Pittsburgh Steelers: Stealing one player from each AFC North rival for 2023

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The Pittsburgh Steelers may not have a championship roster just yet but certainly seem to be taking steps in the right direction. Omar Khan filled holes in free agency and landed talented players at valuable positions in the 2023 NFL Draft.

As a result, the roster is looking much stronger heading into the 2023 season. But can you imagine what it would look like with a few more stars? This is the time of year to entertain 'what if' hypotheticals. In past years, I have explored what it would like like if the Steelers were to add one player from each AFC North rival.

Before training camp even begins, the AFC North is already being dubbed by many as the strongest division in the NFL. If given a chance to steal one player from the Browns, Ravens, and Bengals to the Steelers roster for the 2023 season, here's what I would do.

Browns: EDGE Myles Garrett

Many Pittsburgh Steelers fans have a beef with Myles Garrett for several reasons. He has the infamous helmet-bashing incident on QB Mason Rudolph, and the debate of 'who's better' between him and T.J. Watt continues years later.

Regardless of whatever feelings we may have toward Garrett, I would be more than willing to let bygones be bygones to add him to the Steelers roster for the 2023 season. Even with Alex Highsmith and now Markus Golden in the mix, having Garrett rushing opposite of Watt would be a dream scenario that is too good to pass up, and this team could keep these stars fresh with a healthy dose of Highsmith mixed in.

The Browns have a more talented roster than many Steelers fans like to give them credit for, and there are players along the offensive line who should be considered. However, pairing Myles Garrett with T.J. Watt in Pittsburgh simply wouldn't be fair to opposing quarterbacks.