Latest AFC North News

Foot feels fine as Henry preps for Titans' playoff return

Jan. 19, 2022 18:41 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry, the man who literally ran the Tennessee Titans to the AFC championship game two years ago, is ready to play again. The 2020 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year says his surgically repaired right foot, fixed with a steel plate, feels no...

Browns' Mayfield has surgery, starts road to 'true self'

Jan. 19, 2022 17:21 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield has shifted into comeback mode. The Browns quarterback had successful surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury that affected his play, led to a disappointing season and raised doubts about his future in Cleveland. ...

Chiefs keep leaning on McKinnon, other unsung players

Jan. 19, 2022 17:17 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon probably shouldn't have been surprised to spend all season buried on the Chiefs depth chart. The journeyman running back had been passed over plenty of times before. Start with those early years in Minnesota, when he backed up...

Allen, Mahomes, Stafford star on wild-card weekend

Jan. 19, 2022 17:08 PM EST

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills pitched a near-perfect game in their playoff victory against the New England Patriots. The Bills became the first team in NFL history to score touchdowns on their first seven drives of a playoff game, before kneeling down on the final possession of a...

Rudolph, Haskins eager to make bid for open Steelers' QB job

Jan. 19, 2022 14:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph understands the baggage he carries. Dwayne Haskins too. The next seven months give the two Pittsburgh Steelers quarterbacks a chance to shed the weight. For the first time in nearly a generation, the starting gig in the city they play for is up for...

'Joey Franchise' is toast of Cincinnati as Bengals advance

Jan. 19, 2022 01:43 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals won a playoff game for the first time in three decades in the wild-card round, however it was difficult to tell by looking at Joe Burrow sitting at the podium afterward behind rose-colored Cartier shades. “I mean it's exciting, but this was...

Titans lean on Tannehill's experience vs young Joe Burrow

Jan. 18, 2022 19:41 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill disputes the idea he ever lost his mojo as the Tennessee Titans quarterback. In a season where Tannehill was one of only three Titans on the offense to start every game during the regular season, the 10-year veteran led Tennessee to a 12-5...

Steelers' Tomlin: 'all options' on the table at QB in 2022

Jan. 18, 2022 14:35 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the first time in Mike Tomlin's long tenure as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, he enters the offseason unsure of who his starting quarterback will be in the fall. The only certainty is that it won't be Ben Roethlisberger, who has given every...

Browns DT McDowell arrested in Fla. in attack on officer

Jan. 18, 2022 14:04 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Malik McDowell, who was given a second chance by the team after serving jail time, was arrested Monday in Florida on charges of beating a police officer and public exposure. Police in Deerfield Beach, Florida, said they were...

Ravens re-sign CB Kevon Seymour for 2022 season

Jan. 17, 2022 19:11 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have re-signed cornerback Kevon Seymour for the 2022 season. The team announced the move Monday. Seymour played nine games this season and made his first two starts since the 2017 season as the Ravens secondary was...