Everything you need to know about the 2021 Pittsburgh Steelers: reinforcements, schedule and most important players


The end of the road for the historic Ben Roethlisberger, plus fresh input from TJ Watt and JuJu Smith-Schuster, are the main components of the 2021 Pittsburgh Steelers X-ray.

Ben Roethlisberger, quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers (Photo: Getty Images)


Ben Roethlisberger, quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers (Photo: Getty Images)

After a 2020 season with an unforgettable start, reaching a unbeaten record of 12 consecutive games won, but with a stumble in the Postseason that threw everything away, 2021 appears for Pittsburgh steelers as the last chance for, led by the veteran Ben roethlisberger, re-master the National Football League (NFL).

Being one of the most winning teams in the League, with six Super Bowls won, and eight American Conference titles, this year they will seek to end a decade-long drought without winning the highest award or reaching the grand finale, a difficult but not impossible mission for the Pennsylvania franchise.

To go in search of a return to the foreground, the Steelers decided, on the part of their owner Art looney iii, reinforce the depth of the defensive zone, in addition to renewing the bond of important players, especially in offense, such as JuJu Smith-Schuster.

Pittsburgh Steelers Most Valuable Player (MVP)

TJ Watt, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker (Getty)

While everyone might think that Big ben is the best player of the steelers, the truth is that the top star is on the defensive and is called Tj watt, chosen as the most outstanding for the second year in a row, competes to be the Defender of the Year, based on its improvement in terms of rush, game reading, coverage and at the time of stopping a race.

Steelers offensive star 2021

JuJu Smith-Schuster, receiver for Pittsburgh Steelers (Getty)

After a 2020 where he became controversial for his visitor celebrations, the receiver has more than earned the right to be the most decisive and important player in the Steelers offense, above and far from Roethlisberger, and above all he made an effort for the team, by lowering his salary to continue. In 2020, he caught 97 passes for 831 yards, for a career-high nine touchdowns.

The defensive player to watch at the Pittsburgh Steelers

Minkah Fitzpatrick, Pittsburgh Steelers safety (Getty)

Since his arrival at the team in 2020, launches to his area have been exponentially reduced, reflecting the influence of the safety on the defensive, who became the best in the entire NFL, making interceptions (4), forcing incomplete passes and missing very few tackles. The objective is to expand your influence to the team to return to the Finals.

The Steelers’ additions for the 2021 NFL season

BJ Finney, Pittsburgh Steelers center (Getty)

Pittsburgh had to almost completely renew its offensive line, with the return after two seasons of the Bj finney, in addition to adding in that area to Joe Haeg, Jarron Jones and Trai Turner, while on the defensive, he joined Miles Killebrew and Artur Mallet; names like Rashaad Coward, Kalen Ballage, Abdullah Anderson and Sam Sloman.

The Pittsburgh Steelers schedule in the 2021 season

2021 Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule (Photo: @steelers)

Although his debut will be as a visitor at the home of Philadelphia Eagles, the Steelers will be one of the teams with the most games in primetime of NFL 2021 with five (two on Sunday, two on Monday and one on Thursday); the issue is that will have the toughest schedule in the entire league, where his rivals had a record in 2020 of 155-115-2.

The Steelers’ ideal offensive formation for the 2021 NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line (Getty)

– Ben Roethlisberger (QB)

– Najee Harris (RB)

– Chukwuma Okorafor (LT)

– Zach Banner (RT)

– Kevin Doston (LG)

– Trai Turner (RG)

– Kendrick Green (C)

– Eric Ebron (TE)

– JuJu Smith-Schuster (WR)

– Chase Claypool (WR)

– Diontae Johnson (WR).

The ideal defensive formation of the Pittsburgh Steelers for the NFL 2021

TJ Watt and Avery Williamson (Getty)

– Stephon Tuitt (LDE)

– Tyson Alualu (NT)

– Cameron Heyward (RDE)

– TJ Watt (WLB)

– Robert Spillane (LILB)

– Devin Bush (RILB)

– Alex Highsmith (SLB)

– Joe Haden (LCB)

– Terrell Edmunds (SS)

– Minkah Fitzpatrick (FS)

– Cameron Sutton (RCB)