Here are the most interesting stories Wednesday morning in the AFC North:
Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown says he expects receiver Chad Ochocinco to report for training camp on Friday.
Morning take: It remains to be seen if the Bengals will absorb Ochocinco's $6 million salary this season. Ochocinco needs a fresh start. But with mandatory spending to the salary cap, the Bengals can easily pay the money.
Cleveland Browns defensive backs Joe Haden and T.J. Ward are expected to take leadership roles in 2011.
Morning take: Both are young but already among the top players on the team. With quarterback Colt McCoy leading the offense, and Haden and Ward leading the defense, the Browns did well with their class of 2010.
The Oakland Raiders are reportedly pursuing Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Jared Gaither.
Morning take: New Raiders head coach Hue Jackson is very familiar with Gaither from their time together in Baltimore. A fresh start and a new contract could help Gaither get back on track.
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel defends teammate James Harrison.
Morning take: The Steelers have a good locker-room culture and will have to get over their offseason woes. Finally playing football again is needed for this team.