Every year, there are a few. A few teams that come out of nowhere to reach the playoffs and in some cases, make a little noise come January.
This season will prove to be no different, and these five teams could fit that mold come autumn.
5. Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers are in the odd area of being an underdog. Everyone is talking nationally about the Cleveland Browns, who for the first time in decades enter the season as favorites in the division. However, Pittsburgh still has a Hall of Fame quarterback in Ben Roethlisberger, a superstar receiver in JuJu Smith-Schuster and a Super Bowl-winning head coach in Mike Tomlin. There are holes on the defense and there are legitimate questions about who will be the second receiver, but the Steelers are still a…