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Morning take: No 'Sizzle' for Ravens?

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

  • The Baltimore Ravens may have to play without Pro Bowl defensive end/linebacker Terrell Suggs (knee) for an extended period.

Morning take: The Ravens are awaiting test results, but when I saw Suggs after Monday’s game he didn’t look in good shape. Baltimore’s pass rush was hurting even with Suggs.

  • Cleveland Browns (1-8) owner Randy Lerner says coach Eric Mangini’s job is safe regardless of the outcome of Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions (1-8).

Morning take: I do believe Lerner wants his current head coach to turn things around quickly. One of the last things he wants to do is have three coaches on the payroll in 2010. So his decision will be interesting.

  • The knee injury for Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu isn’t serious.

Morning take: It’s a PCL sprain, which is different from the MCL injury he suffered earlier. But the team needs to be careful as this is the second ligament Polamalu has hurt in the knee this year.

  • The Cincinnati Bengals gave a tryout to veteran receiver Joey Galloway.

Morning take: Cincinnati’s receivers lack deep speed after the injury to Chris Henry. But I’m not sure Galloway can still provide that burst at this juncture of his career.