4 takeaways from Steelers deplorable performance vs. Texans

After what we just witnessed, it's time for some major changes.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers strung together one of the worst overall single-game performances I have ever witnessed from this franchise. From the very first play of the game, Mike Tomlin's team looked sluggish and slow. It was a chore for the offense to move the chains, and on the defensive side of the ball, they couldn't have made things look easier for rookie QB C.J. Stroud and company.

By the end of the game, the Steelers hung their heads from a 30-6 blowout loss. Pittsburgh is now 2-2 on the season but with a point differential and offensive EPA that is near the bottom of the league. They are in need of some serious changes. Here are my biggest takeaways from the game.

4. Najee Harris was the lone bright spot

This performance was so disgusting that I don't feel like saying anything positive about the Steelers right now. However, I do have to give props to a player I have been very hard on in the past. Najee Harris was quite literally the only bright spot on the team this week for Pittsburgh.

Despite an offensive line that continued to struggle in Week 4 against the Texans, Harris showed good vision and broke tackles to make some tough runs. While 71 rushing yards isn't much to write home about, Harris managed this on 14 carries behind a struggling offensive line. This was good for a very respectable 5.1 yards per carry.

Harris also took his lone reception (2 targets) for 32 yards with an impressive catch and physicality with the ball in his hands. There has been a lot of discussion among the fanbase about playing Jaylen Warren more often, but Najee was heads and shoulders above Warren in this contest.

Unfortunately, Harris' good game in Week 4 didn't equate to points or success on offense, but that was hardly his fault. The rest of the team was a train wreck.