The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly interested in looking at other placekickers, and such a move wouldn't be a surprise, but expected, as Josh Scobee has missed 4 field goals and an extra point through 4 games in this young 2015 regular season.
Dale Lolley of the Washington Observer-Reporter is reporting the Steelers are trying out kicker Kai Forbath as a possible replacement for Scobee.
#Steelers are reportedly going to give Kai Forbath a tryout. Trading one problem for another? Forbath released after 1 game by Redskins— Dale Lolley (@dlolleyor) October 2, 2015
Forbath was with #Steelers special teams coach Danny Smith in Washington.— Dale Lolley (@dlolleyor) October 2, 2015
Forbath is far from a fix to the situation the Steelers find themselves in, but the reality of the situation is all trustworthy placekickers are currently on a NFL team's roster.
Forbath spent his entire career with the Washington Redskins. After being drafted in 2012, Forbath had his best season as a rookie with a 94.4 kicking percentage. His percentage would fall in 2013 to 81.8, only to rebound in 2014 to 88.9. Forbath started the 2015 season with the Redskins, and played in only one game before being released. In that game he attempted two kicks, and missed one of those.
If the Steelers are truly looking at potential options to replace Scobee, it is highly unlikely Forbath is the only kicker brought in for a try-out.