3 positive takeaways from Steelers OTAs and 2 areas of concern

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Steelers WR room is crowded, no room for setbacks

Over the past several years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been relatively thin at the wide receiver position. This has forced them to call upon players like Steven Sims and Gunner Olszewski in bigger roles on offense than they should be playing. That won't be the case in 2023.

Coming into Steelers OTAs, this is a wide receiver room that consists of players like George Pickens, Diontae Johnson, Allen Robinson II, Calvin Austin III, Miles Boykin, Anthony Miller, and Hakeem Butler. Though they aren't necessarily loaded with talent at the top, the depth is going to make it tricky for any player in the middle of the pack who suffers a setback.

One such setback has already occurred, as Anthony Miller has missed time at OTAs due to a hamstring injury. This comes after he already spent the entire 2022 season on IR with a shoulder injury.

It's often said that the best ability is availability, and if Miller can't stay on the field, he could be out of a job come September. It's nice that the Steelers have depth here, but we would like to see everyone healthy when competing so the best players can win out.