Rashard Mendenhall Potentially Playing Sunday and More AFC North News

Andrea HangstFeatured Columnist IVSeptember 13, 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall was a full participant in Wednesday's practices and may play Sunday against the New York Jets, according to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com.

If so, the Steelers will likely take a committee approach with the position, with Mendenhall, Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer splitting time. 


Baltimore Ravens

Apparently, the Baltimore Ravens offensive line isn't set in stone. According to Matt Vensel of the Carroll County Times, the team will try out a number of different combinations on the line this year.

Though the Ravens blew out the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 1, it wasn't a flawless performance. Bleacher Report's Kyle Casey breaks down the negatives from that game.


Cincinnati Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap and running back Bernard Scott returned to practice on Wednesday. According to Joe Reedy and Shannon Russell of the Cincinnati Enquirer, both could play on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

Jessica Isner of Bleacher Report gives you the full breakdown of the Bengals' Week 2 home matchup against the Browns.


Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden apologized to his teammates on Sunday about his then-pending suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substances policy, according to Tom Reed of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

The Browns—or at least quarterback Brandon Weeden—shouldn't be as bad in Week 2 as in Week 1. George Anderson of Bleacher Report gives us four things we can expect out of the team in this week's contest against the Bengals.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette discusses some of the more interesting matchups the Pittsburgh Steelers will face when the New York Jets come to town on Sunday.

Bleacher Report's Mike Batista gives us a position-by-position breakdown of what we can expect to see from the Steelers this Sunday.