Commentary

As LB Timmons rises, RB Parker will fall

The Steelers' defense proves to get even nastier in 2009

Originally Published: September 9, 2009
By Mike Tanier | Football Outsiders

With the regular season approaching, Football Outsiders uses its unique brand of analysis to break down each of the league's 32 teams. The series continues Wednesday with a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Season Preview -- Pittsburgh Steelers

A new year and a new defensive star will emerge for the defending Super Bowl-champion Steelers, while change may come to the run game.

To see which player could soar, which could sink and whom you need to watch before the season opener, you must be an ESPN Insider. Insider