The success of the Chiefs and 49ers underscore the Steelers' need to emphasize the tight end position

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The success of the Chiefs and 49ers underscore the Steelers' need to emphasize the tight end position
The success of the Chiefs and 49ers underscore the Steelers' need to emphasize the tight end position

There's been a lot of talk this off-season concerning the state of the tight end position in Pittsburgh. The Steelers struggled to get their tight ends involved in the offense in 2019 and debate has centered on whether they should move forward with their current crop or look to upgrade through free agency or the draft. This article examines the growing importance of the tight end position around the league and why, whether it be a personnel move or a scheme change, the Steelers would be wise to place a greater emphasis on the position. As a kid I grew up watching three of the greatest tight ends in football history: Dave Casper, Kellen Winslow and Ozzie Newsome. I loved how they were jacks-of-all-trades,

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