Morning take: Jimmy Smith vs. Roddy White

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

  • Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl receiver Roddy White will provide a good test for Baltimore Ravens first-round pick Jimmy Smith.

Morning take: This is a tough matchup for Smith before the regular season. White is big and physical, and these are the type of No. 1 receivers Smith was drafted to stop.

Morning take: Andy Dalton and Bruce Gradkowski are locks to make the team. Dan LeFevour may be expendable if Cincinnati wants to use a roster spot on another position.

Morning take: Legursky is a blue-collar player who fits the Steelers well. Tony Hills had the first chance but didn't take advantage in the preseason.

  • Young players on the Cleveland Browns will try to impress against the Chicago Bears.

Morning take: The Browns are not a deep team. So I'm curious to see which young players step up and make the team for backup roles.