AFC North links: Ngata voted ninth best

Baltimore Ravens

The Sporting News has a training camp preview for the Ravens and a prediction on where they will finish in the division.

Haloti Ngata was voted by his peers as the league's ninth-best player entering the 2012 season, reports The Baltimore Sun's Matt Vensel.

The Ravens radio announcer, Gerry Sandusky, has been getting attacked via Twitter by users who have confused him with convicted child sex abuser and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Cincinnati Bengals

Adam Jones, a cornerback whose actions off the field have overshadowed his play on it during his career, spoke to AFC rookies on Thursday, warning them to avoid making the same mistakes he has made, reports Cincinnati.com's Paul Daugherty.

Cleveland Browns

What's it like to be truly Cleveland? Locally grown rapper Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) hangs out with Joe Haden and Josh Cribbs to talk about their dedication to the city.

Akron is under consideration to get a franchise from a new United States Football League (USFL).

Pittsburgh Steelers

The team has waived former Pitt linebacker Brandon Lindsey and signed former LSU linebacker Ryan Baker, the AP reports.

The NFL announced on Thursday that kickoff times for late afternoon Sunday doubleheader games would be moved back from 4:15 p.m. to 4:25 p.m, affecting five Steelers games, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Dan Gigler.