jimbeetle - 3:15 pm on Jul 15, 2013 (gmt 0)
The article beating me is just 250 words of text.
Again, you're focusing on rankings for some certain key phrases and not overall traffic that an article might be attracting. In fact, you never mention traffic.
Traffic is much more important than rankings.
Delve into your analytics and try to answer the couple of questions I posed above. You should get a more nuanced picture -- and better understanding -- of the situation.