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Most have heard of the ‘Butterfly Effect’ where a butterfly flapping their wings can impact oceans far away. As it turns out James Conner Jersey , the Pittsburgh Steelers are experiencing their own phenomena, but it is the ‘Minkah Effect’. What is this? Simple, the impact safety Minkah Fitzpatrick has had on the team in since being traded from the Miami Dolphins after Week 2.Fitzpatrick has been phenomenal since the moment he put on a Steelers uniform, but there is still a small pocket of Steelers fans who are longing to have that first round draft pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. If you find yourself in that camp, check out the statistics below, courtesy of ESPN’s Next Gen Stats:One of the reported reasons Fitzpatrick wanted out of Miami was the fact the Dolphins refused to just let him play safety. e safety just 22% of the time, but since coming to Pittsburgh he has been the team’s free safety for 85% of snaps. This is what Minkah Fitzpatrick wanted, and a happy Minkah seems to be a productive Minkah.It might be a stretch to say the Steelers’ defensive turnaround falls solely on Fitzpatrick’s shoulders, but the statistics since he came over don’t lie. In pure deep pass defense, the Steelers surrendered 3 touchdowns and zero interceptions in the first two weeks of the season. Games where Kam Kelly and Sean Davis were deployed at free safety.Since the 49ers game in Week 3, Fitzpatrick’s first game, the Steelers haven’t surrendered a touchdown and have three interceptions on deep passing attempts. As the free safety https://www.thesteelerslockerroom.com/authentic-terrell-edmunds-jersey , and the last line of defense on most plays, this is a direct correlation between Fitzpatrick being there and the results seen since Week 3.The most stunning statistic to me was the QB passer rating when throwing deep against the Steelers. Weeks 1-2, with Tom Brady and Russell Wilson throwing passes, quarterbacks had a 141.4 passer rating. In Week 3-9, the passer rating is a dismal 10.8.The Steelers’ defense is improving every week, and a lot of credit is due to players like T.J. Watt, Bud Dupree and Cameron Heyward, but for anyone thinking Minkah Fitzpatrick hasn’t had a dramatic impact on the defense is simply kidding themselves. The ‘Minkah Effect’ is in full flight for the Steelers, and it sure is fun to watch. The Pittsburgh Steelers second year OLB is making heads turn throughout the early portions of training camp." Latest NewsIt’s early, but Ola Adeniyi is impressing the Steelers coaches and fansNew,40commentsThe Pittsburgh Steelers second year OLB is making heads turn throughout the early portions of training camp.EDTI remember 2018 training camp when I saw photos and video of a player wearing the No. 92 jersey. The same No. 92 jersey which was occupied by James Harrison just a season prior before being released by the Steelers and signed by the New England Patriots.Could the Steelers really give out Harrison’s number so soon? After all, plenty of numbers have been unofficially retired for years. After the shock of seeing another player in Harrison’s old threads wore off, I began to watch this unknown player from an unknown location in the preseason.When I looked up his name Womens Terrell Edmunds Jersey , I was happy to see people called him ‘Ola’ rather than this given name Olasunkanmi Adeniyi. Needless to say, the more I watched, the more I was impressed. Adeniyi was getting rave reviews in training camp, and this even bled onto the preseason gridiron.Then the fourth preseason game came, and Adeniyi left with an injured hamstring, an injury which would land him on the injured reserve list to start the 2018 regular season. Adeniyi was activated off the reserve list at the end of the season, but failed to dress for a game and register a sack.Throughout that time it would be easy for fans to forget just how dominant Adeniyi was last preseason. But if that were the case, and they follow the news coming out of 2019 training camp, they remember now.While it is early in the process, Adeniyi has been nothing short of impressive since reporting to Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. His shining achievement thus far? Sheer dominance in the ‘backs-on-backers’ drill. In fact, Mike Prisuta of the Steelers Official Website labeled Adeniyi as ‘unblockable’.“I wouldn’t say all that,” he countered. “I’m just coming out here every day T. J. Watt Jersey White , trying to get better.”On Sunday’s practice, the first in pads, Adeniyi had eight repetitions in the famous ‘backs-on-backers’ drills. Of those eight reps, he was 8-0, but it depends who you were asking and how they scored a win or loss.According to Prisuta:“I might have been 8-0, but 7-1 isn’t too bad,” Adeniyi maintained.Say what you want about it being practice, sometimes without pads, but Adeniyi is getting the attention of Mike Tomlin, and that is certainly noteworthy. “Man, Ola’s flashing and showing some burst and finishing some rushes,” Tomlin assessed.When looking at the Steelers’ outside linebacker (OLB) depth, it is a position of need. After T.J. Watt Terrell Edmunds Jersey White , Bud Dupree and Anthony Chickillo, there is at least one spot remaining for someone to take. Last season the Steelers went into the season with just three OLBs on the roster, but if Adeniyi would have been healthy you have to wonder if it would have been 4, rather than 3.A lot can change between now and cut down day, but one thing is for sure, Adeniyi is making a case for himself to not just make the 53-man roster, but to play.The Steelers have Tuesday off, but be sure to follow BTSC for the best commentary, features and film breakdowns around as the Steelers prepare for the 2019 regular season.