5:49 PM EST, Wed February 21, 2018
Black and Gold Links: The Steelers answer at ILB is not currently on the roster

Black and Gold Links: The Steelers answer at ILB is not currently on the roster

While some always think the Steelers can just go to the ‘next man up’, this isn’t the case at ILB. The Pittsburgh Steelers have a huge hole to fill at inside linebacker. This isn’t news. After Ryan Shazier’s injury which equated in spinal stabilization surgery, the Steelers had no answer to fill his vacant position. They tried Tyler Matakevich and L.J. Fort before deciding signing Sean Spence off the couch, literally, would be their best option at the position. If this doesn’t scream the team doesn’t trust the other players on the depth chart to do the job well, I don’t know...

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