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Will the Ravens be better at the start of the 2009 season than at the end of the 2008 playoffs? Baltimore Sun writers Ken Murray and Bill Ordine provide the point-counterpoint.
The Ravens released backup inside linebacker Nick Greisen, 29, after two seasons in Baltimore.
After losing starting tackle Stacy Andrews to free agency, Baylor star Jason Smith would fill a big hole on the Bengals' O-line -- if he lasts until pick No. 6.
A series of cash roster bonuses, most owed to players today, has led to the release of another veteran. Cleveland cut starting right tackle Kevin Shaffer Thursday.
Andre Frazier, a backup outside linebacker and standout special-teams player, signed a two-year, $1.375 million contract Thursday to remain in Pittsburgh.