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 Post subject: Justin Houston anyone?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:51 pm 
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Reading via various tweets and google searches the Steelers are interested

Wonder if it’s bullshit or legit

Thoughts?

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:56 pm 
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I said in another thread if it came down to Houston or Tate, I'd take Houston

Our defense needs the resources and I wouldn't expect immediate help from the rookie class on that side of the ball

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Donnie Brasco wrote:
I said in another thread if it came down to Houston or Tate, I'd take Houston

Our defense needs the resources and I wouldn't expect immediate help from the rookie class on that side of the ball


I agree if given the choice between those two

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:15 pm 
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Same. Short-term solution but I like it.

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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https://mobile.twitter.com/GarryBooksPG ... r%5Eauthor

Is this guy a reliable source?

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:30 pm 
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Holy hell. Not only a potential signing, but a potential cut? Besides Morgan Burnett, who else is a candidate to be cut for cap savings?

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
Holy hell. Not only a potential signing, but a potential cut? Besides Morgan Burnett, who else is a candidate to be cut for cap savings?


Pending restructure?

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
Holy hell. Not only a potential signing, but a potential cut? Besides Morgan Burnett, who else is a candidate to be cut for cap savings?

Well, I was reading that as guys getting restructured, but I like your way better... :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Here are the Steelers players who'd be at least $1M in cap savings if cut, and who have even a snowball's chance of being cut:

Morgan Burnett: 3,633,332
Brimble: 2,025,000
Bostic: 1,800,000
Burns: 1,757,862

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
Here are the Steelers players who'd be at least $1M in cap savings if cut, and who have even a snowball's chance of being cut:

Morgan Burnett: 3,633,332
Brimble: 2,025,000
Bostic: 1,800,000
Burns: 1,757,862

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Isn't ben do to get his extension today too?


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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Don’t shoot messenger

Just read on Twitter 4/$52k

https://mobile.twitter.com/search?q=jus ... r%5Esearch

Who really knows....

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Damn did we land him?


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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Orangesteel wrote:
Damn did we land him?


Nothing yet.....just rumor thus far

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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BarryFoster wrote:
Don’t shoot messenger

Just read on Twitter 4/$52k

https://mobile.twitter.com/search?q=jus ... r%5Esearch

Who really knows....

4years/52 million...$37 million guaranteed???
Must be a differential Pittsburgh Steelers... :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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I know we talk a bunch of shit around here. But.

Anybody want to hazard a guess, good and bad, what Dupree would look like as an ILB on this defense? Is there any way that you can imagine it being a positive? Best-case scenario? Larry Timmons?

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
I know we talk a bunch of shit around here. But.

Anybody want to hazard a guess, good and bad, what Dupree would look like as an ILB on this defense? Is there any way that you can imagine it being a positive? Best-case scenario? Larry Timmons?


Would he be better than Bostic?

If the answer is yes, do it

Assuming Houston gets his OLB spot

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Jobus Rum wrote:
BarryFoster wrote:
Don’t shoot messenger

Just read on Twitter 4/$52k

https://mobile.twitter.com/search?q=jus ... r%5Esearch

Who really knows....

4years/52 million...$37 million guaranteed???
Must be a differential Pittsburgh Steelers... :lol:


Prob bullshit....I’m scouring the inter web and see nothing

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
I know we talk a bunch of shit around here. But.

Anybody want to hazard a guess, good and bad, what Dupree would look like as an ILB on this defense? Is there any way that you can imagine it being a positive? Best-case scenario? Larry Timmons?


Use him like Shazier????

He's the closest LB as far as the athleticism and speed that they have.....

Not the craziest idea, one of the reasons they let Fort go in FA???

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Chiefs picked up Okafor in his place.


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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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BarryFoster wrote:
bradshaw2ben wrote:
I know we talk a bunch of shit around here. But.

Anybody want to hazard a guess, good and bad, what Dupree would look like as an ILB on this defense? Is there any way that you can imagine it being a positive? Best-case scenario? Larry Timmons?


Would he be better than Bostic?

If the answer is yes, do it

Assuming Houston gets his OLB spot

Better question...Is he better than Vince. That’s the guy that needs replaced first...then Bostic.
Try DuPree inside. Why not...what can it hurt? It either works or it doesn’t.

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:48 pm 
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wikipedia has him as a current member of the steelers :lol:


ill believe it when schefter reports it

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Why I find this unlikely, Dupree and Chickillo could have been let free/cut yet they're eating up over 11M this season. All that could have been avoided if they signed Houston before Tuesday.


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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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Then there's this for what it's worth: https://www.behindthesteelcurtain.com/2 ... pdate-news

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 Post subject: Re: Justin Houston anyone?
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GreekSteel wrote:
wikipedia has him as a current member of the steelers :lol:


ill believe it when schefter reports it

Just looked at Wiki, now its the Browns, lol.


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