Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Dan Pompei of Chicago Tribune:
DAN POMPEI (Chicago Tribune)
NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Pittsburgh Steelers by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
PITTSBURGH STEELERS (16)
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers spent all fall claiming the chatter generated by various off-the-field issues was only so much background noise.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Mike Tannenbaum pulled out a letter as he stood in front of the New York Jets players for one last time.