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With so many restructures already in the books for the Steelers, along with all the recent cuts, there’s a solid case for keeping NT Casey Hampton on the team in 2012.  “He’s recovering from ACL surgery” you say? Yes indeed he is, but even given that situation, Hampton could still contribute to the team in 2012. One of Hampton’s best friends and long time teammate Chris Hoke is now retired, and the only healthy NT on the roster is Steve McLendon, who will be entering his 3rd seeason out of Troy. Even if they do use a premium draft pick on a NT for the future, there’s still no guarantees on how well he’ll do. At the very least they may consider entering training camp with all 3 and then seeing how things go. If said draft pick is ready or McLendon shows he’s ready to take on the job full time, then maybe you consider letting Hampton go. Cutting the big snack ahead of time puts them in a very uncomfortable position and all but forces their hand to draft a NT. The Steelers rarely enter...
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