Which Steelers offensive linemen needs replaced the most?

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With the NFL offseason almost upon us, I wanted to take some time to really dig into the three offensive linemen that the Steelers could potentially replace this offseason. More importantly, I wanted to look at the numbers and see rank the three in order of who should be the top priority vs. who could be given another year to start.

While some will argue that all three should be replaced, given the surplus of needs on this team, I don’t think that’s likely. That said, I would expect at least one of these players to be on the bench and/or off the roster entirely in 2023.

What I’m looking at for the Steelers

I’ve compiled the PFF rankings and stats for the following three Steelers players: Dan Moore, Chukwuma Okorafor, and Kevin Dotson. I’ve averaged out the PFF rankings for the top ten players at both tackle and guard to compare them with. This includes their total grade, run/pass blocking grade, as well as penalties committed, sacks given up, and pressures allowed.

I’m also considering the strength of the free agency and draft class for this study. This is centered around replacing these players, so there needs to be viable options out there. While I do understand that football is more than PFF rankings, this is the most complete way I could do this study. Those numbers provide a baseline for what a good player is, and I will compare the Steelers player more in-depth.

With all of that said, here is a ranking of the linemen the Steelers need to replace the most.