Breaking down Cardinals against AFC North

TEMPE, Ariz. -- With the NFL schedule expected to be released next week, the Arizona Cardinals will know exactly when they’ll be facing the AFC North.

The Cardinals will travel to Cleveland and Pittsburgh, while hosting Cincinnati and Baltimore.

Arizona plays the AFC North every four years because of the league’s rotating schedule. The last time the Cardinals faced the AFC North was in 2011.

Going back to 2003, the Cardinals are 5-7 against the division.

Here’s a breakdown of how the Cardinals have fared against the AFC North since 2001:

2011: 1-3. Only win came over Cleveland.

2007: 3-1. Only loss was to Baltimore.

2003: 1-3. Only win was over Cincinnati.

The Cardinals' records against AFC North teams since 2001:

Bengals: 2-1

Browns: 2-1

Ravens: 0-3

Steelers: 1-2