AFC North links: Arthur Brown sidelined

Baltimore Ravens

Linebacker Arthur Brown is going to be out for at least a month while he recovers from sports hernia surgery.

Mike Preston of The Baltimore Sun offers a few thoughts from Wednesday's OTA session that was open to the media.

Cincinnati Bengals

Defensive end Margus Hunt became the seventh of 10 Cincinnati draft picks to sign a contract.

The battle to be Andy Dalton's backup is officially underway.

Cleveland Browns

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam apologized to his fellow team owners for the Pilot Flying J investigation.

The Browns reportedly will cut ties on Thursday with quarterback Thad Lewis.

Pittsburgh Steelers

LaMarr Woodley says he isn't bothered by the anonymous remarks targeting his play last season. Woodley: “It doesn’t bother me at all. They’re coming at the wrong person when they try coming at me. I don’t listen to nothing. Playing football my whole life growing up, and you’re in the spotlight sometimes it comes with the good and the bad. You just have to know how to accept it."

A trimmer Isaac Redman has high hopes for 2013.