Predicting if the Steelers will address major needs this offseason through free agency or the NFL Draft

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Pittsburgh is about to hit the busiest time of the offseason as free agency gets closer with each passing day. It will be intriguing to see how Omar Khan will differ in his approach when compared to his mentor, Kevin Colbert. One would imagine that he will carry over some of the same processes, but there could be different philosophies shoved into the fold.

Trying to figure out what the Steelers will do is a tough task to decipher. Plenty of opportunities will be present through free agency and the draft to get this roster better. It will be up to Khan and his staff to find creative ways to make sure that this club is better by the start of the pre-season then they are now.

Steelers will look at free agency to add a veteran receiver to this group

Wide receiver might not seem like the most pressing need, but this group could use some help. Steve Simms is not equipped to fill the role as a slot receiver like he did last season. There needs to be an accomplished veteran that should be sought after. Drafting a receiver might be a little too rich for the Steelers this offseason, but it's not completely impossible.

Signing a free agent to a short-term deal might be the best possible route to take when addressing this need. Pittsburgh could look at a couple free agents to join this club. Some of those names could include Robert Woods, Jarvis Landry, and Jamison Crowder. All three have a lot of experience in the slot at the NFL level and could be looking for a prove-it deal this offseason.