The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off a unique experience in 2019.
Their star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was hurt in Week 2 and ruled out for the year. The Steelers then shockingly traded for safety Minkah Fitzpatrick just days later, who was disgruntled and wanted out of Miami.
Between the combination of Mason Rudolph and Devlin Hodges at QB and the rise of the defense, the Steelers managed to get to an 8-8 record and just missed making the AFC playoffs.
Now that Big Ben is healthy, the Steelers are primed to make some noise yet again in the AFC. As is with every team and every year, there are certain players that impact can put a team over the edge.
With that being said, here are three major X-Factors for the Steelers in 2020.