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Here are the top stories Monday in the AFC North:
Vinny Iyer of the Sporting News repeats what I've been saying since last year: The league's best rivalry right now is the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Baltimore Ravens.
Morning take: Whether it's talent, hatred or playing in meaningful games, this rivalry has it all. The only thing these two teams lack is longevity.
According to Kevin Eck of the Baltimore Sun, former Ravens quarterback Kyle Boller -- now with the Saint Louis Rams -- returned to his old stomping grounds this weekend for the Preakness.
Morning take: Boller took a beating early in his career and never rebounded in Baltimore. But I'm curious to see how his new gig in St. Louis turns out.
Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository wonders if prior experience will help Cleveland Browns coach Eric Mangini.
Morning take: It can't hurt. Since 1999, the Browns hired three rookie head coaches with little success. Now it's time to see if the experienced route pays dividends.
Michael Lombardi of the National Football Post believes Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber can make an immediate impact.
Morning take: The Bengals swiftly cut Kyle Larson and Ryan Plackemeier after drafting Huber in the fifth round. That says a lot about the confidence Cincinnati has in the rookie this year.