Carlos Dunlap Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week and More AFC North News

Andrea HangstFeatured Columnist IVDecember 5, 2012

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week, reports Darin Gantt of Pro Football Talk.

In his Week 13 performance against the San Diego Chargers, Dunlap put up two sacks on quarterback Philip Rivers, causing him to fumble both times. Dunlap recovered one of the fumbles. He also had four additional quarterback pressures and five tackles in the game. 


Baltimore Ravens

Matt Vensel of the Baltimore Sun breaks down Baltimore Ravens cornerback Corey Graham's interception of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch in Week 13.

Josh Zerkle and the Bleacher Report NFL crew debate whether or not the Ravens' upcoming matchup against the Washington Redskins is a must-win.


Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals made a few roster moves on Tuesday, reports Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer. The team put rookie wide receiver Mohamed Sanu on injured reserve, moved running back Dan Herron onto the active roster from the practice squad and brought on wide receiver Vidal Hazelton to replace him on the scout team.

Bleacher Report's Chris Roling takes a closer look at Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis' last three games, in which he broke 100 rushing yards each time.


Cleveland Browns

There are rumors swirling that the Cleveland Browns may replace Tom Heckert with Mike Lombardi as their general manager. Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer does not think this is a good idea.

Jonathan Munshaw of Bleacher Report is against change in Cleveland as well, stating his case for why current head coach Pat Shurmur should retain his job after this season.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin's comments that Ben Roethlisberger will only play on Sunday if he's healthy and that Charlie Batch is their starting quarterback presently.

Bleacher Report's Chris G. takes a look at what it means for the Steelers now that they have demoted wide receiver Mike Wallace to co-starter.