Jun. 11, 2013; Glendale, AZ, USA: Arizona Cardinals tackle Levi Brown during mini camp at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Steelers' trade for Levi Brown reeks of desperation



Despite an 0-4 start to the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t ready to throw in the towel just yet. Through four weeks, the most glaring weakness with them is the play of the offensive line.

They’ve routinely been among the worst units in the NFL, but this year, it’s been the primary culprit in preventing the Steelers from getting a win.

Today, the Arizona Cardinals and Steelers completed a trade that would send offensive tackle Levi Brown to the offensive line-needy Steelers in exchange for draft picks:




The Cardinals are coached by former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, so there is plenty of familiarity there between the Steelers and Cardinals’ offenses, which should help Brown eventually win a starting job in Pittsburgh, presumably over the enigmatic Mike Adams.

But based on Brown’s play, he won’t be worth the salary he’s scheduled to make:


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