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2019 NFL Power Rankings: Steelers plummet out of the Top 10 after a rocky offseason

After free agency, the Steelers are on the outside looking in at the Top 10 in the latest Power Rankings.

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The NFL Free Agency period isn’t over, but the majority of the big name players who were looking for a new home have found their new football residence as the 2019 offseason continues on a crash course with the 2019 NFL Draft at the end of April.

With free agency in its final stages, several media sources like to post Power Rankings after the latest segment of the offseason, and for the Pittsburgh Steelers these rankings certainly aren’t very pretty.

Before the 2018 season the Steelers were considered to be a Top 10 team, if not a Top 5 team. But times have changed. Gone are Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell, and everyone from Art Rooney II, Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin are being questioned from top to bottom.

My how things have changed.

The loyal Steelers fan base is hopeful the team can still succeed with Ben Roethlisberger at quarterback, and addition by subtraction when talking about Brown and Bell. Either way, the Steelers have their work cut out for them in 2019. No one believes in them, while everyone is on the Browns’ bandwagon, so you could say they are playing with house money. But can they cash in? That has yet to be determined...

I realize Power Rankings mean absolutely nothing, but they are also a very good way to create discussion about who is going to be the best of the best in 2019. With no further ado...

Check out the Post Free Agency Power Rankings via ESPN:

1. New Orleans Saints
2. Los Angeles Rams
3. New England Patriots
4. Kansas City Chiefs
5. Los Angeles Rams
6. Chicago Bears
7. Indianapolis Colts
8. Philadelphia Eagles
9. Cleveland Browns
10. Dallas Cowboys
16. Pittsburgh Steelers
Three-words-or-less description: Bye Killer B’s. One of the league’s most feared offensive trios disbands without a Super Bowl appearance to show for all those yards. Le’Veon Bell turned his yearlong holdout into a new contract with the New York Jets, Antonio Brown forced his way to the Oakland Raiders via trade, and Ben Roethlisberger is the last one stinging in Pittsburgh. The Steelers will gladly welcome less drama and can quietly replenish the roster via free agency and the draft. The Bell and Brown sagas were exhausting for the entire locker room.”