On Tuesday, it was announced that Pittsburgh Steelers' right tackle Willie Colon will miss the entire 2010 season after suffering a torn Achilles tendon. These reports seemed to coincide perfectly with reports that the Steelers were interested in former Dallas tackle Flozell Adams.
Indeed, they are.
Adams is visiting Pittsburgh this week and, according to a source in contact with the NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora, he has undergone a physical as a part of this visit. If he comes to Pittsburgh, Adams could move to the right side--where he hasn't played since his rookie year, 1998--or replace Max Starks on the left, as Starks moves to the right.
That is, this potential union makes sense.
But that doesn't mean the two sides are on the verge of the deal, nor does it mean that Pittsburgh is the only horse in this race. Several other teams have expressed interest as well, according to Adams' agent Jordan Woy and, together, they are still looking for "the best fit."
Adams had previously visited Denver, who could use some experience at the tackle position, and one would guess that they are one of the aforementioned "several teams" still interested.
A five-time Pro Bowler, the veteran tackle is--per LaCanfora's report--"considered the best offensive lineman available at this time." This is probably true and, as of now, it's hard to imagine the interest in "The Hotel" will wane to any degree up until the day a deal is struck.