Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 4/11/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 29: Jerricho Cotchery #89 of the New York Jets runs the ball against Bryan Kehl #53 of the New York Giants on August 29, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
In a flurry of free agent activity the last 2 days, the Steelers have secured the services of another available player. Ok, perhaps “flurry” is going a little overboard but when it comes to free agents and the Steelers, any signing is a big signing. There is none bigger this offseason so far than the return of Jerricho Cotchery. Multiple sources including Rotoworld and TribLive Radio have reported that Cotchery has signed a new 2 yr. deal to return to the Steelers. This is the 3rd free agent signing so far this offseason, which includes Ramon Foster signing his tender offer and newly acquired free agent Tight End Leonard Pope, formally of the Chiefs. With the release Hines Ward and the status of Mike Wallace still up in the air, atleast somewhat, bringing back Cotchery was very important to the future stability of the receivers. Assuming that Wallace does sign his 1 yr. tender, there’s no guarantee the team can ink him long term before he hits the market in 2013. If he is lost to th...
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