8 players Steelers should trade for to fill remaining needs
By Andrew Falce
Steelers could trade for Jones
Easily the biggest need on the roster as of this writing, the Steelers currently don’t have a strong safety on the roster. Terrell Edmunds may end up coming back or a free agent could be signed, but if the season started today, Miles Killibrew would be the penciled-in starter. That has disaster written all over it.
A name that could potentially be traded for is Brandon Jones of the Dolphins. The first of two of their secondary members that make this list, Jones is a prototypical strong safety with some skills to play in coverage. He isn’t an elite talent, but he was a capable reserve for this defense, rotating in and out with fellow defensive back Eric Rowe. While not a traditional starter, Jones did serve a role on this Dolphins defense.
Because of that, he would likely cost a higher pick than most on this list. While not a traditional starter, Jones is a heavy rotational piece for this team at safety. That said, if the Steelers offered them enough in a trade, it could be worth it for both sides. Jones would fill in comfortably for Edmunds if they could land him from the Dolphins.