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NFL Power Rankings: Steelers plummet after third straight loss

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost three games in a row, and their spot in the weekly power rankings have plummeted throughout the losing streak.

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Steelers are streaking, but in the wrong direction. After getting off to a 4-1 start, the team has skid to a 4-4 record midway through the 2016 season. There are a lot of issues with this Pittsburgh team. Injuries, questionable coaching and downright poor play would make the top of most fans’ lists.

However, how do the Steelers rank not just in the AFC North, but the rest of the NFL? We take a look at some of the prominent websites who produce weekly Power Rankings as the NFL turns it’s sites on Week 10.

NFL.com

  1. New England Patriots

  2. Dallas Cowboys
  3. Kansas City Chiefs
  4. Atlanta Falcons
  5. Oakland Raiders
  6. Seattle Seahawks
  7. Denver Broncos
  8. Detroit Lions
  9. New York Giants
  10. Philadelphia Eagles

20. Pittsburgh Steelers
“All the talk about the heroic return of Ben Roethlisberger resulted in two first downs through the first three quarters and change versus the Ravens. Pittsburgh's offense looked awful. The special teams might have been worse, with a blocked punt and a ... and a ... a ... what do you call that thing Chris Boswell attempted? The behind-the-foot, no-look onside kick resulted in the football laying on the Baltimore turf like a dog turd. A turd with a yellow flag nearby. Next up: Dallas. That ought to be interesting. Try another one of those kicks. Maybe Boswell can teach Dan Bailey how to do it.”

ESPN

  1. New England Patriots

  2. Dallas Cowboys
  3. Oakland Raiders
  4. Seattle Seahawks
  5. Atlanta Falcons
  6. Kansas City Chiefs
  7. Denver Broncos
  8. Cincinnati Bengals
  9. Pittsburgh Steelers
  10. Minnesota Vikings

Steelers description:
“.250: QB Ben Roethlisberger is now 2-6 (.250) in his career in his first game back from an injury. The Week 9 loss to the Ravens dropped Pittsburgh to 4-4 this season..685: The good news is Roethlisberger has a .685 career winning percentage, excluding his first game back from injury, so the Steelers will have ample opportunity to get north of .500.”

CBS Sports

  1. New England Patriots

  2. Dallas Cowboys
  3. Kansas City Chiefs
  4. Atlanta Falcons
  5. Oakland Raiders
  6. Denver Broncos
  7. Seattle Seahawks
  8. Houston Texans
  9. New York Giants
  10. Detroit Lions

18. Pittsburgh Steelers
“Ben Roethlisberger didn't look right against the Ravens. Will he be right this week against the Cowboys?”

SB Nation

  1. New England Patriots

  2. Dallas Cowboys
  3. Atlanta Falcons
  4. Oakland Raiders
  5. Seattle Seahawks
  6. Kansas City Chiefs
  7. New York Giants
  8. Denver Broncos
  9. Washington Redskins
  10. Cincinnati Bengals
  11. Philadelphia Eagles
  12. Pittsburgh Steelers