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    Blount Signed to 2 Year Deal

    Just got an alert from NFL mobile.

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    solidifies are backfield with young talent.
    wont need to draft one until late, if at all
    olb
    cb
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    olb
    rb
    wr
    ilb
    dt

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    I like this!

    I still think we need to bring a couple young guys in. I wouldn't be surprised to see 3 RB draft pick/UDFAs in camp. Would still like to see LSH as third down guy.
    Last edited by Oviedo; 03-29-2014 at 09:59 AM.
    1. Charles Harris-OLB, Missouri
    2. Rasul Douglas-CB, West Virginia
    3. Chris Godwin-WR, Penn State
    4. John Johnson-S, Boston College
    5. James Conner-RB, Pitt
    6. Nazair Jones-DT, North Carolina
    7. Garrett Sickels, DE/OLB, Penn State

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    I love this. I wanted him ever since his draft class. NE is stupid for not caring to get him back. I felt this kid ran like a Steeler all along. I love, love, love this.

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    Just popped on Post Gazette

    [URL]http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/03/28/Steelers-agree-to-contract-with/stories/201403280194[/URL]
    1. Charles Harris-OLB, Missouri
    2. Rasul Douglas-CB, West Virginia
    3. Chris Godwin-WR, Penn State
    4. John Johnson-S, Boston College
    5. James Conner-RB, Pitt
    6. Nazair Jones-DT, North Carolina
    7. Garrett Sickels, DE/OLB, Penn State

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    now, just one late round, light weight who can play 3rd downs/change of pace and the're pretty dang solid
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    1. Takkarist McKinley, OLB, UCLA
    2. Joe Mixon, RB, Oklahoma
    3. Jake Butt, TE Michigan
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    I like the signing - I think Blount is a better back than Dwyer, so this is one area where the Steelers have arguable improved. I'd also like to see a change of pace / return guy type back picked late.

    One thing that I really like is that there is no news of any restructuring, which means that Blount was likely squeezed under the cap with a first year cap hit of less than $1.5 million. I'd think that this will be the last move before the draft, with the Steelers waiting to maybe add one or two more veteran players after Woodley's money becomes available.

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    I really love this pick up. I agree we need a change of pace back. Check my sig for my thoughts on that.
    1. Carl Lawson-DE/OLB Auburn
    2. Marcus Williams-FS Utah
    3 Jake Butt-TE Michigan
    3B. Raekwon McMillan-ILB tOSU
    4. Ahkello Witherspoon-CB Colorado
    5. Eddie Vanderdoes-DT/DE UCLA
    6. Josh Malone-WR Tennessee
    7. Tarik "The Human Joystick" Cohen-RB/WR/PR, NCA+T

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    I think Felix or LSH should be that guy

    Crazy how fast we are at RB with the top two guys totaling 480 pounds

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    Even though we weren't going to draft a RB high, this still allows us to worry less about RB in the draft. Now we can go....

    - CB
    - FS
    - NT
    - WR
    - LB, not necessarily in that order.

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