At least, that’s life for now as Ben Roethlisberger takes stock of his future, Le’Veon Bell examines his bank account and Martavis Bryant rebuilds his career.
While players often speak of retirement in vague terms as they maneuver for more money, the Steelers apparently are beginning to take him seriously.
At 35, you may put a replacement in place sooner than later, and we did that, again adding a young player like a Josh Dobbs into the mix at this point.
All of a sudden Landry’s [Jones] a free agent last year and that kind of snuck up on us as well, so you want to put another young quarterback in the mix.
The wide receiver, who was suspended for the 2016 season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, has been cleared to participate in preseason practices and games, but his reinstatement is conditional — based on his attendance at mandatory counseling sessions.
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