AFC North

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1. Cleveland Browns

This is the year they finally overtake the rest of the division and finish on top.

2. Pittsburgh Steelers

It could have been worse for them last year, but this is a crucial year for them to turn that page.

3. Baltimore Ravens

Joe Flacco was traded and the reigns have been handed to Lamar Jackson.

4. Cincinnati Bengals

A change at the helm should have happened two years ago. Regardless, new head coach Zac Taylor has a lot of work to do. Continue reading

AFC North

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1. Pittsburgh Steelers

This could be the last ride with Roethlisberger, Bell and Brown all together on offense.

2. Cincinnati Bengals

A greater focus on running the ball and protecting Andy Dalton should get them back into contention.

3. Baltimore Ravens

The writing is on the wall for Joe Flacco. This will be his last chance to make something of his gigantic contract.

4. Cleveland Browns

Attitudes are changing for the better and that could lead to some surprising results. Continue reading

AFC North

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1. Pittsburgh Steelers

A full season with Le’Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant will do wonders for their Super Bowl aspirations.

2. Cincinnati Bengals

With a bit more balance on offense, the Bengals should be Wild Card contenders this year.

3. Baltimore Ravens

The defense is missing playmakers while there are still questions about the offense surrounding Joe Flacco.

4. Cleveland Browns

Another season of lowered expectations, but back-to-back years of strong drafts has Cleveland remaining optimistic. Continue reading