By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- It appears as though the Steelers wanted to give former draft pick Thaddeus Gibson another look. is reporting that the team put in a waiver claim for the linebacker but were unsuccessful.

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Reportedly, the Steelers, Bears, and Redskins made claims for Gibson. The Redskins had the worst record last year, so were awarded him.

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The Steelers selected Gibson in the 4th round of last year’s draft but eventually cut him.

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The Steelers have a ton of depth at linebacker so it’s curious as to why they’d attempt to bring Gibson back.