AFC North links: Cowher on Roethlisberger

Here are the latest happenings Tuesday in the AFC North:

  • Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher believes quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is finally maturing.

  • Baltimore Ravens right tackle Jared Gaither (back) won't need surgery, but he's not rushing back.

  • Cleveland Browns rookie running back Montario Hardesty (knee) says he will be ready for the regular-season opener.

  • Here is a look at the Cincinnati Bengals' special teams.