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Around the AFC North: Post-Week 6 Notes

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Oct 18, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones (3) is lifted up by guard David DeCastro (66) after throwing an 88-yard touchdown pass against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half at Heinz Field. The Steelers won the game, 25-13. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

The AFC North is finally getting exciting. While the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns are essentially non-factors in the AFC, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals both look like they’ll have a good shot at making a Super Bowl run. Pittsburgh is somehow 4-2 despite losing its franchise quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, to an early injury. And Cincinnati, led by the league’s hottest quarterback, has an amazing 6-0 record. With Cincinnati heading into a bye week, the Week 8 matchup between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati looms as a game that could decide the AFC North champion.

With that, let’s look around the AFC North and dissect what happened this past weekend.

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