Found March 06, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
Ryan O'Halloran, the Jacksonville Jaguars beat writer for the Florida Times-Union, reported Tuesday evening on Twitter that cornerback Rashean Mathis was told by the team today that he would not be offered a new contract for next season. Mathis, who played 10 season in Jacksonville after being drafted by the Jaguars in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft, had his best games with the Jaguars against the Steelers. In 2005, Mathis intercepted then-Steelers quarterback Tommy Maddox in overtime of the Week 7 game and returned it for a game-winning touchdown. If that wasn't enough, he also partially Read more [...]
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