On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers officially released quarterback Mitch Trubisky, punter Pressley Harvin and offensive lineman Chuks Okorafor. This came after reports surfaced about Trubisky’s departure from the team.
Harvin, a seventh-round pick in 2021, had been the Steelers’ punter for the last three seasons. During his time in Pittsburgh, he averaged 39.4 net yards per kick and landed just under 35 percent of his punts inside the 20-yard-line.
Okorafor joined the Steelers as a third-round pick in 2018. He started 59 games and made 77 overall appearances during his time with the team, with 48 of those games coming from 2020-2022.
The departure of these players marks a significant change for the Steelers as they move forward with their roster. With Trubisky gone, the Steelers will need to find a new quarterback to lead their offense. Harvin and Okorafor’s departures also mean that the team will need to fill those positions as well.