AFC North links: A lighter Bryant McKinnie

Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals on Wednesday released their training camp schedule. Practices start July 27.

Writes David Campbell: "[T]he Bengals cannot -- and will not -- win in 2012 based on its offense alone. With a schedule loaded with franchise quarterbacks, the defense, led by coordinator Mike Zimmer, will be the key for Cincinnati this season."

Cleveland Browns

Amy K. Nelson goes one-on-one with rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden.

The team's official website continues its position-by-position preview with a breakdown of the offensive line.

Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens will see a lighter Bryant McKinnie when he reports to training camp. "Once you just be consistent and keep doing it, you start feeling better and better each day every time you go out and do it,” McKinnie said. “Add in the healthy meals and stuff, it definitely makes it a lot better, because you’re putting good fuel into your body.”

Safety Ed Reed indicated Wednesday night that holding out from training camp remains a possibility.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Wide receiver Antonio Brown would like to continue to return punts this season. "I want to get another record to match my receiving and return numbers," Brown said.