4 remaining free agents with prior Steelers connections

Emmanuel Sanders #1 of the Buffalo Bills. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)
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The Steelers have some alumni currently still sitting in the free agency waters to be signed for the upcoming season. 

The Steelers have a vast alumnus that spreads across nearly every franchise in the NFL. They have a rich history with many good players coming and going from the organization. The offseason is over as the early stages of the pre-season have begun to conclude.

Training camp is just around the corner as they begin for all teams in the next couple of weeks. Time is starting to run out for those veteran players that need a new home for the upcoming campaign. They will work with their agents to get that task accomplished with the hope of getting paid as well.

Ruling out the possibility that none of these free agents listed here coming back to the Steelers should not be out of the question either. Injuries happen and that could affect how the club makes decisions with their roster construction down the line. These players need new homes, and some will find them while others might be at the end of their careers.

Antonio Brown wants a new team, but it won’t be with the Steelers

Antonio Brown is someone that many Steelers fans do not want to relate to. He was one of the best receivers to ever play in the NFL, despite some terrible off the field concerns. Those will keep him out of the Hall of Fame and might have shortened his career.

Right now, it seems like this player will not be coming back to the NFL. He is currently a free agent, and a contending team could always give him a call if an injury happens or if they believe he is their missing piece to win a Super Bowl. Many will stay away from Brown, but he is likely to retire a Steeler when it is all said and done.