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Sunday, November 7, 2010
Morning take: Can Ravens defend home?

By James Walker
ESPN.com

Here are the most interesting stories Sunday in the AFC North: Morning take: We picked the Ravens to win, but Miami is playing good, tough football. Baltimore needs to defend home to stay ahead in the AFC North race.
Morning take: I'm looking at the quarterbacks. Tom Brady of the Patriots is the master of playing efficient football and a good person for Browns rookie Colt McCoy to model himself after.
Morning take: It's clear Palmer isn't playing up to his once-Pro Bowl form. We will have more on the Bengals later (hint, hint).
Morning take: That's why I'm not concerned with Pittsburgh's defense. Opponents are passing well but the Steelers are stopping the run and don't allow many touchdowns.