Pittsburgh Steelers: What Needs to Happen During The Bye Week

October 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week 4 of the NFL season has concluded with the Pittsburgh Steelers tied with the Baltimore Ravens atop the AFC North Division. Considering all of the offseason controversy with the Santonio Holmes trade and Ben Roethlisberger suspension, nobody could have reasonably predicted a 3-1 record, while completing a more difficult part of this season's schedule.
While there are no cake walks in the NFL, the remainder of the Steelers' schedule is promising. Upcoming they have the Cleveland Browns twice, the struggling Cincinnati Bengals, Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills, and Carolina Panthers. Not exactly murder's row.
Most importantly, they now have the services of one Ben Roethlisberger and even better news is that he's going to have two weeks to prepare for his return in Week 6 against Cleveland. Both Dennis Dixon and Charlie Batch have played admirably during these first four games, but even a slightly rusty Roethlisberger should provide a lift to an offense that, with the exceptio...

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