Josh Harris Is Pittsburgh Steelers’ Best RB Option in Wild Card Game vs. Ravens

January 3, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers enter Saturday's AFC Wild Card Round clash with the Baltimore Ravens looking for answers at running back, but undrafted rookie Josh Harris has the tools necessary to take the reins.
All-Pro selection Le'Veon Bell was an absolute workhorse for the Steelers during the regular season. He accounted for well over 2,000 total yards and 11 touchdowns; however, he will not be available for the playoff opener due to a hyperextended knee, according to Around The NFL:
The Steelers are short in terms of alternative options. They released LeGarrette Blount in November, which leaves them with a pair of rookies in Harris and Dri Archer, along with the recently signed Ben Tate.
While Tate is easily the most accomplished of that trio, he has had very little time to learn the offense. Archer is dynamic, but he is not an every-down back. That essentially leaves Harris by default.
Harris' numbers are underwhelming, as he has just nine carries for 16 yards this s...

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