View Full Version : Tomlin: Steelers open to outside help

09-27-2011, 09:06 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Marcus Gilbert and Doug Legursky's left shoulders appear to be OK. Maybe. Jonathan Scott's left ankle remains tender but not terrible. Probably.
Still, if you're an out-of-work offensive lineman, there could be a call from the Pittsburgh Steelers in your near future.
Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday the Steelers are "open to looking to maybe bring someone in" this week to provide the team with some much-needed depth after three starters had to be helped off the field during Sunday night's 23-20 victory over Indianapolis.
Tomlin stressed the team is looking for depth, not someone to show up on Wednesday and be ready to play in Sunday's game at Houston.
"It would just be for practice purposes only," Tomlin said.

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Count Steeler
09-27-2011, 09:12 PM
Is Jamon Meredith able to play? Chris Scott? Are you available this Sunday?

09-28-2011, 03:50 AM
There has to be O-line free agents who are better than what we have. A lot of veteran O-lineman got released in the off-season. Guys like Rich Seubert, Shaun O'hara, Shawn Andrews, Leonard Davis, Nick Kaczur not to mention Starks and Flozell could be better than what we have.