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  1. Morning take: No bye for the Patriots?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Monday in the AFC East: The New England Patriots (10-4) no longer control whether they are one of the top two seeds after a 41-34 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Morning take: The Denver Broncos (11-3) ke...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  2. Jets better with Tim Tebow at quarterback?

    James Walker

    Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. is not a Tim Tebow supporter. In fact, Williamson is one of Tebow's harshest critics. But he has no doubt that Tebow will eventually supplant starting quarterback Mark Sanchez this season and take over the New York J...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  3. AFC East games impacted by 4:25 p.m. rule

    James Walker

    The NFL will move late kickoffs back to 4:25 p.m. ET this upcoming season to avoid an overlap with 1 p.m. games. Here are the AFC East games that will be impacted by the ruling in 2012: Buffalo Bills Oct. 7 at San Francisco 49ers New Englan...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  4. Morning take: Patriots control AFC

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Tuesday morning in the AFC East: The road to the Super Bowl could go through New England (11-3) in the AFC after the Pittsburgh Steelers (10-4) lost to the San Francisco 49ers on "Monday Night Football." M...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  5. Plaxico Burress meets with Pittsburgh Steelers

    James Walker

    The Pittsburgh Steelers met with free-agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress Saturday morning.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  6. Morning take: Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday in the AFC North: It will be Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh when coach John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens host Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers on Thanksgiving night. Morning take: This is cunning for the...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  7. Can Peyton Hillis pull 'Madden' upset?

    James Walker

    In the "Madden NFL 12" cover tournament, Cleveland Browns tailback Peyton Hillis is trying to put together a run similar to Virginia Commonwealth's basketball team. Hillis, a No. 10 seed coming off a breakout season, is close to pulling off a huge...

    Blog | April 01, 2011
  8. Morning take: Haloti Ngata's contract

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Friday in the AFC North: No matter how you cut it, this offseason will present a steep price tag for the Baltimore Ravens to keep Pro Bowl defensive lineman Haloti Ngata. Morning take: Ngata is looking to ...

    Blog | February 11, 2011
  9. Are Steelers approaching dynasty status?

    James Walker

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- In his 50 years of experience with scouting, personnel and eventually media, Gil Brandt has seen all the football dynasties come and go in the NFL. In Brandt's eyes, this current group of Pittsburgh Steelers can put its name i...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  10. Steelers surpass Cowboys again

    James Walker

    The Pittsburgh Steelers (six) already have one more Super Bowl title than the Dallas Cowboys (five). But this week the Steelers surpassed the Cowboys in another important playoff category. Pittsburgh's 31-24 divisional-round victory over the Balti...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  11. Seven-step drop: Ray Rice explodes

    James Walker

    Here are seven notes and observations from Week 15 in the AFC North: Baltimore Ravens tailback Ray Rice entered Week 15 with fewer than 20 carries in each of his previous five games. But it appears that helped Rice, as he showed he had fresh legs...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  12. Morning take: Will Suggs sizzle?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Friday in the AFC North: Baltimore Ravens defensive end/linebacker Terrell Suggs is ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Morning take: Suggs is playing well and Pittsburgh's offensive line is banged up. Sugg...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  13. AFC North evening update: Ochocinco

    James Walker

    Here are the latest happenings Thursday in the AFC North: Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco has a new cereal coming out called "Ochocincos." ESPN's fantasy football experts debate whether Ochocinco or Michael Crabtree is more valuabl...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  14. Any interest in Ben Roethlisberger?

    James Walker

    Could you imagine Ben Roethlisberger in a Cleveland Browns uniform? How about the St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars, Seattle Seahawks or Oakland Raiders? The Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers need quarterbacks, too. What about them? A...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  15. Holmgren adds competition to AFC North

    James Walker

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Cleveland Browns have made the playoffs only once in the past 15 years. Yet new team president Mike Holmgren is confident those dreary days in northeast Ohio are coming to an end. "I've been involved in turning [teams] around a...

    Blog | March 01, 2010
  16. Bengals earn contender status

    James Walker

    Andy Lyons/Getty Images Quarterback Carson Palmer confidently led the Bengals to a critical victory over the Steelers. Posted by's James Walker CINCINNATI -- The postgame atmosphere at Paul Brown Stadium was buzzing Sunda...

    Blog | September 27, 2009