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AFC North Recap: Week 5 could see the Steelers take a huge leap in the division

The Pittsburgh Steelers could be in first place after Week 5 if things go their way.

NFL: Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The fourth 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...

Cleveland Browns - 40
Baltimore Ravens - 25

This was an interesting game to watch. Both teams had their moments, but when the dust settled the unit which looked the worst was the Baltimore defense. The Ravens were gashed in the run game by Nick Chubb, and lacked the pop they usually carry into a game, especially a divisional game. Baker Mayfield and the Browns looked great in their divisional road win, and re-inserted themselves into the topic of best in the AFC North.

Pittsburgh Steelers - 27
Cincinnati Bengals - 3

If not for a Diontae Johnson fumble early in the first quarter, the Steelers could have shut out the Bengals. The Pittsburgh defense stole the show with 8 sacks and 12 quarterback hits, also forcing two turnovers in the process. The Pittsburgh offense is still searching for the missing piece of the puzzle, but they look like they are closer to finding it now than they were in Week 3.

AFC North Standings

Cleveland Browns - 2-2
Baltimore Ravens - 2-2
Pittsburgh Steelers - 1-3
Cincinnati Bengals - 0-4

Week 5 AFC North Schedule:

Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers — 1 p.m. ET
Arizona Cardinals at Cincinnati Bengals — 1 p.m. ET
Cleveland Browns at San Francisco 49ers — Monday Night Football