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Uffsides: 2013 AFC North preview

Matt Ufford and Nick Stevens break down the AFC North, making their predictions for the expected win totals of the Super Bowl champion Ravens, Bengals, Browns and Steelers.

Matt Ufford and Nick Stevens envision a shakeup forming in the AFC North, where the Cincinnati Bengals could be poised to overtake the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. While the Ravens should beat their over/under of 8.5 wins, replacing Ray Lewis and Ed Reed will make repeating as champs a tall order. The Bengals, however, could end up in the double-digit win column and are Matt's pick to take the division crown.

Nick is picking the Steelers, on the other hand, and sees them as a lock to surpass 9.5 wins. Linebacker Jarvis Jones has superstar potential and should fill the void left by hard-hitting-yet-insane James Harrison on one of the league's best defenses. That, and the removal of the fumble-prone Rashard Mendenhall, could be enough to push Pittsburgh over the top. While the Browns rebuilding project is a good story, don't hold your breath waiting for them to break the six-win mark.

The full AFC preview can be seen here.