3 AFC North rival signings that could be problematic for the Steelers

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2. Dalvin Tomlinson will look to counteract Steelers rushing attack

Every generation seems to include a few beefy run-stuffers who can stick around forever thanks to their dominance to hold up at the point of attack. Dalvin Tomlinson is one of them. Listed at 6'3'' and 325 pounds, Tomlinson is somehow even stouter than his frame would suggest.

During his first six NFL seasons, the former Alabama product has never earned worse than a 74.9 overall grade, per PFF. Last year, his 77.0 grade was good for 14th among all interior defensive linemen.

While he doesn't have a lot to offer as a pass rusher (despite a very respectable pass-rush grade last year), Tomlinson is a space-eating nose tackle who loves to swallow up running backs near the line of scrimmage. A player like Tomlinson could be the kryptonite of a team looking to ram the ball down their opponent's throats this year.

The 29-year-old interior defender is coming off arguably the best season of his career and made a nice chunk of change to shut down AFC North running lanes. He could make things difficult for Najee Harris and company when they face twice per year.