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Randall Cobb to Browns? Identifying matches for free agents
Who wants a 24-year-old playmaker fresh off a Pro Bowl season? Randall Cobb, anyone? Elliot Harrison identifies possible landing spots for eight difference-makers set to hit free agency.
Offseason Forecast: Pittsburgh Steelers
The Pittsburgh Steelers boast one of the most explosive offenses in the league, but will the defense survive the loss of Dick LeBeau? Chris Wesseling explores in our latest offseason forecast.
Rooney: Blount released for 'right reasons' by Steelers
LeGarrette Blount is Super Bowl-bound with the Patriots, but Steelers president Art Rooney II doesn't regret releasing the hard-charging running back in November.
Momentum overrated: 13 takeaways from Saturday
The Ravens played their best all-around game in three months, once again proving that December momentum is overrated. Here's what else you need to know from Wild Card Saturday.
What went wrong for Pittsburgh Steelers?
Head coach Mike Tomlin conceded after Pittsburgh's loss to Baltimore that they "just got beat." Chris Wesseling examines what went awry in the Steelers' season-ending loss.
Ravens take down Steelers, will face Patriots
Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens went into Pittsburgh and emerged with a 30-17 victory on Saturday night to advance to a matchup next weekend with the AFC top seed Patriots in New England.
Le'Veon Bell ruled out for Wild Card against Ravens
The Pittsburgh Steelers will go into their Wild Card battle against the Ravens without Le'Veon Bell. The dynamic running back (knee) was ruled out on Friday.
Le'Veon Bell: Josh Harris ready to play if I can't
Le'Veon Bell endorses undrafted rookie Josh Harris if he can't play for the Steelers in Saturday's wild-card battle against the Ravens. The explosive running back injured his knee during Week 17.
Le'Veon Bell feels 'great,' but taking it day by day
The Steelers are operating this week as if star back Le'Veon Bell won't be available for Saturday's wild-card showdown against the Ravens. Aditi Kinkhabwala reports, however, Bell's knee is feeling great.
Ben Tate released by Minnesota Vikings
Ben Tate is back on the street. The Vikings reportedly have released the veteran running back less than a month after claiming him off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.
Like/Dislike: How do you choose an MVP?
Our Adam Rank has some thoughts on the MVP race. Plus, what is the Johnny Manziel-line for fantasy quarterbacks? He has this and so much more for you this week.
Jerick McKinnon placed on Minnesota Vikings' IR
The Vikings placed Jerick McKinnon on injured reserve Saturday. Did the rookie running back show enough for Minnesota to move on from Adrian Peterson in 2015?
Thirty-seven things you need to know from Week 13
Bruce Arians said the Cards could win the Super Bowl with backup quarterback Drew Stanton. After two straight losses where they failed to mount much offense, is Arizona hitting the panic button?
Vikings' two punt-block TDs lead to rout of Panthers
The Minnesota Vikings blocked two punts and returned both for touchdowns, which was the impetus behind a 31-13 blowout home win over the Carolina Panthers for Teddy Bridgewater and company.
With McKinnon hurt, how will Vikings spread carries?
With Jerick McKinnon hurt and unlikely to play Sunday, how will Minnesota divvy up the backfield touches between Joe Banyard, Matt Asiata and Ben Tate?
Will a team sign Ray Rice?
Ray Rice is eligible to return to NFL action after he won his appeal Friday. However, will Rice latch on with a new team? And if so, where might he land? Chris Wesseling explores.
Madden Ratings: Week 12 analysis, Week 13 predictions
The Madden Ratings are in, and just in time for the weekend. Adam Rank gives you his thoughts on Week 12 and predictions for Week 13.
Undrafted stars show continued devaluation of RBs
Recent undrafted stars such as Jonas Gray and C.J. Anderson continue the NFL's devaluation of the running back. Will teams be even more reluctant to pour resources into the position going forward?
Inside the Pocket: 2014 is the year of the running back in college
After back-to-back record setting performances, running backs are making a comeback in the college game in a historic way during the 2014 season.
Injuries: Arian Foster, Reggie Bush won't play
Arian Foster (groin) and Reggie Bush (ankle) will both miss their respective games Sunday. Check out the rest of the notable inactives and injuries for Week 12.
Ben Tate preparing to contribute Sunday vs. Packers
Ben Tate might not get a ton of snaps in his first game with the Minnesota Vikings, but the running back is preparing to contribute in whatever role Norv Turner asks.