Steelers' Terrible Towel to Be Made in Pittsburgh and More AFC North News

Andrea Hangst@FBALL_AndreaFeatured Columnist IVFebruary 19, 2013

Though The Terrible Towel has been an iconic part of the Pittsburgh Steelers' fan experience for decades, it wasn't a locally-made product. But now, the towel will be manufactured in Pittsburgh, reports Teresa Varley of

Little Earth Productions, based in Pittsburgh, takes over the fabrication and distribution of The Terrible Towel, which has been a Steelers staple since it was introduced by broadcaster Myron Cope in 1975.

Until now, the towel had been made near Green Bay, Wis.; the Steelers' last Super Bowl opponent was the Green Bay Packers. Clearly, that wasn't going to work for long.


Baltimore Ravens

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun takes a look at how the Baltimore Ravens have historically used the franchise tag in anticipation of the team potentially using it on quarterback Joe Flacco in the coming days or weeks.

Bleacher Report's Mike Fast breaks down the top 10 draft picks in Ravens history.


Cincinnati Bengals

Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer takes a closer look at the state of the Cincinnati Bengals linebackers.

Chris Roling of Bleacher Report says that the Bengals should not draft linebacker Alec Ogletree because of his recent DUI arrest.


Cleveland Browns

Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that NFL draft expert Mike Mayock thinks the Cleveland Browns will take Jarvis Jones with their sixth-overall pick, as long as his health isn't an issue.

Bleacher Report's Andy McNamara takes a look at what the Browns may decide to do with the franchise tag this year.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review says that linebacker Manti Te'o might just be the best bet for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the draft.

Bleacher Report's Chris G. says that the Steelers need to change how they handle free agency and focus on youth rather than established veterans.