This is the April 10, 2013 news archive. View today's AFC North rumors and news.
AFC North News and Rumors
profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 10, 2013
How much interest has West Virginia receiver Tavon Austin generated among NFL teams? So much that he has had to decline some invitations for pre-draft visits. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Austin has visited or will visit the Rams, Benga…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals express interest in BradshawThe Pittsburgh Steelers have been taking a wait-and-see approach with running back Ahmad Bradshaw. If they wait much longer, there may be nothing left to see. Per a league source, the Bengals recently has expressed interest in Bradshaw. A visit within t…Upvote Share TweetFormer Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain has agreed to a deal with the Baltimore Ravens, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Before the contract is formalized on Friday, McClain is required to pass a physical and meet with gene…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT on NBC Sports Network: Steelers talk with Ed BouchetteThe big news of the day in the NFL is the Patriots signing restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to an offer sheet. The move leaves the Steelers with five days to decide whether to match the offer, which is for one year, or accept a third…Upvote Share TweetThe Bengals have released cornerback Jason Allen, who was injured and played in only four games during his one season with Cincinnati.Upvote Share TweetThe battle of guys the Seahawks didn’t want has gone to the guy the Browns didn’t want a year ago. According to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com, the Raiders are expected to sign quarterback Seneca Wallace after working him out this week. The RaiderUpvote Share TweetDespite speculation that the offer sheet signed by Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders with the Patriots is worth as much as $4 million for one year, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the offer sheet is worth $2.5 million. That’s roughly $1.2 million moUpvote Share TweetThe team-by-team draft needs continue with a franchise that is once again hitting the reset button, an exercise that happens far too frequently for the Cleveland Browns. This could be the last time the house gets cleaned out for a while, for better or w…Upvote Share TweetIt wasn’t long after the Ravens won the Super Bowl that we started hearing about their interest in bringing left tackle Bryant McKinnie back for another season. McKinnie’s expressed a similar interest, but there hasn’t been much, if any, movement onUpvote Share Tweet
Bengals release Jason AllenBig contracts are only a blessing for players when they get to hang around to earn them. The Bengals announced they released cornerback Jason Allen Wednesday, wiping his $3 million base salary off the books. He had signed a two-year, $8.2 million deal w…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 10, 2013Change is in the air. No, not spring. Don Banks' latest first-round projection sees a big shake-up at No. 1, a pair of trades and a big splash by -- yup, you guessed it -- the Jets.Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: McClain Agrees With RavensApr 10ESPN.com NFL scout Matt Williamson breaks down the Ravens' signing of Rolando McClain.
NFL Live OT: Should Steelers Match Offer?Apr 10Merril Hoge and Jason Taylor say Pittsburgh should match New England's offer sheet to restricted free-agent WR Emmanuel Sanders.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 5.0Apr 10With only 15 days remaining until the pick-fest starts, change is in the air for the 2013 NFL Draft. Or at least my 5.0 mock draft. For starters, we're flopping the draft's two elite offensive tackles this time around, going with the rising Eric Fisher …