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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Morning take: Steelers or Patriots?

By James Walker

Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday in the AFC North: Morning take: Quarterback Tom Brady and New England have Pittsburgh’s number. The Patriots deserve to be the AFC preseason favorites. But eventually everything will be settled on the field.
Morning take: The Bengals were high on Mays in last year’s NFL draft but took tight end Jermaine Gresham instead. Now, Cincinnati has a chance to work with Mays one year later.
Morning take: Work ethic and conditioning are major concerns. But the Ravens need McKinnie’s talent on the offensive line. They are counting on Baltimore's solid locker room to keep McKinnie focused.
Morning take: I think Browns fans would take any offense over what they saw last season. Shurmur's group looks sharp so far, which provides hope for the regular season.