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    Dan Connor Visisting Steelers

    Dan Connor visiting the Steelers

    Posted by Mike Florio on March 12, 2013, 11:01 AM EDT

    APOn Monday, the Cowboys dumped veteran linebacker Dan Connor.
    On Tuesday, Connor has plans to head back to his home state. (OK, Commonwealth.)
    Connor will visit the Steelers, according to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com.
    The 3-4 inside linebacker fits the Steelers’ typical free-agency profile. That is, guys who can be gotten cheaply.
    And Connor could end up being a contributor, especially if Lawrence Timmons slides outside to fill the void created by the departure of James Harrison.
    Actually, that could be the best plan for Pittsburgh. With Timmons already under contract for the long haul and with pass rushers more pricey than inside linebackers, the Steelers would be wise to at least consider using Timmons on the outside and acquiring more help for the inside.
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    Fits the mold. He was cut and won't impact comp picks. Will come cheap. Could be a signing talked about for years to come. One mans trash...

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    Goodell bent over the Cowboys so they are in cap hell.

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    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...
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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
    Last edited by Shawn; 03-12-2013 at 12:25 PM.
    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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    Foote supposedly is going to Arizona.

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    What Siggy said. Foote may not leave Arizona without a contract.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JUST-PLAIN-NASTY View Post
    What Siggy said. Foote may not leave Arizona without a contract.
    sweet... i'm really good with that, too!
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    Round 1, Pick 25 (25): Artie Burns, CB; Miami
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    Round 6, Pick 45 (220) (Compensatory Selection): Travis Feeney, OLB; Washington
    Round 7, Pick 8 (229) (From Giants): DeMarcus Ayers, WR; Houston
    Round 7, Pick 25 (246): Tyler Matakevich, OLB; Temple

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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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