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NFL Power Rankings: has Pittsburgh Steelers as top ranked team in AFC North recently released their NFL Power Rankings for the preseason. They have the Pittsburgh Steelers as the top ranked team in the AFC North, but take a look at where the Steelers fall in terms of the entire NFL.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports has released their preseason Power Rankings for all 32 NFL organizations, and to say there are some controversial selections might be an understatement; however, where the Pittsburgh Steelers fall in these ranking shouldn't come as a shock to anyone. has the Steelers, who finished 2014 with an 11-5 record and an AFC North division title, as the top ranked team in the division and 9th overall. See what had to say about the Steelers:

No. 9 - Pittsburgh Steelers

As with the Cardinals, slotting this team this high might make me a bit of a Positive Perry, even with running back Le'Veon Bell's two-game suspension knocking the Steelers down two spots for now. The good news: Bell is healthy, second-year pro Martavis Bryant should know what he's doing out there at receiver from Day 1 of camp and the secondary simply cannot be worse than it was last year. So there you go.

Very true words spoken about a team with several question marks across their roster, especially on the defensive side of the football. So, where did the rest of the AFC North finish? Take a look:

9 - Pittsburgh Steelers
10 - Cincinnati Bengals
13 - Baltimore Ravens
30 - Cleveland Browns

The AFC North is one thing, but are there 8 teams who can be deemed as better than the Steelers entering 2015? certainly thinks so, despite arguments from many Steelers fans. Take a look at the top 10:

1. Green Bay Packers
2. Seattle Seahawks
3. Indianapolis Colts
4. New England Patriots
5. Dallas Cowboys
6. Arizona Cardinals
7. Denver Broncos
8. Kansas City Chiefs
9. Pittsburgh Steelers
10. Cincinnati Bengals

These rankings will certainly be altered throughout the preseason, and as the 2015 season approaches injuries are bound to happen to several teams which will ultimately alter their upcoming season.