This week's AFC North Roundup includes the reduction in the suspension handed down to Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis' Super Bowl goals and the return of three former Ravens to serve as scouting interns during camp.
July 29, 2015
The New England Patriots secondary is a work in progress. Some might call it a list of walking wounded. Choose your own description, but realize one thing; the team is looking to put healthy bodies into the mix who can actually help. After Duane Starks was placed on the reserve / injured list, the search was on for someone willing to step in and fill his shoes. That someone may be yet another rookie, or it could even be an experienced veteran from the offense.
November 12, 2005
The Patriots defense has been nothing short of disappointing the first half of 2005. Free agents Monty Beisel, Chad Brown and Duane Starks were all supposed to play a big part on the team's defense, yet each has lost their starting roles. The last man to fall from grace is Duane Starks who has been unable to overcome nagging injuries to be the playmaker New England needs in the secondary. Thursday the team put Starks on IR, making him the latest scapegoat for the team's poor play.
November 11, 2005