The Pittsburgh Steelers have loss several key veteran players in the past few years, such as James Farrior, Casey Hampton, James Harrison,Mike Wallace and Hines Ward. Therefore causing some people around the league to feel Steelers are old and slow. Pittsburgh selected several players in this years draft, that could help them immediately on both of the ball. Rookie (LB) Jarvis Jones from University of Georgia was selected in the first round of 2013 draft class. He is expected to help Steelers aging Linebacker Corp. Le'Veon Bell from Michigan State was selected in the second round to help improve steelers running game. The Steelers must prove themselves this season.

So can the Steelers regain their "Elite Status" as Contenders or are just Pretenders