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Carter’s Classroom: Fichtner doing enough? ☕

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Randy Fichtner and Mason Rudolph - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

Randy Fichtner got the Steelers to be the most efficient red zone offense in the NFL last year, as well as Ben Roethlisberger to lead the league in passing yards.

But this year with Mason Rudolph, Fichtner's offense ranks 24th in points scored, 28th in total yards, and 27th in both passing and rushing yards.

How much of that has been from a lack of creativity on Fichtner's part? The Steelers' rush of injuries to key players have brought unique challenges to make the offense work. Is the fact that the offense hadn't worked yet more on Fichtner? Or has he schemed enough reasonable opportunities for the offense?

We look at last week as an example:

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