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AFC North Recap Week 4: Steelers reclaim their spot at the top of the division

There has been some juggling in the AFC North. See who is rising, and falling, after Week 4 in the NFL.

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For the four teams who call the AFC North home, another week is officially in the books. After Week 4, it is time to do a quick recap of how the Steelers, Bengals, Ravens and Browns all did in their latest games, and update the standings heading into Week 5.

Cincinnati Bengals - 22
Miami Dolphins - 7

In case those hideous orange jerseys weren't ugly enough, the game itself might have topped that. Kudos to the Bengals for bouncing back off back-to-back losses and responding with a win on Thursday Night Football, but the Dolphins looked atrocious. Everyone in the stadium knew the ball was going to A.J. Green, and they made no adjustments to stop it. The biggest factor in this game was the Bengals' defense who harassed Ryan Tannehill early and often, holding them to one score on one big play in their first drive. After that? Goose egg.

Bengals next opponent: at the Dallas Cowboys

Oakland Raiders - 28
Baltimore Ravens - 27

The Ravens had every chance to win this game, and probably should have won the game. After trailing the entire contest, Baltimore took the lead with just over 2:00 left in the game, only to watch Derek Carr lead Oakland down the field and hit Michael Crabtree for the go-ahead touchdown. Tough, and rare, loss for the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium, but one thing is certain after the first quarter of the NFL season...the Ravens defense is good.

Ravens next opponent: vs. the Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins - 31
Cleveland Browns - 20

The Browns are in familiar territory as the only team in the NFL who hasn't won a game after 4 weeks of play. It shouldn't surprise anyone as Hue Jackson is technically coaching a team of 5th year Seniors out of college. Nonetheless, the Browns are playing inspired, tough football for Jackson. The true gauge of his coaching ability will be to have his team playing this way the final 12 games of the season, when they are playing only for pride.

Browns next opponent: vs. the New England Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers - 43
Kansas City Chiefs - 14

As tough as the Steelers' Week 3 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles was to stomach, this game was the total opposite. Pittsburgh controlled the game from the opening whistle, and never let up. The Chiefs had no answer for the Steelers, especially after two untimely turnovers in the first quarter led to a quick 15-0 lead. Yeah, the Steelers certainly righted the ship.

Steelers next opponent: vs. the New York Jets

AFC North Standings (Week 4)

Pittsburgh Steelers - 3-1
Baltimore Ravens - 3-1
Cincinnati Bengals - 2-2
Cleveland Browns - 0-4