PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) — Former Steeler and Pro Football Hall of Fame center Dermontti Dawson joined The Fan Morning Show to talk about this year’s Steelers team, and about an event that he’ll be hosting.
Dawson said that players will always have hopes of turning things around, but he pointed out that the Steelers simply don’t have the talent they once had on offense.READ MORE: Overnight Closure Planned For Pa. Turnpike Between Allegheny Valley And Monroeville Exits
He’d love to see the Steelers go back to the old smashmouth, run-heavy style that they used to favor on offense, but he admits that this would be difficult for them to do, given the group of running backs they have to work with.READ MORE: More Than 240 Runners Complete 150-Mile Relay From Pittsburgh To Maryland On Great Allegheny Passage
When it comes to the Steelers’ young offensive linemen, he said that their development is often tied into their level of maturity. He explained that while different players mature at different rates, it will take any guy some time to reach his full potential.
Dawson was promoting a National Finger Football League tournament, in Lexington, Ky. More information on the tournament can be found here.MORE NEWS: Judge Refuses To Seal Records And Proceedings In Custody Case Involving U.S. Senate Candidate Sean Parnell
The full interview can be heard here: