Last year, the Pittsburgh Steelers were the only team that really took the initiative to go for two-point conversions after touchdowns instead of kicking extra points. On the season, they had a league-leading 8 conversions on 11 attempts (72.7%), which is a great conversion rate. The only reason they probably did not have more attempts was that QB Ben Roethlisberger started just 11 games after suffering a couple of injuries.
To compare, the team with the next most successful two-point conversions were the Green Bay Packers with four. The Titans had three, eight teams (including the Browns) had two, and the rest of the teams either had one or zero. Despite leading the NFL last year in conversions, Roethlisberger thinks Pittsburgh can push things even more.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told reporters before the start of Tuesday's minicamp that he wants the Steelers' offense to attempt a 2-point conversion after every touchdown in 2016. "Why not?" Roethlisberger said. "Put it in our hands. I want the ball. Any player would relish that opportunity."
That brings me to Browns head coach Hue Jackson. I couldn't find any quotes on whether he supported more attempts by the offense when he was with the Bengals, but there was this disastrous two-point call that Jackson dialed up in the team's playoff loss to Pittsburgh:
Last year, K Travis Coons was 22-of-24 on extra point attempts. What do you think, Browns fans? Would you like to see Jackson be aggressive like Pittsburgh and go for two in non-traditional situations, or should he let his system really start to work for a year before he even thinks about that?