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: South Side Residents Fed Up With Violence, But Weary On New Restrictions
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: State Police In Kittanning Searching For Arson Suspect Following Reported Domestic Incident
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: Pittsburgh Police Investigate Shooting On Same Night South Side Traffic Pattern Began
The full interview can be heard here: