AFC North Odds & Betting Picks
To see the Pittsburgh Steelers as the third choice with the Sportsbooks in their own division is quite something. Clearly the belief in Big Ben has dissipated somewhat with Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns being considered as the top contender to Lamar Jackson and his Baltimore Ravens.
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Defending Champion: Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4)
Off season news:
The return of Steelers' QB Ben Roethlisberger is probably the top story in the AFC North this off-season. There was some speculation that the 39-year-old was going to call it a day but he's back for at least one more tilt at the Super Bowl. Bud Dupree has left for a big money and JuJu Smith-Schuster is hanging around on the market. This could well be the year that Pittsburgh drop below double-digit wins.
In Baltimore, they have an offensive style that works for them. No big signings have come in and Matthew Judon and Yannick Ngakoue have both left on the defensive side of the ball but they are still a very good team.
Safety John Johnson III is the big Free Agent signing in Cleveland. He's an absolute playmaker in the secondary and if they can find a player to compliment Myles Garrett on the D-Line then watch out. The offensive talent is already in place to field a very good team in the fall.
As for the Cincinnati Bengals, Joe Burrow heads into his second season will no new talent at the skills positions through the early days of Free Agency. On the defensive side of the ball, however, they have signed Trey Hendrickson to help out a D-Line that recorded the fewest sacks last season.