AFC North: Everything to know about this division

Aug 24, 2022

The NFL will start very soon and for the occasion, you will be able to discover more details about the different divisions throughout our articles.

Below, is your guide to understanding the AFC North.

What is the AFC North?

The AFC North (American Football Conference North) is the Northern division of the AFC, itself a division of the NFL (National Football League).

The NFL, the most popular football league in the world, is composed of several geographical divisions in order to limit travel time for games.

In 2022, the AFC is composed of four conferences:









All of these divisions contain four teams.

What teams make up this AFC North division?

The teams that are in this AFC North conference are the Bengals, Ravens, Steelers and Browns.

Check out the details of these franchises below…

Cincinnati Bengals

First Season: 1968

Team colour: Orange, Black and White

2021 Result: Conference Champion, Super Bowl LVI finalist.”

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Stadium: Paul Brown Stadium (Capacity: 65,535)

Key players: Joe Burrow (Quarterback), Ja’Marr Chase (Wide Receiver)

Cleveland BROWNS

First Season: 1946

Team colour: Black, Orange, and White

2021 Result: 3rd in Division

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Stadium: FirstEnergy Stadium (Capacity: 67,407)

Key players: Deshaun Watson (Quarterback), Amari Cooper (Wide Receiver), Myles Garrett (Defensive Line)

Baltimore RAVENS

First Season: 1996

Team colour: Blue, Black, Gold, and White

2021 Result: 4th in Division

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Stadium: M & T Bank Stadium (Capacity: 71,008)

Key players: Lamar Jackson (Quarterback), Ronnie Stanley (Left Tackle), Mark Andrews (Tight End)

Pittsburgh STEELERS

First Season: 1933

Team color: Black, Yellow, and White

2021 Result: 2nd in Division, eliminated in Wild Card Round

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Stadium: Acrisure Stadium (Capacity: 65,500)

Key players: Mitch Trubisky (Quarterback), Chase Claypool (Wide Receiver), T.J. Watt (Linebacker)