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…
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)
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)
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)
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)