4 waiver wire players the Steelers need to claim following a flood of NFL cuts

Steelers cut down to 53 players and added Desmond King, but they shouldn't be done yet.

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Nicholas Morrow brings special teams and starting experience at middle linebacker

Inside linebacker currently has four players on the roster and that number likely won't stick. Pittsburgh usually keeps five players at the position throughout a season and that probably won't change for now. There were a couple of shocking cuts by the Steelers at linebacker and it seems like they won't be back at this juncture.

Tanner Muse was the biggest surprise after many thought he would be a nice piece to round out this team. He was cut a little before the deadline and would have provided several different roles to this club. Nick Kwiatkoski was never expected to make the team, but his release was shocking as it marked the club only keeping four linebackers on their initial 53-man roster.

There are a couple of options out there for the black and gold to target and one of them is Nicholas Morrow formerly of the Philadelphia Eagles. He was expected to be the starter next to Nakobe Dean, but that did not materialize. There are plenty of talented linebackers on that defense and that ended up costing Morrow a spot.

He would make a lot of sense for Pittsburgh as he has shown the ability to play on special teams and on defense. Morrow led the Chicago Bears defense in tackles last season and that is something this linebacker group needs. They need depth that has experience at starting at the position and someone who can play valuable snaps on special teams.