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The Steelers Will Have Multiple Watt Brothers In 2020

A Pittsburgh Steelers helmet sitting on the field.

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 01: A detailed view of a Pittsburgh Steelers helmet before their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 1, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

The NFL has dominated headlines in the sporting world over the past two days.

After the league decided not to move back the start of the new league year, soon-to-be free agents could start negotiating new deals. Well, over the past 48 hours a flurry of activity has some of the biggest names in the NFL changing teams.

One of the teams not making significant changes to its roster are the Pittsburgh Steelers. Unfortunately for Steelers fans who hoped the team would make a few deals, there just isn't enough money to go around.

After placing the franchise tag on pass rusher Bud Dupree, Pittsburgh restructured several deals - including Ben Roethlisberger's - in an effort to get below the cap. It appears the team made the necessary moves to free up additional cap space, and added to the team.

According to a report from NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, the Steelers signed former Los Angeles Chargers fullback Derek Watt.

Watt is the older brother of Steelers star pass rusher T.J. Watt and the younger brother of Houston Texans star JJ Watt.

The signing could spell the end for former Pro Bowl fullback Roosevelt Nix. After he spent the majority of the 2019 season on injured reserve, the Steelers clearly feel they need some depth at the position.

Pittsburgh now has two Watts on the roster.

Could J.J. be next?