Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 7/23/12
It’s more than a safe guess that the battle for the starting guard positions on the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line this year is going to be one of the best battles we’ll have seen in a long time. With so many question marks surrounding Sean Kugler’s group this year (and really for the last several years), there is finally cause for some real optimism about who is going to land the starting positions. Just as importantly though, who the backups will be. For the first time since before the Super Bowl XL run, there are legitimate starter and backup candidates available to Mike Tomlin. Perhaps if this group does have to play musical chairs again, we’ll actually have a capable unit available to step in. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though and surely let’s not jinx ourselves either. As far as the Guards go; veteran Chris Kemoeatu is gone now and so is his bone head personal fouls and bad knee. Honestly though, Kemo was one of the better pulling lineman in the league at his position, when
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