AFC North Week 1 Review: Baltimore Ravens Impress
AFC North Wrap Up: Ravens Impress, so do division rivals
If it wasn’t for the little brother of the division, the AFC North would be perfect. During week one, three teams in the AFC North won, and the little brother is the Cleveland Browns. The Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals both won closely contested games while the Pittsburgh Steelers dominated the Washington Redskins on Monday night.
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Cleveland fans just watch replays of the Cavaliers winning the NBA Finals. Unfortunately for them, it looks like a long season for the Browns. Any hope of Robert Griffin III turning around his career in the ugliest uniforms in the NFL came crashing down after the Browns placed the former rookie of the year on injured reserve.
The three teams with a legitimate shot for the post season looked good against their respected adversaries. While the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals did not control the game the same way as the Steelers, they arguably played better teams than the Redskins. I’m pushing for a new term for interception, “throwing a Cousins.”
After week one, we learned a few things about the most physically daunting division in the NFL. Week 2 features all division matchups, Baltimore at Cleveland and Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. It’s early in the season, but this shape of this division begins to take hold.
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