Originally written on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 11/20/14

PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 21: Head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers watches his team during the game against the Oakland Raiders on November 21, 2010 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Part II of the final preseason battles and how important they are for a good number of the players currently on the roster. As Mike Tomlin said the other day in his press conference, this game is important and players still have a very real chance of making the roster off this game.  If you’re on the bubble and you blow this game this your fate is most likely sealed. Conversely if you’re on the bubble and you play well then you greatly increase your chances. Some players to keep an eye on who are either on the bubble or fighting for the primary backup spot to the the starters. Alameda Ta’amu hasn’t exactly had a superb training camp, he’s struggled much like you’d expect a 4th rounder to do. That’s not to say that you expect them to play poorly but 4th-7th draft picks are usually projects to some degree. He’s still got a chance to make a big name for himself this week and give John Mitchell, Defensive Line Coach, the peace of mind that when he needs Ta’amu, the rookie will be ready....
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