The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot of decisions to make between now and the start of training camp.
If too many of those decisions are the wrong decisions, they’ll be no better than a .500 football team for the third year in a row in 2014.
Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin and the Rooneys can get the Steelers organization pointed in the right direction by avoiding these five mistakes this offseason. They are ranked in order of priority.
1. Letting Jason Worilds Go
The Steelers must re-sign Jason Worilds. If they don’t, it would be their biggest offseason mistake.
The Steelers can learn from past mistakes here. Cornerback Keenan Lewis had a long overdue breakout season in 2012, but he signed with the New Orleans Saints as a free agent. He had four interceptions in 2013, more than all the Steelers cornerbacks combined, and helped the Saints reach the divisional round of the playoffs.
Moving to left outside linebacker was like a slide down the Batpole for Worilds. He transformed into a form...