AFC North links: Mason doesn't back down

Here are the latest happenings Wednesday evening in the AFC North:

  • Veteran receiver Derrick Mason didn't back down from his critical comments towards the Baltimore Ravens' offense.

  • Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis dodged the question when asked about possible interest in coaching at the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Is Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Brian Daboll doing a "fantastic job" this season?

  • Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger expects to play this week and says his sprained foot and surgically-repaired nose is getting better.