Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Morning take: Brown-Palmer chess match
By James Walker
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?
- Former Cincinnati Bengal John Thornton believes the longer this Mike Brown-Carson Palmer feud goes, the worse it is for the Bengals.
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.
- Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review believes the Steelers' underdog status could help against the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV.
Morning take: This is further proof the draft is the foundation for good franchises and the bane of bad ones.
- Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository points out the Cleveland Browns passed on drafting Super Bowl quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger and Aaron Rodgers.