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Friday, March 20, 2009
Morning take: Ray Lewis' legacy

By James Walker
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker

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

Morning take: The business side of football can be harsh, and for a small time it was for Lewis and the Ravens. But in the end, both sides made the right move to make sure Lewis plays his entire career in Baltimore.

Morning take: A Pro Bowl defensive lineman is a no-show in Cleveland, and likewise a Pro Bowl quarterback (Jay Cutler) is a no-show in Denver. Hmmm.

Morning take: For now, that may be the case. But a lot can -- and probably will -- change between now and September.

Morning take: How many contact rules can a contact league change? The athletes are getting bigger and faster, but the rule changes are trying to make the game less physical.