Receivers see a big change and the tight ends have an upgraded room
Wide receiver (6): Diontae Johnson, George Pickens, Allen Robinson, Calvin Austin III, Hakeem Butler, Anthony Miller
The top three receivers for the Steelers this season are obvious with Diontae Johnson, George Pickens, and Allen Robinson in the fold. It is unknown what kind of role Robinson will play for this offense right now, but he will likely get a lot of looks in the red zone and the slot. That is a strong top three for this group with some other spots up for grabs.
Calvin Austin III will likely make this team without many issues, but it would benefit everyone if he can become a consistent contributor as a returner. Hakeem Butler beats out Miles Boykin in this situation as he is a better target on offense and could show up on special teams. Anthony Miller rounds out this group with his ability to play receiver and return punts too.
Tight end (3): Pat Freiermuth, Darnell Washington, Zach Gentry
Having Heyward out of this group is only subjective as he will likely still have snaps at tight end. Pat Freiermuth is a special talent at tight end and should only have his targets grow, especially with some questions in the slot. Some pressure is off him now with a bunch of different playmakers coming onto this roster at the position.
Darnell Washington is a rookie that plenty of fans are excited to see put on the black and gold. The Steelers are going to try and find ways to utilize his two-way style of play. Zach Gentry rounds out the group and is likely still the best blocking player in the room. That could change into the direction of Washington, but this is a deep positional group.