4 unsettling truths Steelers fans can no longer ignore

We've seen what we need to see; It's finally time for Steelers fans to face these could hard truths.

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Steelers can't win a Super Bowl with their current team

The ultimate goal in the NFL is to compete for (and ultimately win) the Super Bowl. This is something that the Steelers did twice in the early 2000s. However, it's been ages since it felt like this team was a true competitor.

The last time they felt like a potential Super Bowl-caliber team was all the way back in 2017 when they finished 13-3 and had a top-10 offense. Sadly, they were one-and-done in their first playoff game after surrendering 45 points to the Jacksonville Jaguars. It's been all downhill from there.

While the defense has been good enough over the years to give this team a shot, the offense has gotten progressively worse. In fact, statistically, Pittsburgh had a better offense when Mason Rudolph and Devlin Hodges were leading the charge back in 2019 than they do today. If you recall, James Washington led the team in receiving yards that year.

No matter how well they run the football, the Steelers can't seem to put points on the board. Because of this, it's hard to get excited about their potential playoff berth. There is hope that the new front office heads can turn this team around quickly after an impressive 2023 draft class, but it won't be this year. The cold hard truth is that the Steelers can't win a Super Bowl with their current roster.

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