The Pittsburgh Steelers may have reached the Super Bowl last season, but they have definite needs both in the defensive backfield and along the offensive line that absolutely must be addressed before they can entertain any hope of returning to the league's title game.
Currently, the NFL is in a state of flux because of the lack of success with CBA talks. Free agency cannot begin and trades cannot happen until the league and its players come to an agreement. Once they do, however, there will be a mad rush to land the available free agents.
Here's a look at five players the Pittsburgh Steelers must target in free agency. Pittsburgh usually isn't a big spender in this department, but it'd be wise to make a run at these players who could make a huge difference in its chances for 2011.