Steelers Now 7th Overall In Weekly AP NFL Power Rankings

Ready for another set of NFL power rankings? No? Ok, here we go.

The Associated Press has been putting out a weekly NFL power rankings for several years now and they are formulated based on the rankings of 12 national media voters of which two are former NFL head coaches in Tony Dungy and Herm Edwards. As the AP points out, their rankings are formulated by a simple points system based on how each voter ranks the 32 teams. For example, a team receives 32 points for each first place vote, 31 for second place and so on through to the 32nd team, which receives one point. The rankings are set by listing the teams’ point totals from highest to lowest.

As for the Pittsburgh Steelers this week, they are ranked 7th overall as they head into their Week 11 bye with a 6-4 record. That’s an improvement of three spots over last week.

In case you’re curious, below is where each of the voters had the Steelers ranked this week and none iof them had the Steelers ranked lower than 9th overall.

Jenny Vrentas 8
Tony Dungy 6
Charean Williams 6
Jeff Legwold 9
Jim Miller 9
Rick Gosselin 6
Bob Glauber 7
Ira Kaufman 8
John Czarnecki 6
Pat Kirwan 9
Herm Edwards 7
Alex Marvez 6

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