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NFL Power Rankings 2017, Week 7: Steelers sky rocket back into Top 5 after beating the Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers won a huge game Sunday, and that is reflected in the latest NFL Power Rankings.

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NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Life is good for the Pittsburgh Steelers and their fan base heading into Week 6. After beating the lone unbeaten team, the Kansas City Chiefs, in their house, the team is riding high into Week 7.

After pulling off the upset, the Steelers have sky rocketed up the NFL Power Rankings as a result of their 4th win of the season. At 4-2, see where the team ranks among the main Power Rankings on the internet.

I realize Power Rankings don’t mean anything, but they are a great way to drum up discussion and debate among fans when it comes to the overall hierarchy in the National Football League.

Now, onto the rankings...

USA Today

1. Kansas City Chiefs
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Pittsburgh Steelers
“Stuff may have just gotten real with Pittsburgh ramping up snaps of ancient LB James Harrison, whose sack Sunday put Chiefs in loss column.”
4. Carolina Panthers
5. New England Patriots
6. Seattle Seahawks
7. Washington Redskins
8. Los Angeles Rams
9. Buffalo Bills
10. Atlanta Falcons

1. Kansas City Chiefs
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. Los Angeles Rams
4. Pittsburgh Steelers
“The Steelers' M.O. is to beat the premier teams in the business, then falter against the crappy ones. Man oh man, is this team herky-jerky. Yet, given the topsy-turvy NFL, where the majority of the underdogs prevailed over the weekend, Pittsburgh is both consistently inconsistent and emblematic of the league. Central to the prime effort given in Arrowhead was the game being taken off the shoulders of Ben Roethlisberger and placed firmly in the belly of Le'Veon Bell, who put up 191 yards on 35 touches.”
5. Carolina Panthers
6. New England Patriots
7. Washington Redskins
8. Seattle Seahawks
9. Minnesota Vikings
10. New Orleans Saints


1. Kansas City Chiefs
2. Philadelphia Eagles
3. New England Patriots
4. Pittsburgh Steelers
“The Steelers haven't been impressing the way some thought they would, but they're still 4-2 and play the Bengals, Lions and Colts over their next three games. After that stretch, which features two road games, the Steelers will play five of their last seven in Pittsburgh.”
5. Seattle Seahawks
6. Carolina Panthers
7. Atlanta Falcons
8. Denver Broncos
9. Los Angeles Rams
10. Washington Redskins