The Pittsburgh Steelers finished last season 8-8. They watched as the Cincinnati Bengals went to the playoffs. They watched as their bitter rivals, the Baltimore Ravens, won the Super Bowl. 

And now they are still aging and approaching free agency $13.9 million over the salary cap

The Steelers need to cut players to make their salary cap while simultaneously adding quality to the Steelers' fold.

While the Steelers are not known for making a splash during free agency there is no time like the present. For some of their needs this Draft will not be sufficient. So it is time for the Steelers to take a dip into the free agency pool. 

And here are five they need to consider, now.