AFC Power Rankings Week 14: Patriots drop to No. 3

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5. player. 55. <p>This is the type of explosion we expected out of the 2015 Steelers. Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant combined for a sterling stat line of 232 yards and three touchdowns on 12 receptions between them, and then of course there was Brown’s speedy, slicing punt return touchdown. That goal post was the only thing that halted Brown in his tracks last night.</p> <p>Big plays out of Brown and Bryant on offense as well as contribution from defenders like Brandon Boykin (who had an outstanding tip drill pick against the Colts) will help the Steelers in their upcoming two-game stretch. The Bengals and Broncos in back-to-back weeks will test the character of this team.</p> <p>After that, the Steelers can cruise a bit against middling divisional rivals Baltimore and Cleveland, so winning one of those two tough games should put the Broncos in good position to contend for the playoffs.</p>. AFC North. 7-5. Pittsburgh Steelers

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