Originally posted at USA Today Sports Steelers Wire
So much for bringing cornerback Steven Nelson back to Pittsburgh.
Per source of ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Nelson has signed a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles valued north of $4 million.
The Pittsburgh Steelers cut Nelson in March after he claimed they were holding him hostage.
If there’s a concern with the Steelers’ defense, it’s at the inexperienced cornerback position. It would’ve been ideal to bring Nelson back for a season — while Cam Sutton (8 starts) and James Pierre (0 starts) have promise, experience trumps hope every time.
Instead, it’s looking like the team may just roll with what it has — at least until cutdowns.
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