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Steelers News: What will the Steelers offense look like this week?

Time to check on the latest news surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are moving into Week 6 of the NFL regular season, and as the team prepares for the Los Angeles Chargers we continue to provide you with features, commentary and opinions to tide you over until the next game starts!

Today in the black-and-gold links article we take a look at how the Steelers offense, which seems to change every time they step on the field, will look as the team heads into Week 6.

Let’s get to the news:

  • Randy Fichtner hasn’t had an easy job throughout 2019, finding ways to move the ball with three different quarterbacks. Makes you wonder what the offense will look like in Week 6.

Kevin Gorman: Ready to see if Steelers OC Randy Fichtner will allow Duck to let it fly

By: Kevin Gorman, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Randy Fichtner was probably thankful he was wearing a Pittsburgh Steelers baseball cap and pair of sunglasses to cover his eyes as he processed a loaded question:

What would your reaction have been if you would have known in training camp that your fourth quarterback would be starting in Week 6?

The Steelers offensive coordinator paused, pursed his lips and gave the most honest answer you could have ever imagined.

“Well, I don’t know,” Fichtner said. “I never would have thought anything of that nature.”

Join the club, Coach Randy.

That the Steelers are one step closer to starting Devlin Hodges against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday is as much a shocker to their play-caller as anyone.

That an undrafted free agent rookie from Samford is ahead of a former first-round draft pick in Paxton Lynch tells you everything you need to know about the NFL this season.

To read the full article, click HERE (Free)

  • Will the Chargers offense feast on the Steelers defense for the second straight year?

Fantasy sports podcast: These Chargers may feast on Steelers again

By: Tim Benz, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

It’s our weekly fantasy sports podcast with Jeff Erickson of RotoWire.

This week, I vent about my recent lack of big-time production from Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins.

I’m probably not alone there.

Speaking of Houston’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs, we have a prediction about someone besides Hopkins who may really pop in that contest. Find out who it is.

Top of mind for fans in Pittsburgh — and fantasy football owners everywhere — is whether Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen is going to explode against the Steelers as he did last year at Heinz Field. The Steelers seem to think they are better equipped to handle him. We’ll get into whether that’s true.

To read the full article, click HERE (Free)

  • The 2017 running back class is dominating the NFL. Will James Conner start to follow suit?

The 2017 running back class has taken over the league

By: Mike Florio, ProFootballTalk

Five weeks in to the 2019 season, one thing is clear: The running backs who entered the league in 2017 have taken over.

As to rushing yardage, four of the top five leaders entered the league in 2017. And the list of quality running backs is so long that it’s difficult to list them all without leaving someone out.

Thursday’s PFT Live included a draft of the best running backs who entered the league in 2017. We went four rounds and could have gone six or seven. Check out the results in the attached video.

And check out this list from which we had to choose, based on draft order: Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey, Dalvin Cook, Joe Mixon, Alvin Kamara, Kareem Hunt, James Conner, Tarik Cohen, Wayne Gallman, Marlon Mack, Aaron Jones, Chris Carson. Undrafted that year were Matt Breida, Austin Ekeler, and Corey Clement.

To read the full article, click HERE (Free)

  • 1-on-1 with Stephon Tuitt

  • James Conner and Benny Snell Jr. Media Availability

  • Social Media Madness