CASEY HAMPTON RUMORS

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers be on the prowl for a nose tackle in the draft?

In the 3-4 scheme of Dick LeBeau and the Pittsburgh Steelers, having a strong nose tackle is a must. For the better part of the last decade-plus, the man clogging the middle was none other than Mr. Casey Hampton. And he was a wall. A big, unmovable wall. But the Steelers released the aging Hampton before last season started. Statistically the Steelers ranked 21st in stopping the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Still Have A Place For NT Casey Hampton At Latrobe

With training camps around the league now in full swing, veteran nose tackle Casey Hampton still remains unemployed. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports, however, that Hampton’s locker at Saint Vincent College remains unoccupied with his name plate still fixed above it. Whether or not it’s just a tribute to the 12 years Hampton put [...] Steelers Still Have...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Former Steelers NT Casey Hampton Still Wants To Play In 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA session of the 2013 season got underway on Tuesday and veteran free agent nose tackle Casey Hampton still remains unsigned. However, Will Graves of the Associated Press reports via Twitter on Tuesday that Hampton recently told fellow nose tackle Steve McLendon that he still wants to play and that he "can" still play. https://twitter.com...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers likely won’t re-sign Casey Hampton

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette doesn’t believe the Steelers would be interested in resigning free agent nose tackle Casey Hampton even if he’s not ready to retire yet. Hampton will be turning 36 years-old in early September, it doesn’t make sense for the Steelers to bring him back.  It’s time to reload and move on.  They’ll be just fine without him.   Need...
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May 15, 2013  |  2 Comments

Steelers aren’t expected to re-sign Casey Hampton

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers aren’t expected to re-sign veteran nose tackle Casey Hampton. Hampton will turn 36 years-old next September.  It really doesn’t make sense for the Steelers to keep him around.  I’ts time to let the younger guys step up.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('...
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January 29, 2013  |  2 Comments

Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Free Agents Analysis: NT Casey Hampton – Unrestricted

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason is well underway as is our look at the free agents. We will continue to knock out all of these over the course of the next few weeks as we move closer towards the start of free agency. Our analysis and breakdown of unrestricted free agents started with quarterback Charlie Batch and we will now move forward today and look at veteran nose tackle Casey...
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January 09, 2013  |  1 Comment

Steeler's Casey Hampton: We're not finished yet

Pittsburgh Steelers NT Casey Hampton, coming a torn ACL injury he suffered in the playoff loss to Denver and currently on the PUP list, thinks that any talk of the Steelers being old and slow is a bit premature. Although slow at the moment, and perhaps a bit old, at 35, Hampton told the The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, "They've been saying that for how long?...
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July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Two Roster Spots Could Be Up For Grabs On Defensive Line If Hampton Starts On PUP

It is no real surprise that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton could possibly start the 2012 regular season on the reserve PUP list. Hampton, who just this past week said that his goal is to be ready by week one, is still not five full months removed from surgery to repair the torn ACL he suffered against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Wild Card Game. While Hampton does...
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June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Dontari Poe could be Casey Hampton’s heir apparent in Pittsburgh

According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers brought in Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe on Wednesday. With veteran nose tackle Casey Hampton coming off ACL surgery and the fact that he’s going into the final year of his current contract, Poe could be his heir apparent as the anchor to the middle of the Steelers defense. The question is whether or...
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April 19, 2012  |  1 Comment

Casey Hampton restructures contract to stay with Steelers

According to Rotoworld’s website Hampton restructured a bit today.  He took a reduction in base salary of $2.8 million down from $4.89 million he was due.  He also agreed to eliminate his workout bonus and saved the Steelers $3.09 million against the cap, which is great for free agency.  This was a great move for the Steelers and Hampton.  Hampton being 35, coming off injury...
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March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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