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Morning take: Bengals lead NFL in arrests

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

Morning take: I don't think anyone who follows the AFC North is surprised by this news. The Minnesota Vikings are second with 30 arrests.

  • Linebacker/defensive end hybrid Terrell Suggs is looking to have a bounce-back year for the Baltimore Ravens.

Morning take: The Ravens' pass rush was only average last year. One reason was because Suggs had a down year and dealt with injuries.

  • The Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders have one thing in common: quarterback woes.

Morning take: Both teams were looking for quarterbacks in 2007. Oakland took JaMarcus Russell while Cleveland took Brady Quinn, and neither panned out. Now, both franchises are starting over.

  • Defensive end Aaron Smith, who suffered a shoulder injury last season, is back for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Morning take: Every time Smith is out of the lineup, Pittsburgh's defense suffers. That's proof of his importance to the team.