4 Steelers receivers on the hot seat with the addition of Allen Robinson

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Steelers could cut Anthony Miller

Anthony Miller is another player needing to prove himself if he wants to make the final roster, and he has a considerable amount of work to do in training camp. The Steelers acquired Miller when the  Texans cut him from their practice squad in 2021. He only played one game that season.

Despite no playing time in 2021, it appeared when the Steelers got to Latrobe he would have a shot of making the squad. Why not? He was a fair receiver with the Bears. Not a great one, but he had 134 receptions for 1564 yards and 11 touchdowns. The Bears then traded him to the Texans and later demoted him to the practice squad. Things did not go better for Miller in training camp last year. He injured his shoulder and missed the entire season.

His contract expired in 2022, but the Steelers inked another one-year deal ahead of 2023 free agency. So he gets one more shot. If he wants to make the squad, he will make himself stand out. He at least benefits from the delayed cutdowns to give him extra time to impress in the three preseason games.

Still, he will not benefit from Kenny Pickett throwing him the ball, as Kenny Pickett will probably not play much in the preseason. Most of the work will be left to Mitch Trubisky and undrafted free agent Tanner Morgan, who will be Kenny's backups. Nevertheless, if he gets quite a bit of playing time in those three games and can have one or two decent games, he might be able to make the cut this fall. It's hard to say how he does, but he is definitely on the hot seat.