As with every offseason, numerous NFL hopefuls are on the cusp of tremendous joy or horrendous heartache.
While organized team activities (OTAs) aren’t the be-all, end-all in such matters, they’re a good indicator of where things stand. They may not mean much to established players, but to those lacking experience, they’re absolutely crucial.
Thus, it stands to reason that a list such as this will focus more on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ younger players such as Justin Brown and Ryan Shazier. Can Brown advance from the practice squad to the field of 53? Will Shazier be able to beat out incumbent starter Vince Williams.
Read on to find out where these men (and several others) stand at press time.