The plethora of new jersey numbers has made watching the Steelers challenging this preseason
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By Anthony Defeo

I admit it, I was at a bar on Thursday night, watching the Steelers take on the Eagles in their first preseason action of 2018.

Therefore, when No. 20 made an interception, the first thing I said was, “Remember last year, when Robert Golden made that sweet pass during the fake punt in the Bengals game?”

It wasn’t long before someone reminded me that Golden was no longer a member of the Steelers. Where is Robert Golden, the safety/special teams ace, these days? Beats me. I’m too busy trying to figure out who No. 20 is.

Thanks to the trusty roster I picked up while at training camp two weeks ago, I now know second-year corner Cameron Sutton is wearing No. 20 this year, which makes sense because rookie and first-round pick, safety Terrell Edmunds, has been sporting Sutton’s old No. 34 since the spring (at least I think he has).

Speaking of this trusty roster I picked up at camp, I literally just found out before sitting down to write this that third-year safety Sean Davis has switched his number from 28 to 21, the number veteran Joe Haden wore last year after signing with Pittsburgh in late August. Haden is now No. 23. But, wait a minute, wasn’t Haden 23 last year? Oh right, that was his number in Cleveland as a longtime member of the Browns....

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