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Pittsburgh Steelers have three free agents on the Pro Football Focus Top 75 list

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be faced with some tough decisions this offseason when it comes to potentially re-signing their free agents. See the three players who made the PFF Top 75 list.

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Faced with several challenging decisions this offseason, some of those decisions will be based around the team's players who will be considered free agents when the new league year begins in early March. Of the Steelers many players who could find work elsewhere in 2016, some carry lofty expectations with them.

Recently, Pro Football Focus released their Top 75 Free Agent list, and the Steelers had three players make the unit at differing times.

25. Kelvin Beachum, OT
2015 team: Pittsburgh Steelers

If not for his ACL injury last season, he may have been higher on this list. Beachum was one of the best pass protectors in 2014, allowing just 19 total pressures during the regular season.

The Steelers left tackle was lost for the year after blowing out his ACL mid-way through the 2015 season, and in the process lost a lot of available money on the open market. It was rumored Beachum and the Steelers were in negotiations prior to the season beginning, but the Steelers strict policy of not negotiating contracts during the season put an end to the talks.

Beachum will have to prove his knee injury is in the past, and the only way for him to do that is to get on the field and play. However, it will be a tough decision for a team to pay him starting left tackle money with the unknown of the health and stability of his knee still in question.

35. Ramon Foster, G
2015 team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Foster has consistently been an above-average pass protector, and he earned a career-high run-blocking grade in 2015.

Foster was the picture of durability in his time with the Steelers. Rarely injured, the undrafted free agent made the most of his time with the team by becoming the starting left tackle and anchoring the left interior of the line along with All Pro center Maurkice Pouncey.

Foster could stay in Pittsburgh, but he will have suitors trying to attract him elsewhere. The Steelers will likely have to match an offer made by another franchise, and with the depth at the guard position extremely thin, the team would be wise to get out the checkbook and try and keep Foster in the Steel City for the next few seasons.

58. Brandon Boykin, CB
2015 team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Boykin wasn't given much playing time early on in Pittsburgh, but once he was more involved, he continued to have success like he did in Philadelphia. Over the final five weeks of the regular season, he allowed a passer rating of 65.0 when targeted, and had the eighth-highest grade in coverage among cornerbacks.

It may come as a shock to many to see Brandon Boykin's name on the list, but the way he played down the stretch for the Steelers certainly could earn him some big-time money this offseason. The only down side to Boykin is he is primarily an interior cornerback, not an outside defensive back. He will attract some money, but not the price of the bigger named defensive backs who are able to be on an island on the outside with some of the best receivers the NFL has to offer.

Boykin has said he is leaving the door open for a return to Pittsburgh, but when Antwon Blake and William Gay are also due to hit free agency, the team will likely try to keep at least one of those cornerbacks, and fans everywhere are hoping Boykin is a must-have on the team's offseason to-do list.