Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC North:
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie receiver Emmanuel Sanders had foot surgery this week after getting injured in Super Bowl XLV.
Morning take: Sanders had a solid rookie season. Now he needs to get healthy and continue building off that momentum.
Baltimore Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis confirms he will be back next season.
Morning take: I'm not sure if there was any doubt. Lewis never talked about retirement during the season.
Where do the Cincinnati Bengals rank among great NFL franchises?
Morning take: Click on the link and let us know if you agree or disagree.
The Cleveland Browns slashed $18 million in salaries by cutting six veterans.
Morning take: For a bad team, the Browns were pretty up there in age. It's no coincidence all of their cuts involved players over 30.