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Pittsburgh Steelers Sign OL Doug Legursky; release WR David Nelson

The injury to Maurkice Pouncey brings the need for the Steelers to address depth at the interior offensive line, they have already made their move.

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Due to the injury to Maurkice Pouncey in the Sunday preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, the Pittsburgh Steelers will now be without their starting 3-time Pro Bowl center and need to address a depth concern at the position while Pouncey heals over the next few months.

The Steelers reached into free agency to sign a player they are already familiar with and ironically replaced Pouncey the first time he was injured back in 2010;

Years ago, Legursky served as a rotational interior lineman for Pittsburgh as they dealt with injury after injury to their offensive line. Legursky was adequate in his abilities and his versatility to play either guard position, as well as center, made him valuable to the team.

Legursky parted ways with Pittsburgh to join the Buffalo Bills in 2013, a move which ended up back-firing against Pittsburgh when they lost Pouncey for the season on the first drive of opening day.

Legursky spent 2014 with the San Diego Chargers, but only played two games with them.

As it stands, Legursky is a 29-year old veteran that has experience working with Ben Roethlisberger as a center on the biggest stage of the NFL. This could prove to be a solid resourceful move for the team as they prepare for Pouncey's absence until the later part of the season.