For the majority of 2018, the Steelers had just three outside linebackers available: T.J. Watt, Bud Dupree and Anthony Chickillo. But kept hidden on injured reserve and later added to the roster was undrafted rookie Ola Adeniyi. He was the team's darling of the 2018 preseasonand was kept protected on injured reserve to prevent any team from stealing him from their practice squad.
But why did they go through all that for a player who saw all of nine defensive snaps last season? That's what we look at today: