The Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t been to three Super Bowls in the past six years because it is their birthright, although some fans would like to believe that.
The fact is that the Steelers have a deep roster with exceptional talent at many of the starting positions.
Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin put together a starting lineup consisting of a star players and role players. The end result: a formula for winning.
As Pittsburgh’s offense continues to evolve from its smashmouth roots to a high-flying yet balanced attack, the importance of the starters has shifted.
Here is a look at the how the projected 2011 offensive starters rank.