Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/20/13
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert is a straight shooter, and doesn’t want to cry over a team that didn’t make the playoffs in 2012. Following Colbert is refreshing because he doesn’t put the beer goggles on; he confronts an issue head on, and shoots from the hip. Colbert spoke about his team stating they have the ‘wants’ not the ‘needs,’ and they are moving forward sifting through free agency doing it the Steeler way. Colbert spoke from Phoenix as the NFL convened for its annual spring meetings. “You could obviously say that we lost starters and some starters have left us,” Colbert said, via Bob Labriola of Steelers.com. “To this point we re-signed one starter and that would be Ramon Foster. Of course, Greg Warren is our starting long-sapper, and we’ve tried to add some complimentary pieces. We are still evolving as a roster, and I don’t think that part of it will be completely done until we get through the draft and the college free agents. There’s still time in free agency to make moves, and the draft will provide the final pieces that we’re going to put back together with the roster.” “Only time will tell,” added Colbert when asked to assess how this will impact the team’s record in 2013. “We’ll see where that goes. You could also argue that we lost pieces from an 8-8 team. So, can we get better? We hope. Had we re-signed folks, we were hoping to be better but now that we didn’t we have to find replacements, again, via free agency or the draft. We hope that we ultimately are a better team.” var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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