Projecting the Steelers Week 1 starting offense vs the Bills

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Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have trimmed down to their final 53-man roster and shuffled some players to account for injuries. In just over a week the Steelers will kick off their regular season on the road against the Buffalo Bills. Let’s take a stab at predicting the Steelers Week One starting lineup.

QB Ben Roethlisberger

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Roethlisberger returns once again to lead the Steelers offense.

RB Najee Harris

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The rookie Harris looks to resurrect the Steelers rushing offense.

FB Derek Watt

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The Steelers continue to use the fullback more than most teams.

WR JuJu Smith-Schuster

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Look for a productive year from JuJu Smith-Schuster in the slot.

WR Diontae Johnson

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If Diontae Johnson can hold onto the football he's poised for a breakout season.

WR Chase Claypool

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Claypool is one of the most significant physical mismatches at wide receiver in the NFL.

TE Eric Ebron

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Ebron will be listed as the starter but there will be plenty of Pat Freiermuth at the same time.

LT Dan Moore Jr.

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The rookie gets the start thanks to Zach Banner on the IR.

LG Kevin Dotson

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Dotson was slow getting started but he's right where he belongs as he will start at left guard.

C J.C. Hassenauer

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Eventually, this will be Kendrick Green but for now, J.C. Hassenauer is a solid fill-in.

RG Trai Turner

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Trai Turner starts at right guard with the big shoes to fill with replacing David DeCastro.

RT Chuks Okorafor

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With Banner out of the lineup, Chuks Okorafor moves back to right tackle where he started 15 games last year.

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