Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 2/6/12

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 27: Head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts to a play while playing the Baltimore Ravens on December 27, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 23-20. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
One of the things that I will be keeping an eye on this offseason is how much Mike Tomlin and the Steelers look at the Fullbacks at the NFL Scouting Combine coming up and if they take one in the 2012 Draft this April.  The Steelers do have a FB on their roster, David Johnson, who is technically a Tight End but he doubles as a lead blocker in certain situations.  The Steelers used to never be without one on their team, most recently Danny Kreider comes to mind. A no nonsense, lunch bucket, type of player. A guy who’s not afraid to take on any linebacker or defensive lineman in order to try and open up a hole.  The Bruce Arians offense in Pittsburgh had no use for a full time blocker of that nature, so that’s why they used Johnson as a stop gap when they wanted extra big guys in to help block. Johnson is not a bad blocker, but I for one would like to see the team spend a roster spot on a full time Full Back. It’s not as though you’d be wasting a roster spot because those guys normally...
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