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Morning take: Pittsburgh's new persona?

Posted by ESPN.com’s James Walker

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

Morning take: The team says otherwise but the numbers don’t lie. Pittsburgh is throwing the football 63 percent of the time through the first two weeks.

  • Cincinnati Bengals rookie receiver Quan Cosby is doing well returning kicks this season.

Morning take: Cosby has quietly added an extra element to special teams. The Bengals will need all three phases playing well Sunday against Pittsburgh.

Morning take: This is a surprise so far as Baltimore had decent expectations of Williams returning from injury. Kelley Washington’s solid play also has decreased Williams’ opportunities.

Morning take: The Browns are struggling offensively and the Ravens are still working out some bugs on defense. One of these units will get their act together Sunday.