Jonathan Dwyer re-signs with Steelers, still has low fantasy value

Jared Wickerham

The Steelers have turned to an old horse to fix their problems in the running game.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly re-signed running back Jonathan Dwyer, who was cut at the end of the preseason.

During Sunday's Week 1 loss to the Titans, the Steelers' running game was dreadful. LaRod Stephens-Howling ran for 19 yards and Isaac Redman ran for just nine yards. With Le'Veon Bell injured, Pittsburgh is going to have a difficult time getting anything going on the ground.

Fantasy spin:

Dwyer doesn't have much fantasy value in standard leagues. He has had chances to prove himself in the past and has always come up short. There is a reason the Steelers invested a high draft choice in Bell.

The running game badly needs a spark, and while Dwyer won't provide it, he's at least a change of pace. The only real chance the Steelers running game has of taking off will be when Bell returns to the lineup.

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