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NFL Power Rankings: Steelers climb in the rankings following Week 13 victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers got the job done in Week 13 against the Indianapolis Colts, and were rewarded in the weekly Power Rankings by a rise in the Top 10.

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Despite their Week 12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Pittsburgh Steelers remained a top 10 team in the SB Nation Power Rankings. After they dismantled the Indianapolis Colts in Week 13, they climbed in the rankings, but not by much. Going into the prime time game against Matt Hasselbeck and company the Steelers were ranked 9th in the NFL, after the win they start Week 14 in the 8th position.

See what was said about the Steelers in the latest SB Nation Power Rankings:

Meanwhile, the Steelers blew out the Colts on Sunday Night Football to improve to 7-5 as well, positioned in the AFC for a Wild Card run. Pittsburgh is one of those teams that no one is going to want to face once the playoffs roll around -- they can throw the ball better than just about anyone in the league and DeAngelo Williams has been more than an adequate replacement for Le'Veon Bell this year.

The Steelers, in the 8th spot, are the second best team in the division behind the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati, 10-2, was ranked 3rd while the rest of the AFC North didn't do so well. The Baltimore Ravens are currently ranked 29th with a 4-8 record, and the Cleveland Browns are bringing up the rear in the 32nd position and a 2-10 record.

There has been some movement in the rankings as Denver stumbled and picked themselves up with Brock Osweiler, Kansas City keeps winning and New England lost back-to-back games for the first time since 2012. Take a look at the latest Top 10 and let the debating begin.

Week 13 Top 10:

1. Carolina Panthers
2. Denver Broncos
3. Cincinnati Bengals
4. Arizona Cardinals
5. New England Patriots
6. Kansas City Chiefs
7. Seattle Seahawks
8. Pittsburgh Steelers
9. New York Jets
10. Green Bay Packers