2010 NFL Draft: Who Will the Pittsburgh Steelers Target in Round One?

March 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers were surprisingly busy little bees during the first wave of free agency. Kevin Colbert, Steelers director of football operations, shelled out over $63 million dollars in contracts to lock up eight players. Unusual to say the least for the normally free agent shy franchise. The moves were solid and addressed various needs. Bringing back Ryan Clark and signing Will Allen from Tampa Bay strengthens the safety position. Add to that a guy named Polamalu coming back healthy and safety is no longer a deep concern. All-Pro NT Casey Hampton was re-upped and kicker Jeff Reed was given the franchise tag to stay with the black and gold. The biggest free agent signing was the return of ILB Larry Foote. Pittsburgh missed his aggressiveness and run stuffing ability in the middle. He's returned from his exile in Detroit and will battle Lawrence Timmons for the starting job. No matter what happens in that battle, the Steelers have the best linebacker depth in the NFL...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments