The Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans almost certainly won’t find themselves in the playoffs this year, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have something to look forward to for next season. While both have struggled on their way to losing records, both may have also found their franchise quarterbacks of the future.
Roethlisberger reportedly continues to have issues with offensive coordinator Todd Haley, but the problems go deeper than that, coming a year after the Steelers reportedly explored trade options after the 2017 season. The Steelers went 7-9 in 2017 and missed the postseason, losing five of their last seven games, and now are 2-6 in the middle of another wholly disappointing year.
Exploring a trade of the franchise quarterback only makes sense if his replacement is already on board, reports Rapoport.
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Roethlisberger has remained consistent the past few seasons despite the team’s struggles. He has 2,330 yards, 12 touchdowns and nine interceptions in eight games this season while enjoying his best completion percentage since 2009. The Steelers’ offense continues to struggle, however, with the running game ranked No. 28 in the NFL.
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