Steelers 23 most important players for 2023

If the Pittsburgh Steelers want to return to the playoffs, it is going to take a supreme effort from not only the established veterans but all the newcomers as well. Here are the 23 guys we consider the most important to the success of this team.

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So goes Watt, so goes the entire Steelers defense.

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Pittsburgh has handed the offense over to Pickett and is counting on him to play clean and be a leader.

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Top safety in the NFL and the ballhawk of the secondary.

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The Steelers offense will literally run through Harris this season.

It doesn’t matter how old he gets, Cam Heyward is the man on the defensive line and the emotional leader of the defense.

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Isaac Seumalo is the big free-agent addition on the offensive line and solidifies the interior to power the run game.

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The big addition on defense, Patrick Peterson will be a mentor as well as the team’s top cornerback.

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Still the team’s best offensive lineman and an excellent pass protector on the inside.

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There isn’t a better scoring threat on the team than kicker Chris Boswell as he remains one of the top kickers in the NFL.

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Rookie left tackle who will be protecting Pickett’s blindside very soon.

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Alex Highsmith had a career season in 2022 and is still getting better.

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Connor Heyward will be the Steelers secret weapon on offense this season.

15 – CB Joey Porter Jr.

16 – C Mason Cole

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Mason Cole doesn’t get nearly enough credit for his all-around game and his connection with Pickett.

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