Last season we saw the return of the Steelers Curtain defense in Pittsburgh. This group was smothering all season long and kept a team with a hobbled defense in the playoff hunt until the final week.
Unfortunately, this season is likely the final iteration of this group as free agency looks to cut this roster in a big way. We saw the front office lock up DT Cam Heyward just days before the start of the season but this leaves several more pending 2021 free agents with very little money to sign them.
Here’s our way-too-early look at the Steelers 2021 starting defense.