What to Expect from Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers Offense in Week 11

November 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have struggled through the first half of the NFL season, the opposing Detroit Lions enter Heinz Field as a squad that has been trending upward throughout 2013. 
Obviously, the Steelers are privy to the level of talent the Lions possess and just what a threat they have become in recent seasons.  Perhaps the greatest threat is the stakes for Detroit; consider that the Lions have never led the NFC North past Week 10 post-realignment (2002), and they haven't been first in the division this far into a campaign since 1999.
Obviously, being a mere game ahead of both the Bears and Packers in the standings, Michigan's finest will have no shortage of motivation to win at Heinz Field.  So, though it may sound cliché, the fact remains that all phases of the Steelers game will need to execute to have success.
That's certainly easier said than done going up against the likes of rejuvenated Reggie Bush, Calvin Johnson, ...

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