Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/27/12
Hello, everyone, welcome to another edition of AFC North Beat.This week the Ravens host the Browns, the Bengals travel to Jacksonville to face the Jaguars, and the Steelers are at Idle.With so much at stake for all teams involved, let’s get down to the five things to look for heading into this weekend:1)     Baltimore tries to avoid a letdown against divisional rival Cleveland only four days after an emotional win against the Patriots.The spectacular play of second year wide receiver Torrey Smith on Sunday night is still being lauded as a heroic effort in light of the fact that his younger brother had passed away less than 24 hours earlier.The win against the Patriots also seemed to reaffirm the Ravens' position as a contender in the AFC.  Joe Flacco’s 382 yard passing night and 3 passing TDs was the second consecutive stellar performance for the Baltimore signal-caller against New England.Yet, despite the emotional high the Ravens are on right now, they know they cannot afford to o...
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