Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 10/16/13
By Matthew Marczi It was believed by some that the decision of the Pittsburgh Steelers to acquire offensive tackle Levi Brown from the Arizona Cardinals was made in part because it gave the team the opportunity to put Mike Adams on the shelf for a while in order to break him down without the pressure of being asked to play. Now with Brown putting himself out of the picture before even watching a snap from the sidelines, the Steelers have little choice but to promote Adams back up to second-string from the scout team. I say that, of course, because I refuse to believe that the team could enter a game with Guy Whimper and Cody Wallace as their backup linemen. The biggest question that now remains, however, is what happens next. Will the Steelers afford Adams the opportunity to win back his job when they believe he is ready to resume the responsibility? Or will Kelvin Beachum have to lose the job first for him to get a chance? In other words, is Beachum now the starting left tackle until proven
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