The Pittsburgh Steelers made a pretty strong statement earlier this month when they decided not to tender former fifth round draft pick Stevenson Sylvester. It wasn't so much that Sylvester had done anything in his three years to warrant tendering, more than it was the fact that the Steelers appeared to be very thin at the inside linebacker position.
The Steelers started the offseason with only Lawrence Timmons, Sean Spence and Marshall McFadden under contract for 2013. Spence, as many of you know by now, might never play again due to the nerve damage that he suffered to his knee last preseason. Read more [...]