5 former Steelers players who might be done in the NFL

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2. RB Benny Snell Jr.

It's somewhat rare to see a former fourth-round pick who spent 63 games on an NFL roster in his first four seasons be done in the NFL after his rookie contract expires. This could be the case with Benny Snell Jr.

Snell doesn't have a lot of wear and tear on his body, but the sample of play on offense hasn't been good from the former Kentucky running back. Snell has earned just 982 yards on 275 carries in his NFL career so far, per ESPN stats -- an average of just 3.6 yards per rushing attempt. This no doubt has a lot to do with his severe lack of speed and explosion at the position.

Snell is a plodder by the very definition. While he did play a major role on special teams during his time in Pittsburgh, he offers no juice or big-play ability as a runner. For this reason, the Steelers third-string running back from 2022 was reduced to just 22 total touches on the season (20 carries and 2 receptions).

Snell is completely unspectacular as a runner, and even though he just turned 25 years old this offseason, there might not be a team out there that wants him to take up a spot on a 53-man roster. Snell was an overhyped player from the start, and it's possible that he may have already seen his final snaps in 2022 at the age of 24.