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Michael Lombardi attempts to “fix” the Steelers in 4 steps

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With NFL Free Agency started, and the NFL Draft just weeks away, Michael Lombardi attempts to “fix” the Steelers in 4 easy steps.

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There is a lot of discussion among Pittsburgh Steelers fans wondering just what needs to happen for their beloved black and gold to finally get back to the promised land.

Most would agree the team isn’t that far off from returning to the Super Bowl, but just what needs to be fixed for the team to be the AFC representative in Super Bowl 52? Michael Lombardi from theRinger.com gives his 4 steps on how he would “fix” the Steelers.

Take a look at the video below:

Not one to watch a short video? Here are Lombardi’s “fixes” for the offseason leading up to the 2017 season:

  1. Bring Big Ben Back
  2. Long-term deal for Le’Veon Bell
  3. Fix the defense (Outside Linebackers)
  4. Add man-to-man cornerbacks

When looking at this list, there isn’t anything Earth-shattering. Clearly Ben Roethlisberger needs to be under center for the team to win a title, and Bell playing a year on the franchise tag is not what the Steelers ultimately want to do; however, how will they go about adding to their pass rush and more versatile cornerbacks?

After two days of free agency, many fans are skeptical about them bringing in a veteran at either position. Could they strictly improve through the draft, and be playing in February to tell the tale of how they sat back and essentially did nothing in free agency, and still won?

It is possible, but it would take a near flawless draft class for this to take place. That is always a gamble, and it seems as if the Steelers are okay making that gamble.

So, what do you think about Lombardi’s keys to success for Pittsburgh? Agree? Disagree? Would you add, or delete, anything from the list? Some might just laugh at the above video, but it is a good conversation starter. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.