The Pittsburgh Tribune Review is reporting that Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is interested in the team signing Byron Leftwich. Leftwich has been the Steelers back up quarterback for 3 of the past 4 seasons. He knows Arians systems and can be a good mentor to Andrew Luck.
Leftwich was expected to be resigned by the Steelers this offseason. He is one of 3 Steelers quarterbacks who are now free agents. The Steelers other two quarterbacks Dennis Dixon and Charlie Batch are both still unsigned. Dixon has been linked to the Broncos but Batch is expected to resign after the Steelers get the cap straightened out.
The Steelers have also added Troy Smith and Jerrod Johnson to their offseason roster. Smith could be a very capable back up to Ben Roethlisberger. He has started in San Francisco and knows what the NFL game is like. As a back up he would be fine.
I will not be sad if Leftwich leaves. He is a good back up but he has yet to be healthy for a full season with the t…
Source: Yardbarker: Pittsburgh Steelers