Steelers target from Eagles: LB Davion Taylor
There were a couple of names that make sense from the Eagles, but I ultimately think the best fit would be Davion Taylor. Drafted in the third round, Taylor was your classic small and quick linebacker that has become the status quo in the league. Despite being an impressive athlete, he has yet to carve out a true role for the team.
The Steelers' linebacker room has been missing a speed element for quite some time. Taylor isn’t where I would want him to be in coverage, but he shows some instincts that you could build upon. While the team has been active in adding some veterans to this linebacker room, they are lacking an option with speed that could potentially cover.
My biggest concern with Taylor would be his special teams play. While he would likely be forced into a role there, he saw his impact decrease from there last season. That may have been due to his slight bump in playing time though. He is an intriguing name that would further help out the linebacker rebuild.
Others considered: RB Trey Sermon
A player I loved coming out of Ohio State, Trey Sermon certainly hasn’t had a good career to this point. He flamed out quickly with the 49ers, and while he was given another shot with the Eagles, he failed to do much there. That said, I would be willing to give Sermon one final shot as the third back on this roster.