Originally written on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 11/19/14
The details of the five-year, $26.3 million contract that former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis signed with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday are starting to emerge. Lewis reportedly received a $6 million signing bonus and his 2013 base salary is $1 million. If those numbers hold true, Lewis will have a 2013 cap hit of $2.2 million. The base salary of Lewis in 2014 seems likely to be $3.5 million, which would put his cap number that year at roughly $4.7 million. It sounds as if the Saints guaranteed the first two years and of course this signing bonus. That is not surprising. So Read more [...]
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  • One of the best moves the Steelers made! Lewis is overrated and look what happened to the secondary after Taylor went down. Got torched by Rivers and Romo. Lewis finally won the position with lesser competition and remember he could not beat out Willie Gay for the position. Gay will fit in well in the nickel package and Allen will start. Just glad Lewis is gone!
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