Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/22/12

CINCINNATI - DECEMBER 27:Todd Haley, head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs reacts to his teams play against the Cincinnati Bengals in their NFL game at Paul Brown Stadium December 27, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by John Sommers II/Getty Images)

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their first OTA on Tuesday and the team will get a first look at new offensive coordinator Todd Haley and his offense on the field. For some, it will also be the first time that they can start catching the staff’s eye and possibly earning a coveted roster spot.

Unfortunately, the opening day roster is only made up of 53 players. Some will not make it out of OTA’s or mini-camps and will not be able to realize their dream to play in the NFL with the Steelers or even fight for one of those. While every person going into these offseason workouts has at least a punchers chance, many already see the writing on the wall, making it somewhat easy to project the opening day roster.

Below is the first complete look at the 25 men, who we project will make the final 53 man roster on offense (although, Max Starks will take a spot if he is recovered from his ACL injury and resigned). The breakdown is 10 offensive linemen, five running backs, five wide receivers, three tight ends and two quarterbacks. Do you agree with us? Let us know how we did.

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