March 15, 2013
According to Gerry Dulac the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed offensive lineman Ramon Foster to a three year deal today. Foster played all 16 games for the Steelers and played right guard, left guard, and right tackle. Over the past three seasons Foster has been one of the most consistent lineman on the Steelers roster and since-becoming-a starter in 2010 he is the only lineman on the Steelers roster who has not missed a game in that span due to injury.
2012 first round pick David DeCastro was drafted to be the Steelers starting right guard. That means that re-signing Foster means that the Steelers see him as their left guard of the future. The question that arises then is what is the plan for Willie Colon? Colon has been rumored to be on the chopping block since the start of the off-season and the signing of Foster makes him expendable.
Tomorrow Foster would have become an unrestricted free agent, but instead he has chose to stay with the Steelers and not test the open market. This al...