The Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense is dangerous because of their three superstars: quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le’Veon Bell and receiver Antonio Brown. We all know about them.
Late in the season, a new dimension started to emerge. Slot receiver Eli Rogers now presents a very, very tough matchup for defenses as well, like they didn’t have enough to worry about already.
Rogers doesn’t have the name recognition of the Steelers’ “Big Three,” but he could be a huge factor in the playoffs. Against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, The Dolphins will likely match up slot cornerback Bobby McCain to Rogers. That matchup won’t get the headlines that Roethlisberger, Bell and Brown do, but how the Dolphins handle that will be very important in the outcome of the game.
Rogers came on late in the season (he had 220 yards in Pittsburgh’s final three games, about 37 percent of his season total of 594 yards), and RoethlisbergerRead More »from Greg Cosell's Playoffs Preview: Steelers have three stars, and another emerging weapon too