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Pittsburgh Steelers sign former Broncos tackle Ryan Harris to 2-year contract

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The Pittsburgh Steelers were looking for help at the offensive tackle position, and they found it in veteran offensive tackle Ryan Harris.

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So, about that offer the Pittsburgh Steelers handed out to former Seattle Seahawks tackle Russell Okung -- that is off the table now that the Steelers hosted and signed former Denver Broncos offensive tackle to a two-year contract Tuesday.

The Steelers have clearly moved on from Kelvin Beachum, who has been traveling around the NFL looking for a possible home for 2016 and beyond. Pittsburgh wasn't about to sit around and wait for all available free agent tackles to sign elsewhere before Beachum made his decision.

Harris will likely have the opportunity to be the team's starting left tackle going against Alejandro Villanueva. If he doesn't win the job, he will provide experience at the back up tackle position, something the team didn't have in 2015. What this move means for current back up tackle Mike Adams has yet to be seen, and after spending the entire 2015 season on the Physically Unable to Perform list, his future within the Pittsburgh Steelers organization is anything but definitive.