Pittsburgh Steelers are internet hosting five-time Professional Bowl Guard Trai Turner to go to, in keeping with the report
The Steelers go into what may be Ben Roethlisberger’s final season in Pittsburgh. Not only that, but they are doing it with at least three new starters on Big Ben’s offensive line. Protecting the longtime quarterback figures is paramount to their 2021 playoff hopes, yet left first string Alejandro Villanueva, left guard Matt Feiler and center Maurkice Pouncey are all gone. On Friday, however, the team welcomed a big name in town who continued to seek help in advance and welcomed former Pro Bowl guard Trai Turner as a free agent on a visit, as reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Second year security guard Kevin Dotson, a 2020 fourth round pick, is currently dubbed the Steelers’ left guard, with three-time all-pro David DeCastro jailed in the right guard position. Turner, 28, stands for potential competition inside, though it’s unclear whether a Pittsburgh deal is imminent.
Turner, a 2014 Panthers third round pick, was traded from Carolina to Chargers in a direct swap for left tackle Russell Okung in the final off-season. Injuries limited him to nine starts with Los Angeles in 2020, and he hasn’t played a full season in five years. But he also has one of the most accomplished résumés of any lineman left on the market. One of the game’s top run blockers at its peak, Turner scored five consecutive Pro Bowls in Carolina from 2015 to 2019 and earned a five-year extension of $ 45 million with the Panthers.