Continuing with part 77 of our 90ish-part series — assuming the roster does not change before we are complete — which will break down each player of the Steelers current 90-man (now 80-man) roster in alphabetical order. This series will encompass many aspects of each players game and their current role with the team. At the end, I’ll give some projected stats as well as their chances to make the 53-man roster.
If Cameron Heyward and the Steelers are unable to come to an agreement this month, which seems to be getting more likely by the day, then he’ll be a free agent entering the 2021 season. JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Conner will see their rookie deals expire, and it appears each will have a lot on the line in 2019 — determining their careers in Pittsburgh. Bud Dupree will play under the franchise tag in 2020, hitting the open market again next season.
The medical cart comes out, fans are reading Kevin Colbert’s lips telling Mike Tomlin Shazier can’t move and the reports begin rolling in. From that moment Shazier was told it was unlikely he would ever walk again, let alone play football again. But Shazier made it a point to prove people wrong.