The Steelers have made very little noise in the free agent market. What rumors there have been were faint if even a flutter. Much of the dust has settled in now and the big names have come off the board. This is when the Steelers normally make their dip into the free agent market and get some role players.
One guy who I think would be a great target would be Larry Grant. He is a 6’1 and 250 inside linebacker. Grant was a back up for the 49ers last season. He saw limited action in the first 12 games. He did most of his work on special teams. Grant is a restricted free agent for the San Francisco 49ers.
In week 13 though Patrick Willis went down with a hamstring injury. Grant got his chance to play and did he ever play well. In first game he came off the bench and had 6 tackles. Five of them being solo tackles. He also had a sack in that game.
Grant got to start the next 3 games as Patrick Willis healed from the injury. Grant made the most of that time. In those 3 …
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