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Leah Still and family get the best news you can hope for. Some things happened in the NFL too...

There are times when we take a step back. We understand that we cheer, follow and love a game. But, it is just a game. One of my good friends is battling brain cancer (meet Kelli here) and news like we get from the battle Leah is raging is awesome. So take a minute, give someone a hug, then resume our obsession with football.

Devon Still

Doctors give health update on NFL player's daughter - CBS News
Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still says his daughter is now cancer-free after undergoing treatment for the disease. Tuesday night, Still posted an Instagram message showing him and daughter Leah smiling and flexing their muscles with the good news. "We got Leah's MIBG Scans back tonight and the doctors told us they didn't see any active disease in her body!!!" Still wrote.

Stills celebrate the best news
From the Patriots cheerleaders to the Tampa fans last season, the NFL saluted the work of four-year-old Leah Still and her fight against Stage 4 abdominal cancer, culminating with the Bengals’ donation of more than $1 million to Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center when more than 10,000 people from all over  the world purchased Still’s No. 75 Bengals jersey.

Cincinnati Bengals ownership at a glance - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
Ownership philosophy: The Browns have been lauded for their patience and loyalty. Recent contract extensions for coach Marvin Lewis and quarterback Andy Dalton have proved that. Most coaches who couldn’t win a playoff game in five trips wouldn’t be retained, but last offseason, the Bengals gave Lewis a one-year extension. In Dalton’s case, structure aside, many around the NFL were surprised the Bengals signed the inconsistent quarterback to a six-year contract.

Analyzing the AFC North free agent moves through one week of free agency - Behind the Steel Curtain
Championships aren't won in March, but they can go a long way towards improving your football team. We take a look at each team in the AFC North and the moves they've made through the first week of free agency.

2015 NFL Draft preview for the AFC North | isportsweb
Every team has their areas of need coming into this 2015 NFL draft, and every front office will be in the war rooms shuffling their draft boards to find who best fits their organization.  And up to draft day I’ll be looking at each team by division, and breaking down which positions they should target when the draft arrives.

The Cowboys Will Basically Pay Greg Hardy Per Game
Defensive lineman Greg Hardy, whose domestic abuse charges were dismissed in February after his accuser didn't show up to court, signed a one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys today that can reach up to $13.1 million if all incentives are reached.