The lull which is the post NFL Draft calendar means there is time to fill, and with football thirsty fans dying for anything to talk about, major media outlets turn their attention to things like Power Rankings to get them through this slow period until there is actual news to discuss and debate.
What used to be just an in-season ritual, weekly power rankings, has become an event for every major event on the NFL league calendar. There are future power rankings, pre and post free agency power rankings, and now come the post 2017 NFL Draft power rankings.
As silly as they may seem, these do create some good discussion and debate among fans who like to see their favorite team, in this case the Pittsburgh Steelers, near the top of the proverbial heap.
ESPN just released their post NFL Draft Power Rankings, and the Steelers have actually moved into the Top 5 following the team’s 7-rounds of selections just a few weeks ago in Philadelphia, PA.
Take a look at the latest rankings, and where the Steelers ended up when the dust settled.
1. New England Patriots
2. Atlanta Falcons
3. Green Bay Packers
4. Pittsburgh Steelers
“The Steelers' biggest offseason addition might be a guy they already had. If Martavis Bryant can stay off suspension, the offense gets even more dynamic and next offseason's Ben Roethlisberger retirement hints become a little bit easier to handle.”
5. Dallas Cowboys
6. Seattle Seahawks
7. Oakland Raiders
8. Kansas City Chiefs
9. New York Giants
10. Denver Broncos
So, the Steelers are 4th in these Power Rankings, do you agree or disagree? What about the rest of the Top 10? Should a team like Denver, who really doesn’t have a quarterback, be in the Top 10?
Let the debating begin...