Pittsburgh Steelers: Randle El Signing Might Mean Trickier Offense

March 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While the return of Antwaan Randle El was met with a relatively lukewarm reception, it could signal a change that Steelers fans have been clamouring for since his departure after Super Bowl XL.
It might just mean Bruce Arians is going to get creative.
Paying Randle El $7 million over three seasons to be a fourth receiver (Steelers reporter Ed Bouchette has confirmed that Mike Wallace will remain the team's primary third option) would be ludicrous. The Steelers don't spend that way.
Therefore, they didn't sign him to simply be a fourth option.
Arians' offense has been called anything from boring to predictable in his three years at the helm. Last season, the number of trick plays (including reverses) that the Steelers ran could be counted on one hand.
That likely won't be the case this season.
The most memorable play in Randle El's first tour of duty with Pittsburgh was when he threw a perfect strike to Hines Ward in the Super Bowl to ice the game and give ...

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