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AP Power Rankings: Pats, Steelers tied for top spot

Despite missing key players, the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers are off to fast starts so far this season.

The Patriots are 2-0 while playing without Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. And the Steelers have the same record even without running back Le'Veon Bell, who is suspended for the first three games of the season.

Pittsburgh and New England have something else in common: They also share the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll released on Tuesday.

The Patriots received five first-place votes and the Steelers earned three and both have 368 points from balloting by media members who regularly cover the NFL. Each of the traditional powers also faces another...

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