NFL Preseason 2011: 10 Big Storylines in the AFC North

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NFL Preseason 2011: 10 Big Storylines in the AFC North
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So what can we tell from the NFL preseason so far?

Okay, let's not get ahead of ourselves; preseason is, well, preseason.

Although ever year fans get excited about their teams winning meaningless games, that doesn't mean that watching them is completely useless. Actually, the games can be a solid barometer of how different pieces of the team will play during the regular season.

If over four preseason games a team can't move the ball at all, especially on the snaps when starters are in, expect a slow start to the season.

And likewise, if a team is giving up 100 points a game, good luck stopping anything.

Here are some storylines out of the AFC North that will carry into the regular season.

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