This year’s training camp is shaping up to be the most intriguing and most competitive it has been in years. When it comes to Steelers training camp, certain outcomes are easy to predict, such as All-pro receiver Antonio Brown remaining as the Steelers premier receiver. Yet what makes this time of the year exciting and frightening at the same time is the unexpected. Keeping with the theme of the unexpected, here are some predictions that fans may not expect but are likely to happen.
Prediction 1: Matthew Thomas beats out Tyler Matakevich at starting inside linebacker
Coming into OTAs, third-year linebacker Tyler Matakevich was party anointed as the player to start a at inside linebacker alongside veteran linebacker Vince Williams this coming season, a spot which Matakevich himself stated he was ready to take.