although Ben Roethlisberger He has not made his retirement official, it is agreed that the veteran player will not return to the NFL in 2022. Given this,The Steelers are already considering their next options.
Regarding the research that will start in Pittsburgh in the coming months, Mike Tomlin He was excited to be looking for the club’s new midfielder.”I’m excited for the challenge. Those of us who compete on the team are. This is the challenge. “It will not be easy,” he told a news conference.
Although Tomlin’s words fill fans Los Steelers, they may be A bad omen for the current midfielders on the roster.
After Big Ben retired, Pittsburgh will only have Mason Rudolph and Dwayne Haskins on the list. Both quarterbacks combined for a 5-14-1 record, 5,170 yards, 28 touchdowns and 25 interceptions; In this regard, Tomlin confirmed that they are also being considered.
There are no preferences set
Tomlin also made it clear that the Steelers had no particular interest in signing an NFL veteran or experiencing a rookie selection. “I did not say that. Like I said, I think it’s appropriate that we be open to everything.”
Given these two options, the Steelers could try through recruitment And find some of the most popular potential clients: Kenny Beckett (Pittsburgh)Matt Coral (Ole Miss) y Desmond Ryder (Cincinnati). in case of selection Free Agency, Russell Wilson & Aaron Rodgers It seems to be the most attractive option.