When the Steelers traded for Minkah Fitzpatrick back in September, I immediately wrote why he was different than any player the Steelers had in the secondary.
He went on to prove his worth earning first team All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors. He also showed that he was the X-factor player the team has been looking for in its secondary since the retirement of Troy Polamalu. When you have a player that good at his job, it allows you to build around his talents with scheming and developed chemistry.
Here's a closer look at how that could work in Keith Butler's defense moving forward: