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Old 03-12-2013, 11:09 AM   #1
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Default Pittsburgh Steelers will likely host Dan Connor

Former Carolina Panthers linebacker Dan Connor received his walking papers from the Dallas Cowboys after both sides failed to agree on a new deal. The Cowboys wanted to restructure Connor’s contract and cut some more cap space, but they ended up cutting cap space in a different way by releasing him. Yeah, it sounds like Connor didn’t exactly want to take a pay cut on the two-year $6.5 million deal the backup LB signed.

Connor ended up starting due to injuries to Sean Lee and Bruce Carter, but he was quite poor and uncharacteristically bad in run defense. An incredible downhill run-stopper with the Panthers, Connor looked nothing of the sort with the Cowboys last season, and he looked almost as bad as Brady Poppinga out there in run defense.

But Connor has plenty of upside after showing his talents with the Panthers earlier in his career. With better coaching and a better environment, there is a good chance of success for him

A steady tackler with excellent technique, Connor will come on the cheap and could be the Steelers answers to the slot next to star Lawrence Timmons at inside linebacker.

http://nflspinzone.com/2013/03/12/pi...st-dan-connor/


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Connor will come on the cheap


well there ya go
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:13 AM   #2
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Former Carolina Panthers linebacker Dan Connor received his walking papers from the Dallas Cowboys after both sides failed to agree on a new deal. The Cowboys wanted to restructure Connor’s contract and cut some more cap space, but they ended up cutting cap space in a different way by releasing him. Yeah, it sounds like Connor didn’t exactly want to take a pay cut on the two-year $6.5 million deal the backup LB signed.

Connor ended up starting due to injuries to Sean Lee and Bruce Carter, but he was quite poor and uncharacteristically bad in run defense. An incredible downhill run-stopper with the Panthers, Connor looked nothing of the sort with the Cowboys last season, and he looked almost as bad as Brady Poppinga out there in run defense.

But Connor has plenty of upside after showing his talents with the Panthers earlier in his career. With better coaching and a better environment, there is a good chance of success for him

A steady tackler with excellent technique, Connor will come on the cheap and could be the Steelers answers to the slot next to star Lawrence Timmons at inside linebacker.

http://nflspinzone.com/2013/03/12/pi...st-dan-connor/


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“@JasonLaCanfora:Cardinals are strong favorites to sign Larry Foote from Pittsburgh, while Dan Connor likely to visit Steelers this week”

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Connor will come on the cheap


well there ya go
If we sign Connor and then Foote goes to Arizona, I will be one of the happiest guys on this board. I can live with Keenan Lewis leaving if we get Connor.
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Praying Connor will be the next Farrior?
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I'm going to go ahead and trust Dick and Butler more than whatever clusterfuck coaching staff they have in Dallas right now. They'd bring the best out of him and if he does come cheap, he's a great pick up. While he's not necessarily starting material, he'd be nice to have in case of injury.
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While he's not necessarily starting material, he'd be nice to have in case of injury.
If Foote leaves he most likely WILL be the starter alongside Timmons - we have nobody else at ILB but Brandon Johnson - Sylvester is gone.
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meh....at best this would be a lateral move

Id rather have foote's instincts who has been a part of our system for years
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If Foote leaves he most likely WILL be the starter alongside Timmons - we have nobody else at ILB but Brandon Johnson - Sylvester is gone.
Good point. I'd still like to see them draft a kid with ridiculous upside (a la, Nico Johnson from 'Bama) in the fourth / fifth and let those two fight it out for the starting position. I also read that Dick LeBeau is especially high on this kid from the Eagles who was just signed to a futures contract this offseason, Brian Rolle. The kids from the article aren't exactly household names, but they're giving them a shot at least.

http://www.steelersdepot.com/2013/03...out-sylvester/

I'd like some camp competition at the ILB position and I think if we do add Connor, he'd just fuel the fire.
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Who? Who the (bleep) are any of these people?
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Who? Who the (bleep) are any of these people?
I believe the word you are looking for is "fuck".
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