Morning take: Flacco takes major step
January, 10, 2011
By James Walker | ESPN.com
Here are the most interesting stories Monday in the AFC North:
- Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had his first impressive playoff performance, throwing for 265 yards and two touchdowns in a wild-card win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
- Speaking of Pittsburgh, former Steelers Jerome Bettis and Dermontti Dawson are finalists for the Hall of Fame.
- ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur is becoming a front-runner for the Cleveland Browns’ coaching vacancy.
- The Cincinnati Bengals will coach the Senior Bowl for the third time under head coach Marvin Lewis.