This is the October 10, 2012 news archive. View today's AFC North rumors and news.
AFC North News and Rumors
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger moved closer to Terry Bradshaw's franchise passing record without having to take a snap. Elias Sports Bureau overturned the home team's statisticians on Wednesday, making Rashard Mendenhall's 13-yard touchdown a c…Share Tweet
deadspin.com Oct 10, 2012The 2-2 Cowboys are playing the Ravens Sunday, and today Tony Romo had a standard conference call with Baltimore reporters. After some questions about Romo's consistency and such, his phone was somehow disconnected. Did Romo intentionally hang up on the…Share TweetThe Steelers ruled out safety Troy Polamalu and outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley for Thursday night's game against the Titans. Polamalu aggravated a right calf injury Sunday and left late in the first quarter. This is the third game that Polamalu will …Share TweetBEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns linebacker Scott Fujita accused Roger Goodell of abusing his power as commissioner for his handling of the New Orleans Saints' bounty case.Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 10, 2012Rashard Mendenhall is back, and the Steelers are overjoyed to have him.Share Tweet
AFC North defenses still strugglingFive weeks into the regular season, the defenses in the AFC North are still nowhere close to what they were last season. In 2011, every defense in the division ranked in the top 10. This season, three (Bengals, Ravens and Browns) rank in the bottom half…Share TweetCan the Steelers win their first road game of the season? Will the Browns get their first win in more than 300 days? Can the Bengals bounce back after being upset? And will the Ravens score a touchdown this game? Find out all of these answers and more i…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 10, 2012It’s looking more likely that Brady Quinn will start at quarterback for the Chiefs this weekend. Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star reports that Matt Cassel has not yet been cleared to return to action after suffering a concussion in last Sunday’s 9Share TweetSteelers kicker Shaun Suisham kicked the game-winning field goal on Sunday against the Eagles, and as a result he’s been named the AFC’s special teams player of the week. Suisham went 3-for-3 on field goals, connecting once from 20 yards and twice froShare TweetThere are two significant records that can be set in the AFC North this week: the Browns are on the verge of establishing a new low for futility, and Ben Roethlisberger is close to becoming the Steelers' all-time leading passer. This is more than coinci…Share Tweet
Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 5yahoo.com Oct 10, 2012Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: New England Patriots, Denver Broncos AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Minnes…Share Tweet
Do your jobOct 10Why is Heath Evans saying that Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson should not be blamed for his struggles on certain runs? Evans gives some in-depth analysis on this Thursday night's matchup.
Is the Baltimore Ravens' defense in trouble?Oct 10Should the Baltimore Ravens be concerned that the Dallas Cowboys believe this week's game will give them a chance to get their offense going? Jeff Darlington has the latest on this week's matchup.
Scott Fujita Calls Out GoodellOct 10Adam Schefter reacts to Scott Fujita's statement claiming that Roger Goodell is abusing his power.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: CIN-CLEOct 10Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bengals-Browns