-round LB Devin Bush to contract

 

Pittsburgh's first top-10 draft pick in 19 years is officially under contract. The Steelers signed linebacker Devin Bush to his four-year rookie deal worth $18,871,768 in fully guaranteed money.

 

LB Devin Bush looking to lead Steelers from Day 1

 

On the first day of rookie minicamp, Pittsburgh first-round selection Devin Bush was vocal and a leader on the field, something he did at Michigan and looks to continue with the Steelers.

 

Will Steelers employ RB committee approach in '19?

 

With Le'Veon Bell gone, might the Steelers be considering a running back by committee approach this upcoming season? GM Kevin Colbert suggested the idea could be in the team's best interest.

 

Steelers GM: Roethlisberger has no 'expiration date'

 

After recently signing their franchise QB to an extension this offseason, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert suggested that Ben Roethlisberger can play past his 40th birthday and beyond.

 

Steelers trade up for Devin Bush; Broncos add Noah Fant

 

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a big move into the top 10. The Steelers acquired the 10th pick from the Denver Broncos and chose Michigan linebacker Devin Bush.

 

Ben Roethlisberger agrees to two-year extension

 

The Steelers have signed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. Roethlisberger will stay in Pittsburgh through the 2021 season.

 

Steelers, Big Ben closing in on contract extension

 

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport is reporting the Pittsburgh Steelers and longtime QB Ben Roethlisberger are nearing a contract extension. The deal could be all squared away before Thursday's NFL draft.

 

Foster issues PSA to current, ex-Steelers players

 

Steelers guard Ramon Foster has seen all of the comments from inside and outside Pittsburgh's locker room and has offered a solution to prevent the public airing of grievances.

 

Steelers' Ryan Shazier shows progress with box jump

 

Ryan Shazier posted a video of himself box jumping over the weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker is attempting to come back from a neck injury suffered two seasons ago.

 

Antonio Brown, JuJu engage in Twitter war of words

 

Antonio Brown might have left Pittsburgh, but he has not left Twitter, for better or worse. Brown and JuJu Smith-Schuster criticized each other's play and leadership in a series of tweets Sunday.

 

Steelers release S Morgan Burnett after one season

 

The Pittsburgh Steelers are parting ways with safety Morgan Burnett, the team announced Monday. Burnett inked a multiyear deal with Pittsburgh last year.