Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC North:
The Pittsburgh Steelers interviewed Carnell Lake for their opening as secondary coach.
Morning take: Lake was a very good and smart player for Pittsburgh. Most likely that would translate into coaching.
Baltimore Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski made his lockout plans. He will participate in a pro boxing match in Las Vegas March 12 against an opponent to be named.
Morning take: Zbikowski was a former boxer and this gives him a chance to scratch that itch. It will be interesting to hear some other stories of what NFL players are doing in the coming months.
Would Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer really retire?
Morning take: Palmer is not the type to make empty promises. The Bengals need to take this threat seriously and prepare contingency plans.
The Cleveland Browns have placed a second-round tender on tight end Evan Moore.
Morning take: Moore is an intriguing project who could help Cleveland's passing game next season. The tender shows new head coach Pat Shurmur is interested in working with him.