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2014 Steelers Roster Projections

Steelers Roster Projections: Cornerbacks

The Steelers currently have seven cornerbacks under contract for the 2014 season. The problem is, only one of them is signed beyond this coming season, leading many to believe cornerback will be a primary target in the upcoming draft.

Steelers Roster Projections: Outside linebackers

Is Jason Worilds the guy who might replace LaMarr Woodley - assuming he's even going anywhere? Or is it the guy the Steelers took in the first round last year?

Steelers Roster Projections: Inside linebackers

Linebacker Larry Foote made himself a leader by only playing in a handful of snaps in 2013. With two years left on his contract, will he be retained?

Steelers 2014 Roster Projections: Defensive ends

Cameron Heyward is clearly the team's top end. Behind him, though, the Steelers' defensive line depth is a question mark heading into 2014.

Steelers 2014 Roster Projections: Nose tackles

Ziggy Hood and Steve McLendon say they've never been talked to about switching positions - McLendon to end or Hood to nose tackle. A few decisions need to be among among Pittsburgh's defensive line in 2014, and it starts with nose tackle.

2014 Steelers Roster Projections: Centers

The return of Maurkice Pouncey is imminent after a successful surgery to repair a torn ACL. The question for this group is who they'll keep to back him up.

2014 Steelers Roster Projections: Offensive guards

Offensive guard will be one of the team's most competitive positions heading into 2014, particularly with the return of 2013 undrafted free agent Nik Embernate.

Steelers 2014 roster projections: Offensive tackle

The key in 2014 is the coach more than the players. The replacement for Jack Bicknell Jr. as the Steelers' offensive line coach needs to have experience with younger players, because that's the commonality among the Steelers' tackles.

Steelers 2014 Roster Projections: Tight ends

Injuries plagued the Steelers' tight ends all season, but still ended strong statistically. Decisions will be made in the near future regarding this group, including veteran Heath Miller.

Steelers 2014 roster projections: Wide receivers

Amid an offseason expected to usher in roster change, the Steelers can take some comfort in the fact Antonio Brown is signed through the 2017 season. Still, finding a complimentary second receiver is a priority this winter and spring.

Steelers 2014 Roster Projections: Running backs

Make no mistake, Le'Veon Bell is going to get nearly every carry. But the team still has a few pending free agents, and it's possible the team tries to keep one or two. More likely, though, the running backs group will look much different in 2014.

Steelers Roster Projections: Quarterbacks

This is a feature package by Dale Grdnic providing a position-by-position look at the current players and what could occur during the upcoming months. This first story looks at the quarterbacks.