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On Friday, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers were really wanting to get back quarterback Brian Hoyer, who spent a short time on their roster last season when Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich were both sidelined by injuries. That want was made impossible recently when the Arizona Cardinals put a second-round tender on the 27-year-old quarterback, who they claimed off wavers from the Steelers way back in early December of last season.
So if the Steelers really wanted to keep Hoyer, why did they let him go in the first place?
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If the Pittsburgh Steelers aren't serious about adding a quarterback at some point during the upcoming draft, they sure are putting up a fantastic smokescreen.
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It’s tough to be a mid-level team in the NFL, but that’s where the Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be right now. There’s a lot of really good talent on the roster with a mix of up-and-coming youngsters and veterans who have been around the block.
But there’s also a talent shortage in some important spots and a salary cap that’s been tight for the past two offseasons.
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Clark was on NFL AM and according to Pro Football Talk, did not hide his joy when the topic of Boldin being traded came up.
“I’m not upset about it at all — I think that was a very good move by the Baltimore Ravens,” Clark said...