Links to the Best in AFC North Coverage, 3/6 Edition

Andrea HangstFeatured Columnist IVMarch 6, 2012

Will the Browns lose LB Scott Fujita for part of the 2012 season thanks to BountyGate?
Will the Browns lose LB Scott Fujita for part of the 2012 season thanks to BountyGate?Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

Today's roundup of stories around the AFC North concern the Saints' so-called BountyGate and what it may mean for the Cleveland Browns, free agency updates and musings on what teams need to do to remain strong next season.

 

Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer says former New Orleans Saint and current Browns linebacker Scott Fujita may have been a part of his former team's bounty program and thus subject to league discipline.

Bleacher Report's Brian Stepanek gives a thorough examination, comparing Browns quarterback Colt McCoy's first 16 starts to other passers of note around the league to provide a little perspective on the RG3-to-Cleveland buzz.

The Carroll County Times' Aaron Wilson details yesterday's release of Baltimore Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth after failing his physical.

Ravens CB Domonique Foxworth failed his physical and found himself fired
Ravens CB Domonique Foxworth failed his physical and found himself firedJonathan Daniel/Getty Images

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette reports on the Steelers predictably choosing not to use the franchise tag on wide receiver Mike Wallace.

Nick Signorelli of Bleacher Report discusses who needs to step up as the Steelers' team leaders, considering so many designated captains were lost in all the recent roster cuts.

Bleacher Report columnist Cian Fahey sizes up the Cincinnati Bengals' receiving depth and gives a few suggestions on how to build behind A.J. Green.

Carlos Holmes of the Dayton Daily News reports that the Bengals could be targeting free agent Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Jeremy Mincey.