4 biggest causes for concern for Steelers vs. Titans Week 7

Jaylen Samuels #38 of the Pittsburgh Steelers (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
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Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Tennessee Titans (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) /

A rejuvenated Tannehill

All the credit in the world should be given to the Titans offense and Ryan Tannehill for reviving his career in such a way. Seemingly on his way out of the NFL in Miami, Tannehill has established himself as one of the better quarterbacks in the NFL. He was perfect at maintaining the game and not making mistakes last year but has suddenly become a sleeper MVP candidate due to his amazing start this year.

While he benefits from the defenses keying in on stopping the run, you don’t throw for 13 touchdowns over five weeks as just a game manager. Yes, the run game opens the pass, but credit where credit is due, Tannehill is playing the best football of his career. On top of this, he will be facing a Steelers secondary that has been weaker against the pass, which means he could be in store for a big game.

Despite facing the best pass rush in football, Tannehill is primed to continue his success this week. The Steelers’ best bet is to jump out to a lead and make Tannehill have to only rely on throwing the football. If not, he will likely have time to pick apart the Steelers this week. While not the biggest threat on the defense, Tannehill shouldn’t be taken lightly.