Signing Ryan Clark, Drafting Help Are Pittsburgh Steelers’ Top Priorities

March 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Disappointing seasons on the field often portend busy offseasons off it.
That's not exactly the case in Pittsburgh, where the Steelers have an already talented roster that simply failed to meet expectations in 2009 after winning Super Bowl XLIII.
Sure, there are needs and wants, but for the most part the Steelers are only retooling in small ways, hoping that they can win mostly with players already on the roster.
As always, the Steelers will look to improve through the draft.
Here's a breakdown of where the team needs to concern itself as it prepares for the 2010 NFL season.
Free Agency
Forget about the uncapped year. The Steelers (as well as any other teams smart enough to know better) will not go all in for what is probably a one-shot chance to buy a championship.
In fact, attempting to buy a championship hasn't worked for most professional sports franchises (see the New York Yankees 2001-2008 for examples).
The Steelers have alread...

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