Originally written on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 6/25/13
In 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers "true" rookies combined to play 966 snaps on either offense or defense and in 2011, that number came in at 1,398 snaps. It's a known fact that Steelers rookies on the defensive side of the ball are lucky to see any playing time during their first season, so because of that, the expectations that both linebacker Jarvis Jones and safety Shamarko Thomas will see more than 200 snaps of playing time each in 2013 must remain tempered. Offensively, skill position rookies such as running back Le'Veon Bell and wide receiver Marcus Wheaton could very well see snap numbers Read more [...]
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