AFC North links: Bold move by Browns

Baltimore Ravens

In a conversation with Matt Vensel of the Baltimore Sun, Aaron Schatz, the editor-in-chief of Football Outsiders, sticks up for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco.

Outside linebacker Michael McAdoo will miss his third consecutive season, but is focused on recovering and returning, writes Garrett Downing of the team's website.

Cincinnati Bengals

Former Bengal Terrell Owens continues to push for an NFL job as training camp approaches, writes Dan Hanzus of NFL.com.

Cleveland Browns

Browns GM Tom Heckert discusses the team's decision to use its second round pick in 2013 to select receiver Josh Gordon in the supplemental draft, and Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal has the transcript.

Heckert is confident top 2012 picks Trent Richardson and Brandon Weeden will sign in time for training camp, writes Ulrich.

Gordon says the Browns won't regret using a second-round pick to select him, writes Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Baylor coach Art Briles says Gordon would've been a first-round pick this year, and that he can start as a rookie, writes Cabot.

The Browns deserve credit for making a bold move to get Gordon, writes Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer.

Pittsburgh Steelers

With his induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame just a few weeks away, former Steelers center Dermontti Dawson is among the latest former NFL players to file suit against the league for head injuries suffered while playing professional football, writes Dan Gigler of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Linebacker Larry Foote claims he is the victim of a scheme to defraud him out of more than $400,000.