For the Pittsburgh Steelers, this offseason was about as busy as any on record. This is a franchise that historically plays it close to the vest when it comes to personnel changes.
However, after two consecutive 8-8 seasons, the coaching staff and front office recognize that maintaining the status quo was not going to work. The window for success with Ben Roethlisberger at quarterback is starting to close, so even though Pittsburgh wants to rebuild, it must do so while living firmly in the present.
Let’s break down the seven biggest upgrades the Steelers have made this offseason.
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