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AFC North News and Rumors
The question of same-sex marriage has created some same-team awkwardness. Last month, Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo came out in favor of expanding the legal definition of marriage to include folks of the same gender. Over the weekend, Ravens cen…Share Tweet
The starting defense the Steelers thought they were getting when the season opened finally practiced together on Monday.Share TweetBrowns wide receiver Josh Cribbs sat out Monday’s practice because of a concussion, but a source told Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer he expects to play this week against the Giants. (Granted, sources said the same thing about Darrelle ReviShare TweetRookie quarterback Brandon Weeden has been hurt by the drops of the Browns' receivers. Now, it's the Browns' receivers who are feeling the pain. Half of Cleveland's wide receiver group missed Monday's practice. Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring), Josh Cribbs…Share TweetThe Steelers players believe the Week 4 bye came at the right time for the 1-2 team. “I think we need the time to evaluate ourselves mentally,” linebacker Larry Foote told the team's official website. “We need to get away and individually we need soShare TweetThe AFC North blog wants to wish Colts head coach Chuck Pagano a full and speedy recovery as he battles acute promyelocytic leukemia. During my time with Pagano, who spent four years with the Ravens, including one year as their defensive coordinator, yo…Share TweetLost in the aftermath of the Ravens' win over the Browns on Thursday night was Browns safety Ray Ventrone's accusation that Baltimore crossed the line. "I know that they were playing dirty on offense," Ventrone said, via The Associated Press. …Share TweetPittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is expected to return from an ACL injury this Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, ESPN.com reported Monday.Share TweetRevisiting the Cincinnati Bengals' 27-10 victory at the Jacksonville Jaguars: The Bengals haven't had top cornerback Leon Hall for the past two games and their pass defense has improved. Some will chalk it up to playing two inexperienced quarterbacks in…Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Who Can Save The Jets?Oct 1Episode 197: Wendi Nix and Tim Hasselbeck discuss the struggling Jets. Gary "Caveman" Horton breaks down the expectations for the Steelers and the Colts after their bye week. The NFL32 crew discuss the Vikings success and the Lions struggles.
Mint Condition: Diamond StudsOct 1Michele Steele is joined by Panini hobby marketing manager Tracy Hackler to discuss diamond-embedded cards and other highlights of 2012 Panini Momentum Football.