Steelers vs. Broncos: Who the experts are taking in Week 5

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JuJu Smith-Schuster #19 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is tackled. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images) /

The Steelers head home to try and get into the win column for week five as they face the Broncos.

The Steelers try to get their first victory at home against an improved Denver Broncos team. Both teams in this matchup are coming off of week four losses. The black and gold struggled to do much as a team while the Green Bay Packers took care of business and cruised to an easy win.

The Steelers sit at 1-3 and at the bottom of their division. This home club is still a decent team despite all the troubles that have popped up. They will give their opponents issues every week during the sixty minutes on game day.

The offense has improved in the scoring department over the last couple of weeks. It is not a drastic change but they have steadily shown some improvements. The defense has not been as advertised over the last couple of games and they need to rebound in a matchup like this one.

The Broncos are a team on a mission after getting blown out against the Ravens last week. It saw tempers flair as the winning team refused to kneel and claim victory, instead, they continued to run plays until the clock struck zero. Denver did not find that courteous and the war of words after the game became headline news.

This incoming team is going to play some tough football when they visit Heinz Field on Sunday afternoon. They are a good team with an above-average offense and a top defense in the NFL. Teddy Bridgewater is having a concussion issue and that could leave him out of the game. If he can’t go and Drew Lock must play, then this could be an even more favorable matchup for Pittsburgh.