Steelers 53-man roster prediction just days into training camp

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Nothing earth shattering at these positions but there is competition at running back

Quarterback (3): Kenny Pickett, Mitch Trubisky, Mason Rudolph

Quarterback is a position that should not be seeing much change from the end of last season. They were able to have a strong group on their team that showed experience and depth as Kenny Pickett slowly gained the starting role. It is his spot now and that will not change unless some kind of injury occurs, which did happen a few times last season.

Mitch Trubisky remains a solid backup option that can give you a couple of starts if you need him to. He will keep you afloat if Pickett cannot go on gameday for one reason or another. Mason Rudolph surprisingly returned this past offseason after getting little suitors in free agency. He is an experienced third option.

Running back/fullback (4): Najee Harris, Jaylen Warren, Anthony McFarland Jr., Connor Heyward

Najee Harris is the full-time starter, but there will be an underlying battle at camp for snaps in camp. Jaylen Warren truly came out of nowhere around this time last year and should warrant a bigger role in year two. Both he and Harris will compete for divided snaps this upcoming season, but Harris will remain as the bulk carrier.

Anthony McFarland Jr. will have to fend off competition for the third spot on this roster, and it will be a tough challenge. Alfonzo Graham is a name that could push for that spot and give McFarland's hopes a dash of reality. Connor Heyward will be doing a bunch of different jobs for this club, but he will be the primary fullback for this upcoming campaign.