10 bold predictions for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2023

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2. Kenny Pickett wins Offensive MVP after a monster season

This would be the boldest prediction in this article if it were not for number one on this list. Kenny Pickett winning MVP for the best offensive player in the NFL would be one of the biggest surprises of the season. Buying in on all the preseason hype with this one here as he did perform extremely well and looked impressive in a stadium atmosphere.

You can say he played against the backups all you want, but he took care of business and dominated in those scenarios. He was accurate with his throws and decisive with his decision making. It will be hard to accomplish this award with the massive number of players that will be up for this award following this season.

Some names that will probably be in competition for Pickett if he plays lights out this year would be Patrick Mahomes, Joe Burrow, Aaron Rodgers, and Josh Allen. All of them are explosive quarterbacks who can win football games just off their performances alone. Pickett will struggle to get his name into that crowded room, but it isn't impossible.

Fans of the black and gold would love to see this prediction become reality as it sets up the future of this club perfectly. Pickett has a monster campaign and the offensive woes from the past couple of years go by the wayside. It is going to be hard for Pickett to get to this point, but if he performs just like he did in the preseason then he will be in the conversation.