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AFC North News and Rumors
Report: NFL fines George Wilson for horse-collar tackle
Titans safety George Wilson was penalized for a horse-collar tackle late in Saturday’s preseason loss at Cincinnati. Now, he reportedly faces a fine. According to Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennessean, Wilson indicated Wednesday he has been fined for ta…Upvote Share Tweet
Last summer, Randy Lerner agreed to sell the Browns to Jimmy Haslam, which led to a season where the external focus on the franchise was largely about the potential offseason changes to come, not the product on the field. Indeed, big changes did come to…Upvote Share Tweet
Browns’ Greg Little, Josh Gordon caught driving way too fastThe Browns have a speed-related concern about receivers Greg Little and Josh Gordon, and it has nothing to do with their 40 times. After reports surfaced today that both Little and Gordon have been caught driving way, way too fast, the team issued a sta…Upvote Share TweetSteelers tight end David Johnson practiced Wednesday for the first time in more than a year, and the fifth-year veteran is cautiously optimistic that he will play Saturday night against Kansas City. The Steelers activated Johnson from the physically una…Upvote Share TweetThe news isn’t great on Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell, but it’s not as bad as it could have been. Following the reports that Bell suffered a Lisfranc injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that Bell is expected to miss six weeks. Jason La Ca…Upvote Share TweetThe Indianapolis Colts have traded running back Delone Carter to the Baltimore Ravens for receiver/kick returner David Reed.Upvote Share TweetESPN has added a pair of Steelers, one current and one former, to its ever-growing roster of NFL analysts. From the ranks for the former players, running back Jerome Bettis has joined ESPN as an analyst. He previously worked on a national level with NBC…Upvote Share TweetFormer Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis has joined ESPN as an NFL analyst. Known as "The Bus" during his 13-year NFL career, Bettis will appear on "NFL Live" and "SportsCenter" and contribute to other ESPN pla…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Aug 21, 2013As the NFL preseason wanes, a collection of some notable tidbits from my two-week training camp tour. If you're scoring at home, it went Eagles, Redskins, Ravens, Steelers, Packers, Vikings, Saints, Bucs, Dolphins and Jaguars ...Upvote Share Tweet
Flacco, Ravens' tackles catch a breakIt's still 15 days until the Baltimore Ravens kick off their season at Denver, but the defending Super Bowl champions' offensive tackles already know their assignments against the Broncos won't be as formidable as last season. Bryant McKinnie and Michae…Upvote Share Tweet
Elvis sighting in Baltimore enables Ravens to overcome loss of Paul Kruger to Cleveland Browns: Touring the AFC Northcleveland.com Updated Aug 21, 2013Ravens appreciate what Kruger meant to the franchise, but believe they upgraded with the addition of DumervilUpvote Share Tweet
Wake-up: A.J. Green could play SaturdayTime to take a look around the division with your wake-up call ... RAVENS: Inside linebacker Jameel McClain (spinal cord contusion) will likely start the season on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, but coach John Harbaugh hasn't ruled him out…Upvote Share Tweet
Bell Out With Foot InjuryAug 21Billy Devaney discusses the news that Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell has been ruled out of Pittsburgh's preseason game Saturday against the Chiefs.
'Hard Knocks': James Harrison too strong for acupunctureAug 21Cincinnati Bengals linebacker James Harrison expresses his feelings about "Hard Knocks" filming him and the team. Catch an encore presentation of Tuesday's episode tonight at 11 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.
'Hard Knocks': James Harrison too strong for acupunctureAug 21Cincinnati Bengals linebacker James Harrison reveals his secrets for healing and opens up to HBO's cameras.
Bring on the NewAug 21PETER KING: You face two read-option quarterbacks to start the season, Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III. Is the read-option the future of football? CLAY MATTHEWS: Certain quarterbacks possess a unique ability. Aaron Rodgers’ unique ability is to …
Don Banks: Vick smitten with Kelly's offense and more training camp notesAug 21As the NFL preseason wanes, a collection of some notable tidbits from my two-week training camp tour. If you're scoring at home, it went Eagles, Redskins, Ravens, Steelers, Packers, Vikings, Saints, Bucs, Dolphins and Jaguars ...
‘Every Record Means Something’Aug 211. I think 2,500 rushing yards is a goal. I’ll always try to push myself. I think it’s realistic, and it can happen without a team just focusing on the run. You just have to maximize your opportunities every Sunday—don’t let any week go to waste. But it…
Contenders Need Some Catching UpAug 21Contenders Need Some Catching Up