Predicting the Steelers starting defense ahead of training camp

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With NFL training camps just a few weeks away, it is time for us to update our predictions for the Pittsburgh Steelers starters. We’ve already given you our look at how we think the offense will look and here’s the defense.

Defensive line-Cam Heyward

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Cam Heyward is the ageless wonder and still one of the best playmakers on the defense.

Defensive line-Montravius Adams

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I look for an expanded role for Montravius Adams in 2022.

Defensive line-Chris Wormley

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Wormley remains one of the underrated guys on this defense.

Outside linebacker-T.J. Watt

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T.J. Watt remains the top defensive player in the NFL.

Outside linebacker-Alex Highsmith

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2022 could be a breakout season for the talented young edge rusher.

Inside linebacker-Myles Jack

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The Steelers big addition on defense was Myles Jack who adds tremendous athleticism to the defense.

Inside linebacker-Devin Bush

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This is a make-or-break season for Devin Bush.

Cornerback-Ahkello Witherspoon

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Witherspoon returns as the starter after finishing the season strong.

Cornerback-Levi Wallace

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The Steelers signed Levi Wallace to replace Joe Haden.

Slot cornerback-Cameron Sutton

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Sutton’s versatility will keep him on the field as a hybrid cornerback/safety.

Safety-Minkah Fitzpatrick

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Minkah Fitzpatrick remains one of the top safeties in the AFC.

Safety-Terrell Edmunds

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The Steelers opted to being Terrell Edmunds back and he will once against start at strong safety.

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