AFC North Notes: Bengals Browns, Steelers


  • Pro Football Talk reports that the Bengals have begun the process of releasing assistant coaches.
  • Elise Jesse reports that the Bengals have fired TEs coach Jonathan Hayes on Thursday.
  • According to Katherine Terrell, the Bengals will not be bringing back RBs coach Kyle Caskey.


  • Josina Anderson reports that the Browns and Cardinals have requested to interview Jets RBs coach Stump Mitchell.
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala reports that Browns GM John Dorsey has a “significant role” in choosing the assistant coaches on Freddie Kitchens‘ staff.
  • Kinkhabwala confirms that Kitchens reports to Dorsey directly, as opposed to owner Jimmy Haslam.


  • The Steelers tried out CFL OT Ryker Mathews on Thursday. (Howard Balzer)
  • Steelers owner Art Rooney II said Thursday that it’s “hard to envision“‘ WR Antonio Brown being back with the team in 2019. (NFLTR)

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