Found June 06, 2013 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
Veteran corner-back Justin King has been placed on injured reserve for the Pittsburgh Steelers after battling hamstring issues during the team activities to this point. King was a long-shot at best to make the roster in the first place, but this is a loss of veteran depth at a position that doesn’t have much left. We have signed undrafted rookie free agent CB Nigel Malone from Kansas State and placed CB Justin King on the Reserve/Injured List. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) June 6, 2013 As for Nigel Malone, he transferred to Kansas State from a junior college in 2011. Draft scouts had him listed as a player who could excel in a zone coverage scheme and label him as a corner who doesn’t shy away from contact. However, he was not seen as an elite prospect because he is only 5’10″ and 185 pounds and isn’t the fastest player on the field. Players left battling for a roster spot at corner include Curtis Brown, DeMarcus Van ****, Terry Hawthorne, Isaiah Green and now Nigel Malone. Thos...
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