The only current Pittsburgh Steeler who can lay claim to an NFL postseason award is Troy Polamalu. He earned NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors at the conclusion of the 2010 season. At age 33, it’s unlikely that Polamalu will become a two-time winner.
Still, some members of the current squad have a shot at some hardware of their own. Whether it be the ultra-athletic Ryan Shazier taking home Defensive Rookie of the Year honors or Ben Roethlisberger continuing his statistical excellence in pursuit of an elusive MVP award, several Pittsburgh Steelers bear watching.
So who among the current Steelers has the best shot at taking home one of these prestigious awards? Read on to find out.