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Falcons move practice squad wide receiver Deante Burton to cornerback

Shades of C.J. Goodwin. We’ve said before that Dan Quinn is a tinkerer, someone who is never fully happy with his roster construction, and is willing to try novel moves to coax improvement out of his group. It was a smashing success last year with C.J. Goodwin, a converted wide receiver who held down the Falcons’ fourth cornerback gig for a large chunk of the season and held his...
Via The Falcoholic
September 07, 2017

C.J. Goodwin’s stellar play in Falcons camp is catching coach Dan Quinn’s attention

CB CJ Goodwin's play during training camp is catching coach Dan Quinn's attention
August 03, 2017

WATCH: Falcons cornerback C.J. Goodwin snags a physical interception

C.J. Goodwin's continued transition to cornerback seems to be going well.
August 01, 2017

Goodwin's injury gives Collins a chance to play

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) An injury to Falcons cornerback C.J. Goodwin will give Jalen Collins his first chance to play this season. Collins failed a test for performance-enhancing drugs and was suspended earlier this year without pay for the first four games. He was inactive the last two weeks, but Goodwin's sore hamstring puts Collins in line to contribute on defense and special...
Via Associated Press
October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Falcons receiver turned cornerback impresses Quinn

GRAYSON, Ga. (AP) Falcons coach Dan Quinn likes what he has seen from C.J. Goodwin, a former receiver turned cornerback. With Desmond Trufant held out of Friday night's practice at Grayson High School because of a hip injury, Goodwin manned the starting job at left cornerback. It's been a considerable climb up the depth chart for Goodwin, who spent 2014 as a receiver on Pittsburgh...
Via Associated Press
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers trio jumps into action to help young girl fighting cancer

A trio of Steelers banded together to help raise money for a young girl fighting leukemia. Will Johnson, Matt Spaeth and C.J. Goodwin signed autographs to help raise money for 11-year-old McKenzie Flohr of Grafton, W. Va. Flohr suffers from a rare form of leukemia and medical bills are piling up for her single father.When Johnson, an alum of West Virginia University, caught word...
Via FOX Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

C.J. Goodwin Could Be Steelers’ Biggest Sleeper

He may be the most mysterious player on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. A player who bounced around two Division Two schools. One who had just eleven catches his senior year. One reception in training camp, limited by a shoulder injury. Whose claim onto the roster was in part, due to a recommendation. But wide receiver […] C.J. Goodwin Could Be Steelers’ Biggest Sleeper is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – WR C.J. Goodwin – Undrafted

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten some starts out of rookie […] Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – WR C.J. Goodwin – Undrafted...
Via Steelers Depot
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Rookie WR C.J. Goodwin Survives First Major Practice Squad Shake-up Of Season

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers released wide receiver Derek Moye from their practice squad. While that’s not a huge deal in the grand scheme of things, the move did signify that the team still likes the upside of the wide receiver that they chose to keep over Moye, undrafted rookie free agent C.J. Goodwin. Goodwin, […] Steelers Rookie WR C.J. Goodwin Survives First Major...
Via Steelers Depot
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mel Blount Believes Steelers Rookie WR C.J. Goodwin Has A Chance

When the Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver C.J. Goodwin to the roster a few weeks ago, word quickly surfaced that Hall of Fame cornerback Mel Blount had called and arranged for him to get a tryout. Recently, Blount talked about making that call. “When I called Kevin Colbert, I said, ‘This kid, you need to take […] Mel Blount Believes Steelers Rookie WR C.J. Goodwin Has A...
Via Steelers Depot
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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