Morning take: Will Houston get to Big Ben?

Posed by ESPN.com's James Walker

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

Morning take: Based on the numbers, it's a pretty good chance Roethlisberger will take some shots from the Texans' defense Sunday. The bigger questions are how hard and how many?

Morning take: We see this happen all the time. A player comes to training camp out of shape or holds out, and the first thing that happens upon their return is the player gets hurt. Johnson spent the entire summer trying to cut weight then couldn't make it through the first practice.

  • We are wondering if the Cleveland Browns' secondary has a chance of stopping Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrell Owens?

Morning take: Browns cornerback Brandon McDonald and safety Sean Jones seem confident that the secondary can get the job done. Yet just about everyone outside the locker room is taking a wait-and-see approach.

Morning take: This likely signals the end of the "Kyle Boller era" in Baltimore. What's ironic is it happens the same week the "Joe Flacco era" begins.