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Vance McDonald predicts the Steelers’ offense will be “one of the best in the NFL”

The Pittsburgh Steelers tight end sees big things for the 2020 offense.

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In an interview with media before practice on Tuesday, Steelers tight end a Vance McDonald spoke extensively about the Steelers offense and what they can do in the upcoming season. As reported by ESPN’s Brooke Pryor, McDonald seas the Steelers’ offense as one in the top of the NFL for 2020.

Of course, the Steelers offense was one regarded as being in the top of the NFL just a few seasons ago. But after a 2019 season which only saw quarterback Ben Roethlisberger seeing action in six quarters before exiting for the season, the offense sputtered throughout the remaining 14 games.

But now Ben is back. And according to McDonald, Roethlisberger is hungrier than ever and his hunger has become infectious as reported by NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala.

Not only is Roethlisberger back, McDonald believes he is “all the way back” from his elbow surgery in September.

Of course, the return of Ben Roethlisberger is one thing to spark the offense. But McDonald also believes he is a part of another position group which will help put the Steelers offense over the top in 2020. McDonald also believes that newly acquired tight end Eric Ebron was the missing piece the offense needed and he’s looking forward to what he brings to the field according to Teresa Varley of Steelers.com and ESPN’s Brooke Pryor.

There is a lot for Steelers fans to be excited about when it comes to the team for the 2020 season. After the defense re-emerged as an elite group in 2019, there is much to be expected on that side of the ball. But between the return of Roethlisberger, the addition of Ebron, and the high praise cornerback Joe Haden gave of rookie wide receiver Chase Claypool, there is a great chance the Steelers offense could get back to elite status as well.

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