Here are the most interesting stories Friday in the AFC North:
The Pittsburgh Steelers (6-7) were eliminated from the division race after a 13-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns (2-11).
Morning take: A year after sweeping the AFC North, Pittsburgh is currently 1-4 in the division. It’s been that kind of year.
Meanwhile, the Browns had eight sacks Thursday against Pittsburgh.
Morning take: It was the highest sack total for Cleveland since 2002. Some were good defense and some were poor offense on Pittsburgh’s part.
Linebacker Ray Lewis tells Baltimore Ravens fans not to give up hope.
Morning take: Baltimore is still in the playoff race at 6-6 with two winnable games coming up against the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears. Before you know it, the Ravens could be 8-6 with two weeks remaining.
It turns out Cincinnati Bengals rookie tight end Chase Coffman has bone spurs in his foot.
Morning take: Coffman was making some strides in training camp and then hit a wall. The Bengals will have to wait until next year to continue his development.