Morning take: Benson talks early

Here are the most interesting stories Tuesday in the AFC North:

Morning take: But it's still a good sign the Bengals are open to negotiating with younger players. Last week, the AFC North blog reported Cincinnati also began talks with fourth-year cornerback Johnathan Joseph.

Morning take: What are you waiting for? Click the link and find out, silly.

  • Mike Duffy from the Baltimore Ravens' team site says left guard Ben Grubbs is helping Michael Oher make the switch to left tackle.

Morning take: Grubbs remains a stable force on Baltimore's offensive line. He's an underrated player in my book.

Morning take: I like the idea of bringing back veteran corner Bryant McFadden. But the Steelers still need one of the younger players like Keenan Lewis or Joe Burnett to step up for depth purposes.