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AFC North Free Agency Update: Pre-Draft Edition

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The AFC North was the most competitive division in the NFL in 2014, see what teams gained, and lost, via free agency leading up to the NFL Draft April 30th.

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The AFC North is always up for grabs as it is the most competitive division in the NFL, as it was in 2014. At one point, all 4 teams were at least two games above .500, something which had never been done before at such a point in the season before in NFL history.

As fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns start to look ahead to the 2015 NFL Draft on April 30th, it is time to update the free agent acquisitions and departures from every team in the division before new talent is added to roster via the draft.

Baltimore Ravens

Re-Signed Players:
DT Chris Canty
RB Justin Forsett

Departures:
OLB Pernell McPhee
TE Owen Daniels
WR Jacoby Jones
WR Torrey Smith
RB Bernard Pierce
DT Haloti Ngata
OL Gino Gradkowski

Free Agent Signings:
S Kendrick Lewis
QB Matt Shaub

Cincinnati Bengals

Re-Signed Players:
G Clint Boling
DT Devon Still
K Mike Nuget
ILB Rey Maualuga
RB Cedric Peerman
WR Brandon Tate

Departures:
S Taylor Mays
CB Terence Newman

Free Agent Signings:
CB Brandon Ghee
LB A.J. Hawk
DE Michael Johnson
DT Pat Sims
WR Denarius Moore

Cleveland Browns

Re-Signed Players:
P Spencer Lanning
NT John Hughes
RB Shaun Draughn
WR Marlon Moore
OG Ryan Seymour

Departures:
QB Brian Hoyer
TE Jordan Cameron
OLB Jabaal Sheard
CB Buster Skrine
DT Ahtyba Rubin

Free Agent Signings:
QB Josh McCown
WR Dwayne Bowe
WR Brian Hartline
DT Randy Starks
CB Tramon Williams
TE Rob Housler

Pittsburgh Steelers

Re-Signed Players:
WR Darrius Heyward Bey
TE Matt Spaeth
OLB James Harrison
DE Clifton Geathers

Departures:
CB Brice McCain
S Troy Polamalu
DE Brett Keisel
CB Ike Taylor 
OLB Jason Worilds
WR Lance Moore

Free Agent Signings:
RB DeAngelo Williams