Hue Jackson to Remain on the Bengals' Coaching Staff and More AFC North News

Andrea HangstFeatured Columnist IVFebruary 6, 2013

The Cincinnati Bengals announced on Wednesday that they will be retaining the services of Hue Jackson on their coaching staff, according to FOX 19 in Cincinnati. In 2012, Jackson served as defensive backs and special teams assistant; in 2013, he will be head coach Marvin Lewis' special assistant as well as running backs coach.

Jackson, the one-time head coach of the Oakland Raiders, takes over the running backs coaching job vacated by Jim Anderson, who retired after 29 years with the team.

 

Baltimore Ravens

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that Baltimore Ravens backup quarterback Dennis Dixon may be headed to the Philadelphia Eagles, where his coach from college at Oregon, Chip Kelly, is the head coach.

Bleacher Report's Gary Davenport takes a look at potential landing spots for impending free agent Ravens safety Ed Reed.

 

Cincinnati Bengals

Hue Jackson isn't the only coaching move the Bengals made this week. Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the Cincinnati Bengals have hired Adam Zimmer, son of defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, to be a defensive backs assistant.

Andrew Dunn of Bleacher Report breaks down the areas where Bengals players Adam Jones, Jermaine Gresham and Andy Dalton need the most improvement.

 

Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns made their first major roster move of the offseason, releasing defensive end Frostee Rucker on Tuesday, reports Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Andy McNamara of Bleacher Report details the Browns' biggest offseason priorities.

 

Pittsburgh Steelers

Dave Bryan of SteelersDepot.com breaks down everything you need to know about the Steelers salary cap and contract situation.

Bleacher Report's Joseph Bruno predicts what we can expect to see out of the Steelers' 2012 rookie class in 2013.