College basketball took center stage Thursday with the first day of the NCAA Tournament taking over TVs and computer monitors across the country.
The NFL may have taken a brief step to the side from the national spotlight, but the business didn’t stop. It never does.
Here are some of the headlines you might have missed while you were watching your bracket bust.
What we wrote
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AFC North headlines
Browns DE John Hughes: Dreams come alive with 4-year contract
Steelers in no hurry to re-sign Harrison ... but they might
Former Brown Ahtyba Rubin agrees to terms on 1-year deal with Seahawks
After DUI arrest, Bernard Pierce signs with Jaguars
Bengals bring back CB Brandon Ghee
Releasing Bernard Pierce doesn't alter Ravens' plans
Bengals re-sign Devon Still
Around the NFL
TE Charles Clay headed to Bills after Dolphins back off
Seahawks still the Super Bowl betting favorite
QB Nick Foles had no advance notice he was on the trading block
Patrick Willis says there's no chance he'll return to the NFL
Mel Kiper Jr. re-drafts the 2009 class
Agent: Vikings won't cut RB Adrian Peterson
Falcons sign TE Jacob Tamme
5 common sense NFL rule changes