The Pittsburgh Steelers signed another player who spent the 2014 season on their roster when they agreed to a one-year contract with offensive lineman Chris Hubbard. Hubbard appeared in games in 2014 and spent the entire 2013 season on the Steelers' practice squad.
Hubbard was claimed by the Steelers after going undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft, and has spent his career with Pittsburgh. Hubbard is thought to be a versatile player who has the ability to play multiple positions along the offensive line.
The Steelers have invested heavily in the offensive line in the past 5 years, and in 2014 that investment paid off as the unit primarily stayed healthy and had their best offensive performance in the past decade. Although Hubbard is viewed simply as a backup player, keeping a player who knows the system, the players and coaches and how things function within the organization is a positive sign moving forward for the team.