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Steelers focus on retooling defense in NFL draft

PITTSBURGH (AP) The high-powered offense is in place. The Pittsburgh Steelers know this. The defense coming off its worst statistical season in nearly a quarter century, not so much.

So the Steelers spent the NFL draft throwing young athletic bodies at the problem, hoping something sticks. It might not take much for a team that finished two games shy of the Super Bowl last winter. Pittsburgh used its top three picks and five of its seven overall selections in the draft to revamp a unit that ranked 30th against the pass and 21st overall in 2015, well off the club's typical spot in the top 10.

"If we get our defense back to where we used to be, we'll have the pieces to do something special," outside linebackers coach Joey Porter said.

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AFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Cincinnati 1240.750
x-Pittsburgh 1060.625
Baltimore 5110.313
Cleveland 3130.188
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: B. Roethlisberger3938
Pass TDs: B. Roethlisberger21
Rush Yds: D. Williams907
Rush TDs: D. Williams11
Rec Yds: A. Brown1834
Rec TDs: A. Brown10
Int: M. Mitchell3
Sacks: C. Heyward7.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 6327 (3)
Passing Yards: 4822 (3)
Rushing Yards: 1724 (16)
Points per game: 26.4 (4)
Yards per game: 395.4 (3)
Touchdowns: 42 (9)
Field Goals: 35 (1)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5809 (21)
Passing Yards: 4661 (30)
Rushing Yards: 1459 (5)
Points per game: 19.9 (11)
Yards per game: 363.1 (21)
Touchdowns: 35 (14)
Field Goals: 26 (18)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/15 C. Allen cut
3/31 R. Mathews signed/unrestricted free agent One-year contract (through 2016)
3/25 S. Johnson signed/unrestricted free agent One-year contract (through 2016)
3/15 R. Harris signed/unrestricted free agent Two-year contract (through 2017)
3/14 M. Bryant suspended Indefinite (NFL Substance Abuse Policy)
3/10 L. Green signed/unrestricted free agent Four-year contract (through 2019)
3/9 R. Foster re-signed Three-year extension (through 2018)
3/9 T. Garvin declared free agent
3/9 W. Allen declared free agent
3/9 K. Beachum declared free agent
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team

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