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AFC North stakes claim as NFL's best division
AFC North stakes claim as NFL's best division

Midway through the season, the AFC North can make a strong argument that it has quietly emerged as the top division in the NFL. The AFC North is the only division in the league in which every team owns a winning record. Because of their competitiveness through eight games, all four teams have a shot to win the division title in what shapes up as a tight race in the second half of the season. Having swept the Ravens (5-3), the Cincinnati Bengals (4-2-1) hold the edge entering Sunday's games, ahead of the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) and the Cleveland Browns (4-3). Each team has been strong at home with the Bengals (3-0-1) owning the best mark ahead of the Ravens, Steelers and...

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