Steelers reportedly talking trade with Cardinals for OT Levi Brown

USA TODAY Sports

It may be a week off from playing football, but the Steelers are wasting no time trying to get better. According to Jason La Canfora, the front office is looking to bring in a veteran offensive lineman.

Kelvin Beachum may be the new starter at left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers over Mike Adams, but he may not remain there for long.

According to Jason La Canfora, the Steelers are looking to bring in a veteran offensive tackle to fix their protection issues.

The old joke used to run along the lines of unwanted Steelers finding new homes with the Arizona Cardinals, from Rashard Mendenhall to Bruce Arians. Levi Brown has fallen out of Arians' good graces and is wearing out his welcome in Arizona, after the Cardinals drafted him fifth overall in the 2007 NFL draft.

While Brown is not an considered an elite level talent, he is still most likely an upgrade over the efforts of Adams in the first four weeks of the season due to his veteran experience.

It's uncertain who or what the Steelers are offering in return. The deal could simply be for future draft picks, or possibly involve a current player. Either way, the Steelers are not winning with the roster they have now, and having a bye week is the perfect opportunity for players to join new teams.

More from Behind the Steel Curtain:

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Behind the Steel Curtain

You must be a member of Behind the Steel Curtain to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Behind the Steel Curtain. You should read them.

Join Behind the Steel Curtain

You must be a member of Behind the Steel Curtain to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Behind the Steel Curtain. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker