Unlocking Success: Steelers' Post-Bye Week strategy to reach playoffs

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The coaching staff has to keep Broderick Jones in at left tackle

Dan Moore Jr. went down with a knee injury and it's not clear when he will return to action. Broderick Jones got his first start of his career at left tackle last week against the Baltimore Ravens. He was matched up against former number one overall pick, Jadeveon Clowney. He more than held his own against the talented pass rusher.

According to Pro Football Focus, Jones only allowed one quarterback pressure during his start last week. Maybe Jones is the answer to get this offensive line back on track. There are still weak points on the offensive line. Jones will not be able to fix every issue, but he will be able to allow Kenny Pickett to feel more comfortable on his blind side.

Mason Cole has been a disappointment this season after having a strong finish to his campaign last year. Many thought Cole would be able to rebound and help complete a strong interior for this offensive line. Chuks Okorafor gets paid a lot of money only to be an average right tackle for this team. Both of them could be in Pittsburgh for their last go-around.

Jones could be the stable part of the offensive trenches with Isaac Seumalo seemingly turning the corner. They could be a solid one-two punch while Moore is gone. The Steelers should evaluate Jones's play while Moore is out, but unless he significantly recedes in his progress, they need to start Jones from here on out. Have Moore challenge Okorafor at right tackle if anything.