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Pittsburgh Steelers host pair of inside linebackers in search of depth

The Pittsburgh Steelers need depth at inside linebacker, and hosted two players who could potentially help in their search.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers went from a team with some of the best inside linebacker depth in the NFL, to a bare cupboard with the departures of Terence Garvin to the Washington Redskins and Sean Spence to the Tennessee Titans. Although the team still has some depth at the position, it should shock no one the team hosted a pair of linebackers who could help solidify the inside linebacker position.

Per Jeremy Fowler of ESPN:

"Dolphins LB Spencer Paysinger and Seahawks LB Mike Morgan visiting the Steelers today, per source. The two combined for 42 tackles in reserve roles last year."

As stated before, the Steelers have some depth still on their roster in Vince Williams, Jordan Zumwalt and L.J. Fort. However, Zumwalt has yet to make it to a NFL regular season since being drafted in 2014, and Fort saw only minimal special teams play in 2015 after being picked up off waivers from the New England Patriots.

Paysinger played his first four seasons with the New York Giants before playing 2015 as a member of the Miami Dolphins. Morgan has played his entire career with the Seattle Seahawks. Both players have been strictly role players for their respective teams since being drafted.

It is unknown whether both Paysinger and Morgan left Pittsburgh without a contract, but the two experienced linebackers show the team is actively looking for a low-cost option at linebacker to help the team and their depth before heading into 2016.