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Thread: Hampton Struggling with Elbow Problem

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    Hampton Struggling with Elbow Problem

    Not good news. It sounds like Casey may be ineffective for awhile. I'm not worried because I think we have lots of depth of the DL and McLendon is an emerging star.
    1.25 DT Vernon Butler, La Tech, 6’4” 323
    2.58 CB Artie Burns, Miami, 5’11” 189
    3.89 OLB, Alex McCalister, Florida, 6’6” 240-Jarvis Jones’ replacement
    4.123 S Jayron Kearse, Clemson, 6’4 216-hybrid type we could use in 3-3-5 defense
    6.220 OT Stephane Nembot, 6’7” 322-raw talent with ton of upside
    7.229 CB Brian Poole, Florida, 5’10” 210
    7.246 WR/KR Ed Eagan, Northwestern State, 5’ 10” 185-need WR depth and returner

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    Benchwarmer Pops8's Avatar
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    rumor is he injured it lifting too much weight during an off camp workout.

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    Legend Shawn's Avatar
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    At this point I prefer McLendon over Hampton.
    1.25 CB Eli Apple-DB-tOSU
    2.58 SS Vonn Bell-DB tOSU
    3.89 DT Javon Hargrave-SC State
    4.123 DE-Matt Judon-Grand Valley State
    6.220 RB-Tyler Erwin-San Jose State
    7.229 WR Geronimo Allison-Ilinois
    7.246 QB-Cody Kessler-USC

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    A Nose Tackle who has had surgery on his knee (needed to hold his ground) AND his elbow (needed to push blockers)? Good night Casey. Role reversal with McLendon. McLendon used to just come in for goalline/short-yardage duty, while Hampton started.

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    It would be good if Casey can be healthy though. Casey would be a good backup.

    Steelers will need Casey in long run.
    Steelers Draft 2015
    Rd 1: Devante Parker - WR/ Kevin Johnson - CB
    Rd 2: Danielle Hunter -OLB
    Rd 3: Steven Nelson - CB
    Rd 4: Derron Smith - S
    Rd 5: Henry Anderson - DE
    Rd 6: Wes Saxton - TE
    Rd 7: Deon Simon - DT

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pops8 View Post
    rumor is he injured it lifting too much weight during an off camp workout.

    tendonitis in the elbow of his eating arm...

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    why again was he just taken off the PUP?


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