Goodbye William Gay, Robert Golden and Mike Mitchell.
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03-15-2018, 06:38 AM

Gay has the longest current streak of games played in the NFL among defensive players.  He has 544 career tackles, seven sacks, 13 interceptions, 87 pass defenses, 10 forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. 

http://www.steelers.com/news/transactions/article-4/Steelers-release-three-veterans/4cf51e65-3146-423d-a4dd-45bc2f10f90e

Besides ILB, DB has become a priority
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03-15-2018, 11:47 PM

Steelers are reportedly suppose to resign Mike Mitchell. This was more to create cap room. Im not a Mike Mitchell fan. But curious what the Steelers management and front office has in store for the 2018 defense?

It doesn't sound like they are pursuing any veteran free agents, as other teams are signing over the past few days. So whats the game plan? Our defense is not going to get any better this year? Are they going to trade Bryant to

move up in the draft?
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03-16-2018, 01:34 PM

(03-15-2018, 11:47 PM)Cali-Steeler Wrote: Steelers are reportedly suppose to resign Mike Mitchell. This was more to create cap room. Im not a Mike Mitchell fan. But curious what the Steelers management and front office has in store for the 2018 defense?

It doesn't sound like they are pursuing any veteran free agents, as other teams are signing over the past few days. So whats the game plan? Our defense is not going to get any better this year? Are they going to trade Bryant to

move up in the draft?

If the price is right, Tyrann Mathieu. I'd prefer an incentive laden deal to guaranteed money though, and I don't think he'd go for it.
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03-17-2018, 01:32 PM

HONEY BADGER 1 YEARN $7 MIL, TEXANS  

WTF??????
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03-17-2018, 07:59 PM

(03-15-2018, 11:47 PM)Cali-Steeler Wrote: Steelers are reportedly suppose to resign Mike Mitchell. This was more to create cap room. Im not a Mike Mitchell fan. But curious what the Steelers management and front office has in store for the 2018 defense?

It doesn't sound like they are pursuing any veteran free agents, as other teams are signing over the past few days. So whats the game plan? Our defense is not going to get any better this year? Are they going to trade Bryant to

move up in the draft?

The Steelers always wait until the bargain bin is ready to be picked over.  they made a move for a corner last year but for the most part they never participate in the free agent frenzy. They are always up against the cap because they sign their own free agents first.  Been succesful with if so they aren't going to change.   This year however you're looking at a huge hole because of Shazier.  Not sure how they are going to fill  that hole but you can bet it won't be by overpaying for the talent that's out there.  What teams are giving away for some of these free agents is obscene.  At this point there isn't anyone really left that I'd be excited about.   I guess we need "depth".  Hate that word. Means you're going to sign some guys that will never start but you can throw them in there in a pinch?  I dunno.  At this point why even bother?  I don't the success rate for teams that invest a lot of money into free agents against the Steelers that don't.  But I guess if you by regular season records the Steelers have done pretty well.  I don't even pay attention to free agent season as it means next to nothing to the Steelers.
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03-18-2018, 04:01 AM

If they bring back Mitchell I will be disgusted. He's garbage on and off the field.
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03-18-2018, 06:38 AM

(03-18-2018, 04:01 AM)Crash Wrote: If they bring back Mitchell I will be disgusted.  He's garbage on and off the field.

agreed  he's one of those bargain bin free agents we picked up
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03-19-2018, 01:44 AM

Jon Bostic signs with Steelers
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03-19-2018, 11:55 AM

(03-19-2018, 01:44 AM)Crash Wrote: Jon Bostic signs with Steelers

The final piece of the super bowl puzzle
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03-20-2018, 03:04 PM

Steelers are signing Morgan Burnett. The #1 ranked safety on the FA market.
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03-20-2018, 07:31 PM

(03-20-2018, 03:04 PM)Crash Wrote: Steelers are signing Morgan Burnett. The #1 ranked safety on the FA market.

Due to those injuries, Burnett’s athleticism appears to be on the decline. PFF charged him with five of the nine touchdowns against the team’s safeties. Of the free-agent safeties, Burnett ranked No. 1 in tackling efficiency (only two misses) but third-to-last in receptions allowed per coverage snap.

Dunno Crash. tons of injuries. Gives up splash plays. already 29. But he's probably cheap. depth I guess
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03-20-2018, 07:42 PM

He's started every game he's ever played.

My guess is they plan to have him start.
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03-20-2018, 08:41 PM

(03-20-2018, 07:42 PM)Crash Wrote: He's started every game he's ever played.

My guess is they plan to have him start.

yeah he seems to fit right in with our secondary.
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03-21-2018, 12:01 AM

(03-20-2018, 08:41 PM)Rollers Wrote:
(03-20-2018, 07:42 PM)Crash Wrote: He's started every game he's ever played.

My guess is they plan to have him start.

yeah he seems to fit right in with our secondary.

  Rollers, sarcasm?  

((( yeah he seems to fit right in with our secondary )))   Roll
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03-21-2018, 01:24 AM

(03-21-2018, 12:01 AM)Cali-Steeler Wrote:
(03-20-2018, 08:41 PM)Rollers Wrote:
(03-20-2018, 07:42 PM)Crash Wrote: He's started every game he's ever played.

My guess is they plan to have him start.

yeah he seems to fit right in with our secondary.

  Rollers, sarcasm?  

((( yeah he seems to fit right in with our secondary )))   Roll

yeah he gives up splash plays.  What could be better?
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