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    Steelers sign former Texans CB Brice McCain

    Originally a 6th round pick out of Utah. 5'9", 187 lbs. Has 10 starts in 5 seasons in Houston. Likely a depth/special teams signing. He does have 5 career interceptions. Length/terms not yet known.


    1.22 OLB Alvin "Bud" Dupree, 6'4" 269
    2.56 TE Clive Walford, 6'4" 251
    3.87 CB Alex Carter, 6'0" 196
    4.121 OT Donovan Smith, 6'6" 338
    5.160 FS Kurtis Drummond, 6'1" 208
    6.199 WR Stefon Diggs, 6'0" 195
    6.212c CB Cam Thomas, 6'0" 195
    7.239 OLB Obum Gwachum, 6'5" 246

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    RB John Crockett, 6'0" 217
    RB Corey Grant, 5'9" 201
    DE B.J. Dubose, 6'4" 284
    DE Martin Ifedi, 6'3" 275
    FS Jordan Haden, 5'11" 200
    P Spencer Roth, 6'4" 227

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    GROSS

    Please cut him before camp

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    Steelers sign Brice McCain

    by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

    (1:19 pm ET) The Steelers signed former Texans cornerback Brice McCain, reports Steelers Depot. He's coming off a horrible season in Houston that led to his release.

    http://fantasynews.cbssports.com/fan...0/brice-mccain

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    The substandard is the substandard.

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    Puzzling. Maybe he can help on ST's, but it's hard to see him helping our D get better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Notleadpoisoned View Post
    The substandard is the substandard.
    no kidding...

    McCain was rated dead last among 110 CBs rated by Pro Football Focus.

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    This ranks with the Guy Wimper signing last year.
    <a href=http://seahawknationblog.com/files/2011/02/roger-goodell.jpg target=_blank>http://seahawknationblog.com/files/2...er-goodell.jpg</a>

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    Maybe Lake thinks he can coach him up. Before last season, he had a couple of good years as a nickle back. And he has good speed. Guess we'll see.

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    I don't think that he's even assured of making the team. He's a little bit of depth at a position where the Steelers currently have none. If camp opened today, he'd be competing for the #4 CB spot. I'm hoping for a better option, but there are worse things than veteran depth.

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    He will replace Curtis Brown for camp. The draft plan shouldn't change at all. He probably won't make it to the final 53
    1. CB Marcus Peters Washington 6/190
    2. OG Josue Matias Florida State 6-6/320
    3. OLB Geneo Grissom Oklahoma 6-4/250
    4. DL Ellis McCarthy UCLA 6-5/330
    5. TE Jeff Heurman Ohio State 6-5/255
    6. FS Adrian Amos Penn State 6/200
    7. DT Terry Williams East Carolina 6-1/340

    UDFA
    DB Justin Cox Mississippi St. 6-2/190
    OLB Davis Tull Chattanooga 6-2/242

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