When they play a Brady or if they happen to get to the Super Bowl, say the Eagles’ Carson Wentz, they don’t stand a chance, as they’ve currently shown they can get burned by a guy like Jacoby Brisett of the Colts. If he can do it, what will Brady or Wentz do?
Do you trust the rush defense? I don’t. They currently sit at 12th in the league, allowing over 100 yards per game. Does that sound like one of the best teams in Steelers history? Even under Mike Tomlin? No, it sounds flawed to me.
But it doesn’t stop there. The offense is not running like a well-oiled machine. Yes, Le’Veon Bell leads the league in rushing and Antonio Brown leads the league in receiving, but where is Ben Roethlisberger? He currently sits at 24th in the league with an 83.8 passer rating. Guys like Brissett, Andy Dalton, Jameis Winston and even Jay Cutler sit in front of him! Jay Cutler?! C’mon!
That’s a HUGE problem, one that needs to rectify this Thursday, Nov. 16 against the Titans if this team wants to prove they belong. I have predicted all along that this team would win the Super Bowl and they do have a record that would indicate they are in the mix, but any of us that have watched them play must have doubts creeping into our heads at this point…
They have yet to explode on offense. They have yet to display vintage Ben. They have yet to play a complete game on all sides of the ball nor have they really blown out an opponent that they should.
They have time to turn things around, odd to say about a 7-2 team, I know. But if they don’t fix their woes, anyone who has seen them play every week in 2017 can tell this team has one and done written all over them in the playoffs.
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