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NFL Week 2: Steelers at Bengals
Things are looking down for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who shockingly lost their home opener 16-9 to the Tennessee Titans -- and lost Maurkice Pouncey (knee) and Larry Foote (biceps) to season-ending injuries. The Cincinnati Bengals aren't feeling so hot, either, after they lost on the road to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Are we already in must-win territory on Monday night?
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AFC North Preview -- 2013
The Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl ... then promptly let a number of players leave, many on the defensive side. Will this open things up for the longtime division stalwart Pittsburgh Steelers or the upstart Cincinnati Bengals?
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In 2012, J.J. Watt nearly unanimously won NFL defensive player of the year, thanks to video-game-on-easy numbers (and, as a result, the success of his Houston Texans). Is the 24-year-old already the best defensive lineman in football? Or will the rest of the pack catch up in 2013? Click on the images below to set your rankings!
NFL DLs in 2013
2012: 45 tackles, 12 sacks, FF
2012: 53 tackles, 12.5 sacks, 4 FF
2012: 54 tackles, 11.0 sacks, 6 FF
2012: 33 tackles, 11.5 sacks
2012: 51 tackles, 5 sacks
2012: 39 tackles, 11.5 sacks, FF
2012: 66 tackles, 6.5 sacks, FF
2012: 26 tackles
2012: 66 tackles, 3 sacks
2012: 35 tackles, 8 sacks
2012: 81 tackles, 20.5 sacks, 4 FF
2012: 53 tackles, 15 sacks, 3 FF
2012: 56 tackles, 11.5 sacks, 5 FF
2012: 48 tackles, 3.0 sacks, 2 FF
2012: 30 tackles, 2.0 sacks
2012: 46 tackles, 10.5 sacks, 2 FF
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