Originally written on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 3/14/13

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)
On Thursday we found out that Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis will not be returning in 2013 after he signed a five year contract with the New Orleans Saints. When you look at the history of the Steelers under general manager Kevin Colbert, it's not too surprising that Lewis did not receive a second contract. As I pointed out in my recent post about using restricted free agency as a filtering system, the Steelers have only given second multi-year contracts to 10 of their 80 draft picks selected from the third round and later dating back to the 2000 draft. Those Read more [...]
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