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Saturday, July 25, 2009
Morning take: Roethlisberger takes part in competition


Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker

Here are the most interesting stories Saturday in the AFC North:

Morning take: Whether this counts as a holdout or the veteran report date of Aug. 1 is debatable. But not having your top four rookies in on time is not an ideal start for Cleveland.

Morning take: For one night at least, Roethlisberger was able to enjoy a slice of normalcy in what's been an extreme and abnormal week.

Morning take: It's a young group and a deep group that is expected to be an area of strength for the Bengals.

Morning take: Bennett is not a No. 1 receiver. But ideally the Ravens would like for Derrick Mason to return and for Bennett to provide quality depth at the position.