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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Morning take: Troy Polamalu rests

By James Walker
ESPN.com

Here are the most interesting stories Tuesday in the AFC North: Morning take: At this point in the season, Polamalu doesn't need many practice reps. It's better to have him close to 100 percent in what is sure to be a brutally physical playoff game against Baltimore.
Morning take: This line tells me these two teams are as even as it gets. The home team usually gets a few points, which is the only thing separating these two clubs.
Morning take: It's rarely a good idea to make next season's predictions this early. Collinsworth could have at least waited until the draft and/or free agency to make that call.
Morning take: Fewell is the first defensive coach to formally interview in Cleveland. But I still believe, in the end, Holmgren will choose an offensive-minded coach.