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Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Morning take: Brown-Palmer chess match

By James Walker
ESPN.com

Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday in the AFC North: Morning take: I agree that both sides need to establish a resolution. Does Cincinnati really want to enter the NFL draft not knowing if its franchise quarterback will retire?
Morning take: This is part of the growing process for Harbaugh, who comes from a defensive and special-teams background. But everything as head coach, including the results of the offense, eventually falls on his desk.
Morning take: Pittsburgh thrives in this role. The Steelers have felt slighted all season and this will give them something additional to talk about in the final game.
Morning take: This is further proof the draft is the foundation for good franchises and the bane of bad ones.