Morning take: Steelers open at home?

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

Morning take: That rules out a Week 1 matchup against the New Orleans Saints. But Pittsburgh should have a chance to get off to a fast start.

  • With recent losses on the defensive line, second-year defensive end and linebacker hybrid Paul Kruger has to step up.

Morning take: The Ravens are counting on Kruger to make strides this season. Some players need a year or two to get acclimated to the NFL game.

Morning take: Bryant has some skills the Bengals need on offense. If Bryant stays healthy he can help.

Morning take: The Browns traded Kamerion Wimbley and need outside linebackers. It makes sense.