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    Quote Originally Posted by Rara View Post
    Watch his college highlights on youtube. He tied the team record of 4 sacks in one game..look at highlights when he played in Dallas. He played behind DeMarcus Ware.

    You want to get more technical? James Farrior didn't do anything when he played for the Jets...we signed him and look how well he turned out for us. Like I said, Butler is only 25 (yeah, I posted he was 26 in my previous post..my bad)..could be a gem.
    What?? Talk about someone not doing their homework. James Farrior had 142 tackles for the Jets the year before he became a Steeler. I would hard think that would fall under the category of "not doing anything."
    Steelers 2014 Draft

    1-Darqueze Dennard CB Michigan State
    2-Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
    3-Jordan Tripp ILB/OLB Montana
    4-Christian Jones ILB Florida State
    5-Brent Urban DE Virginia
    5-Michael Schofield OG/OT Michigan
    6-Kadeem Edwards OG Tennessee State
    6-Ben Gardner DE Stanford
    7-Aaron Colvin CB Oklahoma

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dee Dub View Post
    What?? Talk about someone not doing their homework. James Farrior had 142 tackles for the Jets the year before he became a Steeler. I would hard think that would fall under the category of "not doing anything."
    I would try hard to read before you send, if I were you.
    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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    Steelers to bring in OLB Victor Butler for a visit

    In an offseason that's seen the Steelers lose a third round pick from the 2009 draft (Mike Wallace) and their first round pick in 2008 (Rashard Mendenhall), they may be in position to take a young player off another team.Cowboys outside linebacker Victor Butler, a fourth-round pick in 2009, is set to visit the Steelers, reported CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora via Twitter Wednesday.
    La Canfora said "several teams" will be interested in Butler, who had three sacks and a forced fumble, appearing in all 16 of Dallas's games last season. Interest from other teams is intriguing, and while the Steelers have been fleeced out of a few of their new fourth-year free agents (with Keenan Lewis, a college teammate of Butler's at Oregon State), it's tantalizing to think about signing someone else's.
    Butler saw limited duty with the Cowboys, considering the talent they have at outside linebacker. He provided decent pressure when he was in there, but there are some concerns about the level of run support he's able to provide.
    The Steelers had Dan Connor in for a visit recently, but no contract materialized out of it. Butler would be the second, and would be in position to compete for a starting position with Jason Worilds, and fill in for LaMarr Woodley when he pulls a hamstring.
    Here comes the BOOM!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rara View Post
    I would try hard to read before you send, if I were you.
    Yeah I think you got the point. You didn't know much about James Farrior just like you dont really know much about Victor Butler.
    Steelers 2014 Draft

    1-Darqueze Dennard CB Michigan State
    2-Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
    3-Jordan Tripp ILB/OLB Montana
    4-Christian Jones ILB Florida State
    5-Brent Urban DE Virginia
    5-Michael Schofield OG/OT Michigan
    6-Kadeem Edwards OG Tennessee State
    6-Ben Gardner DE Stanford
    7-Aaron Colvin CB Oklahoma

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    Did we bring him in today?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Pittsburgh View Post
    Did we bring him in today?
    He was supposed to arrive @ 5:00 tonight, we might know something later or by morning.

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    Discussing contract over dinner right now.
    Trade our 1/15 to SF for 1/30, 2/56, 4/129

    1/30-Louis Nix-DT-ND
    2/46-Stephon Tuitt-DE-ND
    2/56-Jordan Mathews-WR-Vandy
    3/97-Phillip Gaines-CB-Rice
    4/118-Taylor Hart-DE-Oregon
    4/129-Lache Seastrunk-RB-Baylor
    5/157-Aaron Colvin-DB-Oklahoma
    5/173-Brandon Thomas-OL-Clemson
    6/192-Ka'Deem Carey-RB-Arizona
    6/215-Prince Shembo-OLB_Notre Dame
    7/230-Colt Lyerla-TE-Oregon













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    Quote Originally Posted by Steelhere10 View Post
    No chance, he's too young and never played with us before it's not the Steelers MO.
    we can always get Haggins

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelerkeylargo View Post
    Discussing contract over dinner right now.
    Really? THATS GREAT! Hope it gets done! Beanie would just be a bonus
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Lemming View Post
    we can always get Haggins
    I hear Jason Gildon is looking to get back into action...

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