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  1. AFC North draft analysis

    James Walker

    The 2011 NFL draft has reached its conclusion, and this is the time of year when every coach and general manager feels great about their selections. The AFC North is annually one of the toughest divisions in football, with two powerhouse teams in ...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  2. AFC North update: Waiting on Colt McCoy

    James Walker

    Here are the latest happenings Monday evening in the AFC North: Cleveland Browns coach Eric Mangini was non-committal on his starting quarterback. Mangini said he will wait for an injury update Wednesday with rookie Colt McCoy (ankle) before deci...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  3. Final Word: AFC North

    James Walker

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 10: Braylon Edwards returns: The Cleveland Browns should expect a motivated Braylon Edwards when they host the New York Jets Sunday. As a former first-round pick of the Browns, Edwards developed a reputation as...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  4. It's time to blow up the Bengals

    James Walker

    Seven years ago, a younger, energetic Marvin Lewis arrived in Cincinnati with big dreams. In his first head-coaching gig, Lewis aimed to turn the lowly Bengals into a winning franchise and perennial Super Bowl contender. Lewis had the No. 1 overal...

    Blog | November 07, 2010
  5. Morning take: Can Ravens defend home?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Sunday in the AFC North: One streak has to give as the Baltimore Ravens are 3-0 at home and the Miami Dolphins are 4-0 on the road. Morning take: We picked the Ravens to win, but Miami is playing good, tou...

    Blog | November 07, 2010
  6. Morning take: Palmer vs. Polamalu

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC North: Former college teammates Carson Palmer of the Cincinnati Bengals and Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers will meet again on "Monday Night Football." Morning take: Polamalu...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  7. Walker's weekend mailbag

    James Walker

    Let's see what's in the weekend mailbag. Eddie from Charlotte, N.C., wants to know if there should be concern that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dennis Dixon stayed in the pocket too much last week. James Walker: That's a great question, Eddi...

    Blog | September 18, 2010
  8. Scouts Inc.: Ravens third in AFC North

    James Walker

    It's that popular time of year again when football analysts from around the country make NFL predictions. Last week, frequent AFC North blog contributor Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. raised some eyebrows when he predicted the Baltimore Ravens wou...

    Blog | September 02, 2010
  9. The future according to 'Madden 11'

    James Walker

    This AFC North blogger has officially retired from the popular "Madden" video game series. Free time during football season is just too scarce. But this weekend I rented a copy of "Madden 11" for (cough, cough) research purposes. Our community wan...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  10. Are the Bengals elite?

    James Walker

    The Cincinnati Bengals are off to an impressive 9-3 start and have a great shot at the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the AFC. But are they an elite football team? The Bengals will find out soon when they travel on back-to-back weeks to pl...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  11. AFC North playoff forecast

    James Walker

    It's obvious that the AFC North is one of the stronger divisions in football. The Cincinnati Bengals (7-2), Baltimore Ravens (5-4) and defending champion Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) have winning records, star power, good quarterback play and hard-n...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  12. How I See It: AFC North Stock Watch

    James Walker

    » NFC Stock Watch: East | West | North | South » AFC: East | West | North | South Posted by's James Walker Falling 1. Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh is not playing Steeler football right now -- at least not for four quarters. The...

    Blog | September 29, 2009
  13. Morning take: LeBeau Hall of Fame bound?

    James Walker

    Posted by's James Walker Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday in the AFC North: Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau became a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Tuesday, writes Ed Bouchette of t...

    Blog | August 26, 2009
  14. Morning take: Browns and their fans

    James Walker

    Posted by's James Walker Here are the most interesting stories Monday in the AFC North: According to Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Browns fans want a winner and a team as passionate about football as they are. Morning tak...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  15. Morning take: Browns pull huge upset

    James Walker

    Posted by's James Walker Here is our take on the most interesting stories in the AFC North: The Cleveland Browns beat the New York Giants in stunning fashion, pounding the defending Super Bowl champions, 35-14, on "Monday Night Football." Mo...

    Blog | October 14, 2008
  16. Audibles -- AFC North Week 3 preview

    James Walker

    Posted by's James Walker Cincinnati Bengals (0-2) vs. New York Giants (2-0), 1 p.m. ET This is an especially tough matchup for the Bengals. The Giants are extremely physical on both sides of the football, and Cincinnati has struggled in that...

    Blog | September 19, 2008