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    I haven't followed Connor much, but looking at his stats, I'm not sure that he is actually an upgrade over Foote:

    http://www.pro-football-reference.co...C/ConnDa99.htm

    In any event, I'd rather see the Steelers keep Timmons inside. He was awful as an OLB. If I recall, he got no pressure despite being asked to rush quite a bit due to his unfamiliarity with the other responsibilities.

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    Speaking of comp picks, the Steelers may receive one for Willie Gay last year...

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    It would be difficult to not be happy with Conner being signed..
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    Quote Originally Posted by SteelerOfDeVille View Post
    as soon as i saw this cut, i thought, "he'll be a Steeler this fall" cuz he does fit the mold. Honestly, I hope it means bye bye Foote...

    REALLY like it if he signs...

    Preach it brother SoD. Connor>Foote
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    Quote Originally Posted by phillyesq View Post
    I haven't followed Connor much, but looking at his stats, I'm not sure that he is actually an upgrade over Foote:

    http://www.pro-football-reference.co...C/ConnDa99.htm

    In any event, I'd rather see the Steelers keep Timmons inside. He was awful as an OLB. If I recall, he got no pressure despite being asked to rush quite a bit due to his unfamiliarity with the other responsibilities.
    He would be a 5 year younger - cheaper "lateral" signing at worst imo. He is more athletic and better in coverage than Foote is right now. Bigger thing would be he could play ST. I was hearing Foote still wanted to be paid like a starter for 2 more years and the Steelers have him tagged as insurance & want to pay him accordingly. Foote will make some rounds to help his market and the Steelers will protect themselves.



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    Connor would be a good, smart signing.

    A guy that is talented but on 2 crappy teams. He fits our system, he is only 27 and we could probably get him for very cheap.... cheaper than Foote and probably no loss in productivity. He fills a void and gives Spence some more time.

    With that being said, I still wouldn't be surprised if a ILB is picked in the first three rounds of the draft.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slapstick View Post
    Speaking of comp picks, the Steelers may receive one for Willie Gay last year...
    You are correct. Projected as a 7th round comp.



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    Quote Originally Posted by steelz09 View Post
    Connor would be a good, smart signing.

    A guy that is talented but on 2 crappy teams. He fits our system, he is only 27 and we could probably get him for very cheap.... cheaper than Foote and probably no loss in productivity. He fills a void and gives Spence some more time.

    With that being said, I still wouldn't be surprised if a ILB is picked in the first three rounds of the draft.
    Timmons, Conner, Rolle, Spence.... no real need for a rookie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by phillyesq View Post
    I haven't followed Connor much, but looking at his stats, I'm not sure that he is actually an upgrade over Foote:

    http://www.pro-football-reference.co...C/ConnDa99.htm

    In any event, I'd rather see the Steelers keep Timmons inside. He was awful as an OLB. If I recall, he got no pressure despite being asked to rush quite a bit due to his unfamiliarity with the other responsibilities.
    He has started games, but never gone a full 16. That is why his stats are what they are. He's a younger Larry Foote. He'll be 28 this year. That is a good thing.

    They will keep Timmons inside. They will not move him outside. Butler said it was a huge mistake and set him back in 2011.
    Here comes the BOOM!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    Timmons, Conner, Rolle, Spence.... no real need for a rookie.
    Spence is likely to not recover from his injury. He has nerve damage and has what's called "drop-foot". Can't count on him for this year at least.
    Here comes the BOOM!

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