AFC Power Rankings Week 16: Chiefs rise to No. 2

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player. 55. <p>The Steelers rank ahead of the Broncos and Bengals because they demonstrated they are the superior team in each of those games over the past two weeks. Give the Steelers credit for overcoming a 27-13 deficit and scoring 21 unanswered in the second half of Sunday’s thriller.</p> <p>Ben Roethlisberger utilized the best receiving corps in the NFL, hitting Antonio Brown 16 times for 189 yards and a pair of scores. Martavis Bryant and Markus Wheaton complemented Brown’s production by combining for 16 catches, 148 yards and a touchdown by way of Wheaton. That aerial attack in Pittsburgh is nasty.</p> <p>Should the divisional road trip to Baltimore and Cleveland to close out the regular season go as planned, the Steelers ought to find themselves in the playoffs. They hold crucial tiebreakers over Cincy and Denver, which could be all the difference in Week 17.</p>. AFC North. 9-5. Pittsburgh Steelers. 3

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