What seemed improbable over a month ago, can become a reality for the Pittsburgh Steelers with a win on Sunday against the Detroit Lions.
On Thursday night, the first place Baltimore Ravens fell to the Miami Dolphins, dropping their record to 6-3. The Steelers at 5-3, are currently riding a 4-game winning streak and with a win, they can take possession of first place in the AFC North.
The Steelers started the 2021 season with a win over the Buffalo Bills, then collapsed with three straight losses to the Las Vegas Raiders, Cincinnati Bengals, and Green Bay Packers. The Bengals lost two of their last four games, dropping their record to 5-4. Meanwhile, the Cleveland Browns also sit have 5-4, as they are set to meet the New England Patriots on Sunday.