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5 Impact Steelers to watch in Week 3 vs. the Bears

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BTSC shines a light on five Steelers who can seize the day in Chicago.

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The Steelers are battling more than only the Chicago Bears this weekend. They’re waging war with the stigma of winning only once when visiting the Monsters of the Midway. They did win the conference and go to the Super Bowl in 1995 when they defeated Chicago in overtime at Soldier Field. Every player is important, but let's examine five who could come alive against John Fox's Bears.

No. 17 WR Eli Rogers

With Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant garnering all of the attention, Rogers has the ability to get free in the slot and do some damage. Plus, he's due to break free on a punt return.

No. 74 RT Chris Hubbard

Hubbard filled in last week at LT when Big Al was dropping twenty pounds due to illness. This week, Hubbard takes over on the right side for Marcus Gilbert to do battle with the likes of LOLB Willie Young. Hubbard has filled in ably before, but the team can't afford a drop off from the consistently solid play of Gilbert.

No. 28 S Sean Davis

Davis had eight tackles last week but struggled in coverage throughout the day. But Davis is omnipresent on the field and should shine against Chicago.

No. 92 OLB James Harrison

The Steelers we're taking an extended look at Anthony Chickillo after T.J. Watt's exit due to an injury. If the Minnesota game had tightened up, No. 92 would have gotten some action. But the game was never in question. Tomlin said the team will use Harrison when he's needed. Chickillo will see the majority of action, but Deebo will probably also see time this week against Pro Bowl LT Kyle Long.

No. 7 QB Ben Roethlisberger

Will "Road Ben" continue to struggle or will Roethlisberger make the Windy City feel like home? Ben's too good to play well only at Heinz Field. This can be his breakout week wearing white.