As a franchise QB with Hall-of-Fame credentials and as the only player in the locker room that’s actually won a Super Bowl in a Steelers’ uniform, Roethlisberger is perfectly positioned, Colbert insists, to run the show.
Head Coach Mike Sullivan wants “urgency” and “enthusiasm” from his players and he wants it on an every-game basis in advance of the playoffs. The players have been a little slow to get with the program.
The Steelers have emerged from their offseason sessions confident they’re capable of playing better. They also maintain a new atmosphere and culture have been established. But they won’t know for certain until they actually start playing.