Originally Posted by SteelersCanada
Beachum did play very well for us last year and in the last 7 games, he allowed one sack playing against . The fact that he seo a role and played well shows upside. I would prefer to pour money into a top tier Safety / OLB in free agency, but if can grab a guy like Veldheer or Albert and kick Beachum rounders RT while keeping Gilbert for depth, that would be a great offensive line.
Safety / OLB > CB > T.
I just don't see the true need. We've seen the system that keeps Ben healthy, and its not a dominating LT. It's a system that forces him to play quicker. if anything, giving him the illusion of better protection is just asking him to hold onto it longer and take more sacks. Plus, that's effectively throwing away your two 2nd rounders which I don't think they're prepared to do, especially with Much on board.