View Full Version : Steelers bring in trio of free-agent CBs for a try out
09-06-2012, 02:49 AM
no harm in kicking the tires on what's out there...
Steelers | Trio of CBs try out
Wed, 05 Sep 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers recently worked out free-agent CBs Dominique Franks (Falcons), Terrence Johnson (Colts) and Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (Cowboys).
Source: Scout.com - Aaron Wilson
09-06-2012, 06:47 AM
Franks is a good player. He got caught in a numbers game in Atlanta, but he could be a very good dime back. Ansah has great athleticism and good size, not sure about his brain (I believe he went to IUP).
09-06-2012, 01:42 PM
Well, scratch Franks as a potential option.
Falcons re-sign Dominique Franks
Posted by Josh Alper on September 6, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT
Cornerback Dominique Franks was one of the players sent packing when the Falcons made their way down to 53 players on Aug. 31.
Less than a week later, he’s back on the team’s roster. The Falcons have re-signed Franks, their fifth-round pick in 2010, and waived wide receiver Tim Toone with an injury to make room for him. Franks had 20 tackles and two interceptions for Atlanta in 2011.
In Frank’s brief period of unemployment, he paid visits to the Steelers, Chiefs and Dolphins. He said Thursday that he’s happy to be back in Atlanta, though.
“They wanted to bring me back and this is where I always wanted to be,” Franks said, via Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It’s always good to be able to come back an reunite with the guys and the coaches. There are no hard feelings at all. I know it’s a business, so I just have to come in and prepare even harder and make sure that this doesn’t happen again.”
Franks saw time as a punt returner in the preseason, as did Toone, so he could be heading back to that role. Toone’s departure leaves the Falcons with four wide receivers on the active roster.
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