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    Steelers bringing in Gradkowski for visit

    @AdamSchefter: Bengals QB Bruce Gradkowski scheduled to visit the Steelers on Wednesday. Steelers looking for another backup


    It'll better than Leftwich. Batch is back..but will be our third. Wilson will be practice squad, if not cut by training camp.
    Round 1, Pick 15 (15)- Ryan Shazier, ILB; Ohio State
    Round 2, Pick 14 (46)- Stephon Tuitt, DE; Notre Dame
    Round 3b, Pick 33 (97)- Dri Archer, RB; Kent State
    Round 4, Pick 18 (118 )- Martavis Bryant, WR; Clemson
    Round 5, Pick 17 (157)- Shaquille Richardson, CB; Arizona
    Round 5b, Pick 33 (173)- Wesley Johnson, OT; Vanderbilt
    Round 6, Pick 16 (192)- Jordan Zumwalt, OLB; UCLA
    Round 6b, Pick 39 (215)- Daniel McCullers, DT; Tennessee
    Round 7, Pick 15 (230)- Rob Branchflower, TE; Massachusetts

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    Last month I said I hoped we got the Pittsburgh native in.
    Still remember when he led that comeback victory for the Raiders against us a few years ago.

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    I think Grad is a good back up. This is an upgrade over what we had.

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    This would be a very good move.

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    It would make sense to try and sign him, two hometown guys backing up Ben would be great, I just hope he and Batch never see the field in 2013.

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    Another out of work Yinzer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siggy00 View Post
    Another out of work Yinzer.
    Crash there is only one fragile Big Ben! He can't back up himself. Yinzers come cheap and play there hearts out as a BACK UP.

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    Cheap = scrub.

    Go get a vet who's done something.

    If he wasn't local we wouldn't give him the time of day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siggy00 View Post
    Cheap = scrub.

    Go get a vet who's done something.

    If he wasn't local we wouldn't give him the time of day.
    Who do you suggest as a backup QB? How much cap space should be devoted to a backup QB?

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    Yep Batch has been a scrub. Name me that vet that will come in cheap enough to back up the QB that does no wrong? Lefty did something in this league and was a scrub compared to Batch. There is a reason the scrub yinzer Bruce has been on a team for 6 years in the NFL. I will follow the lead of NFL teams over you Crash. He can be a good back up here. Yinzer or not.

    On a side note while looking up how many years he has been in the NFL I see this on his wiki page:
    On March 11th, it was announced via Twitter that Bruce Gradkowski had reached a 'verbal agreement' with Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim to become the teams 2013 starting quarterback.

    Does Twitter lie? LOL

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