Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 11/17/14

DENVER - AUGUST 29: Head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers has something to say to cornerback Keenan Lewis after he was called for a personal foul as he tackled Brandon Lloyd of the Denver Broncos during preseason NFL action at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 29, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Anyone else feel like they need a crystal ball right now? Maybe some tea leaves or some tarot cards? With William Gay back in Pittsburgh, the ramifications have numerous residual effects. 1. Does this mean the Steelers will not even attempt to re-sign free agent cornerback Keenan Allen? 2. Could it mean the end of Curtis Brown? 3. Where do you list Gay on the depth chart? Is he automatically Lewis’ replacement of does he become the nickel and Cortez Allen takes over for Lewis. Let’s say the move means the end of Keenan Lewis in Pittsburgh and there’s two reasons to suggest this exactly where the team is going. First, Lewis is going to be expensive. Probably more expensive then any of us realize. Secondly, Lewis is not nearly the turnover machine that Cortez Allen proved himself to be last season when he forced five. This team needs turnover creation in the worst way too and Allen is signed through 2015 so perhaps he is the answer the Steelers want him to be. If Lewis does re-sign, t...
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  • Good Lewis stinks. Does anyone realize that Lewis could not beat out Gay till Gay left for Arizona. Or McFadden for that matter. The Steelers should not overpay for Lewis! Nobody talks about Lewis getting beat by Dez Bryant or AJ Green in very crucial parts of games. Everybody wants to blame Ben. Oh yeah the dropped interception against Tennessee. Do not overpay for Lewis, buyer beware!
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