Going into the regular season, the Steelers were eighth in the NFL power rankings on SB Nation. After their frustrating defeat to the Patriots, marked by ineptitude in the secondary and a poor performance by special teams, they have fallen to No. 12.
They weren't the only team who fell in the standings, in fact, take a look at where the rest of the AFC North is listed in the latest Power Rankings.
AFC North Standings
12. Pittsburgh Steelers
13. Baltimore Ravens
29. Cleveland Browns
The Cincinnati Bengals were the only team in the AFC North to win in Week 1, managing an easy victory over the Oakland Raiders. They jumped up in the standings from 13 to 11. The Ravens suffered a loss to the Denver Broncos, which knocked them down in the rankings to No. 13. Going into the regular season, they were ranked ahead of the Steelers at No. 7. Finally, the Cleveland Browns suffered defeat at the hands of the New York Jets. They fell to No. 29 from No. 27 in the preseason.