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Black Cloud Hanging over Steelers Offensive Line

Black Cloud Hanging over Steelers Offensive Line

I'm not going to scream the sky is falling yet, but if I have nothing to panic about then I'm not happy. The reason for my distress is the black cloud that seems to be hanging over the Steelers offensive line through the early part of training camp. It started even before camp when guard Kendall Simmons was diagnosed with diabetes. It continued when center Jeff Hartings had his knee flair up, the same one that caused him to miss five games last year.

That's a warning flag for a guy who turns 31 next month. Then there is Todd Fordham, the free agent signed to battle Oliver Ross for the starting right tackle spot. He was scratched for the pre season opener with Detroit thanks to a bone chip in his elbow. And I might as well throw guard Dave Costa in there as well. The Ellwood City native who signed as a free agent decided his heart...

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