Morning take: Harrison could've been a Raven
Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker
Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC North:
- Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun writes Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison was once cut by the Ravens.
Morning take: Harrison couldn't find the field in Baltimore and also had to wait his turn in Pittsburgh. But today he's more than making up for lost time.
- According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers tailback Willie Parker says the team needs to re-emphasize the running game.
Morning take: With back-to-back road games against the Ravens and Tennessee Titans, our guess is Pittsburgh's struggles continue on the ground.
- Tony Grossi of the Cleveland Plain Dealer provides a scouting report of the Browns' next opponent in the Philadelphia Eagles (7-5-1).
Morning take: The Browns (4-9) are 2-0 on "Monday Night Football" this year. Do they have one more magic trick left?
- Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com writes free-agent pickup Antwan Odom plans to return from a shoulder injury this week against the Washington Redskins.
Morning take: We wonder if, looking back, Odom would've accepted less money to stay with Tennessee this year?