Options down the depth chart are going to come into play for Randy Fichtner, Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers' offense. One of the most important depth players for 2019 could easily be Jaylen Samuels, the only running back not named James Conner with experience in a Steelers uniform.
Samuels was drafted as an H-back from his North Carolina State days as a utility player that filled various roles for his ACC offense. But last year he was strictly a running back who got several snaps in the final games of the season. There are a few components to his game he must improve for 2019, and today we focus on what he brings as a receiving threat: