Four Steelers Players Make ESPN’s Top 100 NFL Players List

Early today, ESPN released their annual NFL Rank Prediction list, ranking the top 100 players for the upcoming season. This year’s list featured four Pittsburgh Steelers players; Pro Bowl quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown, All-Pro runningback Le’veon Bell, and Pro Bowl defensive lineman Cameron Heyward.

Heyward is coming off the best season of his eight-year career, leading his defense with 12 sacks and 45 total tackles. Roethlisberger had his struggles to begin the 2017 season but managed to complete the season with 4,251 passing yards and 28 touchdowns, while helping lead his Steelers to a 13-3 season. Bell meanwhile finished his 2017 season with 1,291 rushing yards, accounting for 1,946 all-purpose yards. Lastly, Brown finished his 2017 season leading all receivers in receiving yards with 1,553 despite missing the last two games of the season with a calf injury sustained during their December game against the New England Patriots.


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