During the offseason it is always enjoyable to try and predict what the 2015 season has in store for everyone's favorite team - the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Steelers' offense has as much potential as any unit in the NFL. With Antonio Brown coming off a record breaking season, Ben Roethlisberger setting both personal and franchise records and Le'Veon Bell re-writing the record books as well makes for one formidable unit heading into 2015.
The defense is where the question marks reside, but the team played above the line enough in 2014 to win the AFC North and make the postseason for the first time in 3 seasons. In the meantime, here's a fun game for all of us to play. I'm going to throw out a player / subject and a realistic number. You say in the comments whether you expect the player/subject to go over or under that number. Not complicated. Here we go.
Ben Roethlisberger: 5,000 yards passing
In 2014, Roethlisberger passed for 4,952 yards in the regular season. Is the franchise quarterback of putting up even bigger numbers in 2015 with Antonio Brown, Markus Wheaton, Le'Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant at his disposal? Can Roethlisberger continue to remain healthy? All those questions and more...
Martavis Bryant: 10 touchdowns
Bryant burst onto the scene in 2014 and was able to catch 8 touchdown passes in 10 games, but will he fall victim to the sophomore slump as teams will be able to prepare for him heading into games now?
Cameron Heyward / James Harrison / Jarvis Jones / Arthur Moats: 25 sacks
The Steelers have struggled to sack the quarterback the past 3 seasons, and they need Heyward, Harrison, Jones and Moats to lead the team by example and get to the quarterback, but can they eclipse 25 sacks as a group? Used to be a slam dunk bet, but anymore it isn't so certain.
Team interceptions: 8
Just as the Steelers defense has struggled to get to the quarterback, they have also struggled to take the ball away in the form on interceptions. can the get more than 8 INTs in 2015?
Simple enough. They won 11 in 2014, but can they eclipse 10 wins in back-to-back seasons?
Enjoy and leave your comments below.