Game-Changing Moves: 4 roster shuffles to catapult the Steelers

Steelers can start trending in the right direction with these shake-ups to their starting lineup.
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4. Increase Jaylen Warren's workload

Some fans are sure to push back on this, but I see very little reason why Jaylen Warren's workload shouldn't be increased at this point. Since the beginning of last year, Warren has wowed the fanbase with his outstanding contact balance and ability to chew up yards in a hurry despite inconsistent blocking.

As a receiver, Warren has been one of the most reliable weapons out of the backfield around the NFL since entering the league as an undrafted free agent last year. Warren may not have elite size or blazing speed, but his blend of traits and excellent burst make him a perfect fit for today's league.

This isn't to say that Najee Harris has been terrible this year. Najee has had some impressive runs and surprised us with a few big plays so far this season. However, the film seems to suggest that Warren is just the better overall player, and as receiving backs, they are not even particularly close.

Though the first five games, Warren has earned just 34 carries compared to 63 for Harris. In terms of snap counts, it's more of an even split (137 snaps for Warren and 161 for Najee), but I would like to see Warren touch the ball more. In the process, they can help keep Harris fresh. Steelers have work to do on the ground, but a true two-headed attack should benefit the team.

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