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A list of draft needs for each team in the AFC North division.

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Baltimore Ravens

Needs: CB, WR, TE

Jimmy Smith and Lardarius Webb have injury issues, but even if they are healthy, the Ravens currently don't have too much competent depth at cornerback. Also, the Ravens don't have a speedy receiver to take advantage of Joe Flacco's arm or another tight end to go along with Crockett Gillmore, seeing as Dennis Pitta's career could be over.

Also Areas To Consider: S, OL, DL

Matt Elam looks like a bust so it wouldn't be too much of a surprise here to see the Ravens take a safety, even with Will Hill and Kendrick Lewis on board. The Ravens might also choose to draft an offensive lineman for depth with the possibility of Kelechi Osemele or Marshal Yanda leaving when they become free agents. The Ravens might add more depth on the defensive line, especially after the departure of Haloti Ngata.

Cincinnati Bengals

Needs: OT, DT, ILB

The Bengals starting right tackle becomes a free agent after 2015 and even if he is retained, the Bengals might want to have an eventual replacement for Andrew Whitworth on hand. They could also use more guys on a defensive line that struggled against the run last season and considering how Vontaze Burfict, the only impressive Bengals linebacker has injury issues.

Also Areas To Consider: CB, WR, S, TE

Starting cornerbacks Leon Hall, Adam Jones,Dre Kirkpatrick will all be free agents after 2015 and so will starting safeties Reggie Nelson and George Iloka. The Bengals should draft a few guys in the secondary. Wide Receivers Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones also become free agents after 2015, so the Bengals might be interested in finding replacements for them. The Bengals might also want to look at tight end now that Jermaine Gresham is gone.

Cleveland Browns

Needs: QB, WR, TE, DL

The odds are more likely that Johnny Manziel will just be another name on the back of the revolving door of the Browns quarterback jersey than the guy who finally ends that trend. The Browns still need the franchise quarterback that the other AFC North teams have. They also need a young, reliable wide receiver and tight end as Jordan Cameron was signed away by the Dolphins. Also, they need help at defensive line since Jabaal Sheard and Ahtyba Rubin were signed away.

Also Areas To Consider: OLB, OL

The Browns have indicated that they would like to upgrade the right side of their offensive line. Outside linebacker could be an area the Browns address as Barkevious Mingo isn't playing up to his draft position.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Needs: OLB, CB, S

Ike Taylor is talking about retirement. The Steelers are hoping that Troy Polamalu retires so that they don't have to cut one of their best players. James Harrison can't play forever. Can he? The Steelers lack a No. 1 corner, a replacement for Polamalu, and Jarvis Jones and Ryan Shazier are both question marks. The Steelers could use a young corner, safety and outside linebacker.

Also Areas To Consider: RB, TE, DE

The Steelers could use a backup for Le'Veon Bell, as DeAngelo Williams has injury issues of his own and Dri Archer couldn't put his speed to use for the Steelers. Heath Miller is getting older, so the Steelers might do well to find a young tight end to eventually replace him. Some depth on the defensive line never hurt anyone.