The Biggest Free Agency Busts in Pittsburgh Steelers History

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The Biggest Free Agency Busts in Pittsburgh Steelers History
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The Pittsburgh Steelers opened the 2000 season with Kent Graham as their starting quarterback.

The Pittsburgh Steelers' traditional philosophy in free agency is to try to keep their own free agents.

The 2013 NFL free-agent signing period began this week, and the Steelers agreed to deals with Larry Foote, David Johnson and Plaxico Burress, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

When it comes to signing outside free agents, the Steelers usually look for role players who come at a reasonable price. In the 20 years since NFL free agency began, they've rarely signed free agents who have made a big impact.

The Steelers have signed free agents who have had the wrong kind of impact, however.

Let's take a look at the 10 biggest free-agency busts in Steelers history and hope the Steelers don't sign anyone in the coming weeks who would affect this list.

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