Found April 28, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
On Saturday, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake received two new pupils during the 2013 NFL draft in the form of safety Shamarko Thomas and cornerback Terry Hawthorne. Hawthorne, who the Steelers selected in the fifth round, will now compete for a roster spot and presumably push cornerback Curtis Brown, the Steelers third round pick in 2011. Lake was asked during his press conference where Brown fits right now in his plans after the selection of Hawthorne on Saturday. "We’re hoping that Curtis can turn the corner right now," said Lake, who is entering his third year coaching Read more [...]
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