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AFC North Recap: With a huge road win, Steelers show signs of life in the division

With their backs against the wall the Steelers got a huge win. Now they can sit back and watch how the rest of the division does in Week 7.

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The sixth week of NFL football is behind us, and it was quite the week in the AFC North division. With that said, it is time to see how the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns all did in the week that was.

Time to take a look...

Baltimore Ravens - 23
Cincinnati Bengals - 17

This game shouldn’t have been that close, and the Bengals couldn’t do much with the turnovers and kickoff return they received. Plain and simple, the Bengals are a pretty bad team right now. The Ravens are sitting atop their division, but some really tough games await them.

Seattle Seahawks - 32
Cleveland Browns - 28

Baker Mayfield can complain about the officiating, but it isn’t like the Browns are the only ones who are having calls not go their way. Mayfield also leads the NFL in interceptions, but he isn’t talking about that in his post-game commentary. Unlike the Ravens, the Browns’ second half of the schedule gets pretty easy, so they are far from dead yet.

Pittsburgh Steelers - 24
Los Angeles Chargers - 17

This game wasn’t as close as the score might indicate. The Steelers’ defense was dominant, and they will need to be dominant if they want to revive their once dead season. 2-4 is hardly anything to brag about, but the bye week couldn’t have come at a better time for the beat up Steelers. Their resiliency will be tested, but like the Browns their schedule gets easier in the second half.

AFC North Standings

Baltimore Ravens - 4-2
Cleveland Browns - 2-4
Pittsburgh Steelers - 2-4
Cincinnati Bengals - 0-6

Week 7 AFC North Schedule:

Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals — 1 p.m. ET
Baltimore Ravens at Seattle Seahawks — 4:25 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns — BYE