Each NFL Team's Biggest Sign of Hope for 2019 Entering Week 3

Bleacher Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers' loss of Ben Roethlisberger for the season is a blow, but it doesn't end all hope for the playoffs. Some, like The Ringer's Rodger Sherman, believe the transition to Mason Rudolph at quarterback may actually be a blessing. "I actually think the Steelers are in better position to succeed with Rudolph than they were with an injured 37-year-old Roethlisberger at quarterback," Sherman wrote. "For starters, Big Ben was abysmal in his limited playing time this season." The Steelers clearly believe in Rudolph. Otherwise, they probably wouldn't have traded a first-round pick to the Miami Dolphins for Minkah Fitzpatrick. If they expected Rudolph to fail, they would also have expected

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