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Thursday, August 5, 2010
Morning take: Ben's suspension reduced?

By James Walker
ESPN.com

Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC North: Morning take: Barring any last-minute setbacks, it sure looks that way. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been very complimentary of Roethlisberger lately, setting the table for such an announcement.
Morning take: Cleveland's rookie class has a golden opportunity to play right away for the Browns. Ward should be one of those contributors.
Morning take: Expectations are very high in Cincinnati. We will have much more on the Bengals this afternoon (hint, hint).
Morning take: This race isn't over. Dannell Ellerbe and Tavares Gooden should also be in the mix this preseason.