7 NFL roster cuts that would strengthen the Steelers roster
By Andrew Falce
With the league trimming down their rosters to 53 players, here are seven final cuts that would improve the Steelers roster.
While the Steelers have gotten their roster down to 53 players, there is still work to be done before the team plays the Bills in week one. More than likely, a few of the recent cuts around the league will draw interest from the team, especially considering the question marks at depth in the secondary and along the offensive line. Luckily, the team has quite a few talented players to choose from. Here are seven final cuts from around the league that would improve the Steelers’ current depth chart.
Steelers should sign Rodgers
While the Steelers’ top two tight ends are set, Zach Gentry leaves a lot to desire as a third option. While the former quarterback finally showed some development during practice, he struggled in games and did little of note in the preseason. His blocking isn’t anything special either and he doesn’t offer much as a special teams player. Compare what he offers to a veteran like Richard Rodgers, and the team would be wise to bring in the veteran.
Rodgers didn’t make the cut in a talented Eagles tight end room. Now, he is looking for work and the Steelers could use him as an improvement at the third tight end spot. Had Gentry had a more complete offseason, Rodgers wouldn’t be a sensical name. That said, the team could easily upgrade this position by simply adding Rodgers to the depth chart.