The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for the best offense in franchise history. Could QB Ben Roethlisberger have a career year which has him winning the NFL Offensive Player of the Year award?
2015 Steelers Season Scenarios
There might not be a more polarizing player on the Steelers roster than Jarvis Jones. The former first round draft pick hasn't had much time to prove himself, but can he stay healthy and provide 8 sacks in 2015?
Antonio Brown took a punt return back for a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals in 2014, but can he take two returns back for a touchdown in 2015?
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a good problem to have at their nose tackle position. Veteran Steve McLendon has proven what he can do, but second year player Daniel McCullers has shown flashes too. In 2015, could the tandem see split time?
All signs are pointing to the Pittsburgh Steelers having a lethal offense in 2015, and a large part of such speculation is surrounding Martavis Bryant's second season. What if his second season is a sophomore slump?
Steelers tight end Heath Miller is largely regarded as being in the decline, based on the eye test, but statistics and the offensive weapons available this year could mean a career year for the well-rounded , and experienced, player.
In 2014 the Pittsburgh Steelers had 11 interceptions, and 4 of them were the 'pick-six' variety. Why the team could duplicate that success in 2015.
The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has struggled to get to the quarterback in recent years. Could James Harrison lead the team in sacks in 2015, and what would that mean for the team's overall pass rush?
Dri Archer was a stand out kick returner while at Kent State, but struggled in his rookie season with those duties. This scenario has Archer finally cashing in on his first return TD of his career.
With Troy Polamalu gone, the job is Shamarko Thomas' to win, or lose. This scenario sees Thomas not only win the starting job, but start all 16 games for the Steelers.
Extra points are easy, but new rules could change that for a lot of teams. In this scenario, we look at Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham missing a few early, leading the team to re-examine whether it's riskier to go for one, or for two.