Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker
Here are the most interesting stories Monday in the AFC North:
The Pittsburgh Steelers clinched the division and a first-round bye with Sunday's 13-9 victory over the Baltimore Ravens.
Morning take: With the No. 2 seed in hand, the Steelers (11-3) have nothing to lose and everything to gain next week against the Tennessee Titans (12-2).
Meanwhile, the Ravens are still smarting over the controversial call on Santonio Holmes' 4-yard touchdown reception.
Morning take: For an explanation of the call, click here.
The Cincinnati Bengals jumped out to a 17-point lead and held on to win their second game of the season with a 20-13 victory over the Washington Redskins.
Morning take: It's official: This isn't the worst season in Bengals history. It's merely one of the worst.
The Cleveland Browns will play their fifth and final primetime game of the season against the Philadelphia Eagles on "Monday Night Football."
Morning take: The Browns are 2-0 on Monday and 2-9 otherwise. Perhaps the day of the week will help Cleveland once again.