Why register with the Steelers Fever Forums?
 • Intelligent and friendly discussions.
 • It's free and it's quick. Always.
 • Enter events in the forums calendar.
 • Very user friendly software.
 • Exclusive contests and giveaways.

 Donate to Steelers Fever, Click here
 Our 2014 Goal: $450.00 - To Date: $450.00 (100.00%)
 Home | Forums | Editorials | Shop | Tickets | Downloads | Contact Pittsburgh Steelers Forum Feed Not Just Fans. Hardcore Fans.

Go Back   Steelers Fever Forums > Steelers Football > Pittsburgh Steelers


Steelers Fever Fan Shop

Doc's Sports Get FREE NFL Picks and College Football picks as well as Football Lines like live NFL Lines and updated NFL Power Rankings all at Doc's Sports Service.

Steelers

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-26-2008, 01:52 AM   #1
Steel Pit
Banned
 
Steel Pit's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: London, Ohio
Posts: 737
Gender: Male
Member Number: 2140
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Steelers past FA signings

Seeing that free agents have been the hot topic on this forum lately, I thought that I would list a few of the "top-quality free agent players" that the Steelers have signed over the past 16 years or so.

I haven't done in research on this topic, I'm listing these quality players off the top of my head. Add your comments or anyone that I may have forgotten.

John L. Williams FB

Duvall Love OL

Tom Newberry OL

Ray Seals DE

Yancy Thigpen WR

Norm Johnson K

Jeff Hartings OL

James Farrior LB
Steel Pit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 02:07 AM   #2
The Duke
Living Legend
 

Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 7,459
Gender: Male
Member Number: 4800
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

Kimo was a free agent right?

and sean mahan ......oh, you mean quality, scratch that then
The Duke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 02:30 AM   #3
Rhee Rhee
Head Coach
 
Rhee Rhee's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: 808 state
Posts: 1,890
Gender: Male
Member Number: 7579
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

Farrior and hartings were the best FA signings in recent memory...
__________________
Rhee Rhee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 03:20 AM   #4
Preacher
Living Legend
 

Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3,890
Member Number: 16327
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

Hey...

We brought in a Punter in FA...

I can't remember his name... but something about him...

Hmm... something special....


I think he went his whole career without...... what was that.

Oh yeah..

He never had a punt blocked! That's right! Gardocki!
Preacher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 03:29 AM   #5
Galax Steeler
The Virginia Hillbilly
Supporter
 
Galax Steeler's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Galax Va
Posts: 101,551
Gender: Male
Member Number: 3287
Thanks: 1,229
Thanked 3,578 Times in 1,515 Posts
My Mood: Lurking
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rhee Rhee View Post
Farrior and hartings were the best FA signings in recent memory...
Agreed
Galax Steeler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 05:40 AM   #6
RJC
Bench Warmer
 
RJC's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Continental United States...
Posts: 150
Gender: Male
Member Number: 6896
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

Kevin Green, Kimo Von Olhoeffen, James Farrior, Dwayne Washington, Yancy Thigpen, Chris Gardocki, Wayne Gandy, Will Wolford, John L Williams, Jeff Hartings, and Brent Alexander were all really solid to great free agent acquisitions.

Then you had guys like Duce Staley, Tommy Maddox, Ryan Clark, and Mike Tomczach who all had their "moments".

Also, don't forget we traded for Jerome Bettis who technically wasn't a free agent, but was brought in from another team via trade.

All in all, we've done allright....
RJC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 08:18 AM   #7
The_WARDen
Head Coach
 
The_WARDen's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 1,699
Gender: Male
Member Number: 7628
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

so, basically what I'm understanding here is that the trend says they aren't about to go out and get a stud like Randy Moss?
__________________
After reading the idiotic threads over the past couple of weeks, I ask the question - "Who is worse...Steeler fans or Eagles fans?" Keep in mind that Eagle fans do not know what it's like to win a SB much less 6 and 2 this decade.
The_WARDen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 08:22 AM   #8
SteelersWyo
Draft Prospect
 
SteelersWyo's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Casper, Wy
Posts: 145
Member Number: 66
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

Steelers usually seem to pay modest money in FA for a role player, although some have turned out to be more. Staley was the biggest waste of money EVER in the NFL. The guy was a broken down lame RB in Philly.
SteelersWyo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 09:06 AM   #9
drew102e
Bench Warmer
 
drew102e's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: SouthEast Ohio
Posts: 201
Gender: Male
Member Number: 5081
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

steelers will not be active the first few days of free agency, but i expect them to pick up 1 or 2 pieces of the puzzles prior to the draft
__________________
drew102e is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2008, 10:17 AM   #10
Edman
Living Legend
 

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 5,653
Gender: Male
Member Number: 3261
Thanks: 137
Thanked 440 Times in 213 Posts
My Mood: Brooding
Default Re: Steelers past FA signings

I don't know why people are ragging on Duce. If I can recall he was doing just fine for us until he got that injury in 2004.

Getting bitten by the injury bug was the problem with Duce. He got rusty and never recovered. He could've been servicable or good.
Edman is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:01 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Shoutbox provided by vBShout v6.2.1 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.0.8 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Navbar with Avatar by Motorradforum
no new posts