Scouts Inc. team capsules: Steelers

If the champs have a weakness, it's along their offensive line

Originally Published: September 3, 2009
By Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.

After extensive offseason film study and conversations with NFL coaches and scouts, this is a quick look at each NFL team on offense and defense heading into the regular season, providing a capsule of what philosophy we will likely see on both sides of the ball as well as who is calling the shots. Here: the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Scouts 2009 capsule -- Pittsburgh Steelers

The defense rarely makes mistakes. Nor does the offense. So what's the weakness of the defending champ? To find out, you must be an ESPN Insider. Insider

Gary Horton spent 10 years in the NFL as a scout and another 10 years at the college level as an assistant coach and recruiter. He is the founder and most seasoned member of the Scouts Inc. staff, and his extensive experience at all levels of football make him an excellent talent evaluator.