The Steelers' defense is great as they are and they're still growing as a unit. They have seven starters 26 years old or younger and lead the NFL in forced turnovers after making turnovers a primary concern coming into 2019.
But in a 16-10 loss to the Jets, some may wonder why the defense didn't flat-out win the game. In the stretch of seven wins over eight games, the Steelers averaged three takeaways in each of those wins that propelled them to 8-5 after starting the season 1-4.
Their defense only managed one turnover against the Jets. But that wasn't all about them. They need an offense to be forced to take risks and get aggressive. I'll explain why: