Found March 18, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
Season 3, Episode 85 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about all of the latest free agency news concerning the Pittsburgh Steelers. We talk about cornerback Keenan Lewis signing with the New Orleans Saints as well as the Steelers signing tight end Matt Spaeth back following his two year stay in Chicago. Restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has visited with the New England Patriots, but has yet to bring back a signed offer sheet to the Steelers. Are the Indianapolis Colts after Sanders as well? We discuss his entire situation. The Steelers have Read more [...]

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