Steelers need to trade for reliable depth behind Najee Harris
This is another major need of focus for the Steelers before the regular season begins. Najee Harris has now become one of the best running backs in the NFL, despite only playing behind a poor offensive line during his rookie campaign. The team tried to fix that issue during the offseason and hopefully, that will be mutually beneficial.
Now the club heads into another year without addressing the backup position at running back on this roster. Pittsburgh has continuously neglected to draft or sign talent behind their starters for a couple of seasons now. The need to get serious and add via trade or free agency so Harris does not get nearly all the carries again is very important.
Going into the 2022 schedule with the only backups being Benny Snell and Anthony McFarland would be a tough look. They have not proven much of anything for this offense and still have no real competition to go up against for their roster spot. The Steelers need to do something soon to get better depth behind their young star.
If their starter gets hurt, this running game will fail to exist anymore. Looking into a trade for a guy like Myles Gaskin would be a great idea. He is still young and costs nearly nothing for a player that can play in all instances on offense and compliment Harris nicely.