AFC North fans love watching the NFL draft

For the second year in a row, the AFC North television markets were strong in ESPN's draft ratings.

In Thursday night's first round, three of the top-10 highest metered markets were in AFC North country: Baltimore, No. 3 at 7.6; Cincinnati No. 7 at 6.8; and Cleveland, No. 8 at 6.6. What happened to Pittsburgh?

The NFL cities that ranked in the top three were Buffalo (10.3), New Orleans (8.8) and Kansas City (8.4).