Links: High expectations for Browns' D

Baltimore Ravens

Matt Zenitz of the Carroll County Times says a Steve Spagnuolo-Ravens partnership could benefit both parties. Zenitz: "For the Ravens, they add a highly regarded defensive mind to their coaching staff. And for Spagnuolo, the job is a bounce-back opportunity of sorts after being fired following each of the last two seasons."

Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun offers an update on the Ravens' salary-cap situation.

Cincinnati Bengals

Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times isn't a fan of the decision to have cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones speak at the NFL Rookie Symposium. Plaschke: "Isn't this like allowing an accused arsonist to speak to young firefighters while playing with matches?"

Coach Marvin Lewis is looking forward to his team being featured again on HBO's "Hard Knocks."

Cleveland Browns

Barkevious Mingo is setting the bar high for the Cleveland defense. "If everything is going well, I think this defense could be the best in the league," Mingo said.

The Browns' rookie class received a tour of Cleveland on Tuesday.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Rookie wide receiver J.D. Woods knows how important special teams is to his future.