CBS Sports’ Week 9 NFL Power Rankings have the Steelers at No. 3, behind the Packers and 49ers, after Pittsburgh’s defeat of the New England Patriots.
Old and slow? They didn’t look like it against the Patriots. Love the way they have become a passing team. Here come the Ravens.
The Ravens, meanwhile, are at No. 5 after their narrow victory over the Cadrinals, while the Patriots drop to No. 7.
The Bengals, meanwhile, move up to No. 12, but CBS notes that Cincinnati still has two games each against the Steelers and Ravens. We have yet to see how real that 5-2 record is, particularly given that four of their wins have come against the Colts, Seahawks, Browns and Jaguars. The Browns drop to No. 24 after losing to San Francisco.