A new group of young, talented superstars-to-be have emerged in the AFC North and are poised to take the reins as the next generation of dominant players in the division.
The era that has seen the likes of Ray Lewis, Ben Roethlisberger, Ed Reed and Troy Polamalu as the elite players is coming to an end. Enter A.J. Green, Rey Maualuga, Torrey Smith and Joe Haden—among others.
Let's take a look at the next generation of studs in the best division in football—the AFC North.