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2017 Player Exit Meetings – CB Mike Hilton

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2017 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Nevertheless, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we close the book on...
Via Steelers Depot
10 days ago

Mike Hilton Led NFL CBs In Run-Stop Percentage In 2017

Mike Hilton has already become a fan favorite in Pittsburgh during his first season after spending time on the practice squad for the Pittsburgh Steelers the year before. By the second half of the season opener, the former undrafted free agent had already taken over the nickel cornerback role and...
Via Steelers Depot
February 13, 2018

Mike Hilton Rated 16th-Best Slot Defender By Bleacher Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers added two members to their starting secondary this past year, each of them coming from very different places. Joe Haden, a seven-year veteran and two-time Pro Bowler prior to bringing brought into Pittsburgh, came in as a high-priced free agent and an immediate starter. The other new...
Via Steelers Depot
January 25, 2018

Steelers, CB Mike Hilton agree to extension

The Steelers announced that cornerback Mike Hilton has agreed to a one-year extension. Hilton was scheduled to be an exclusive rights free agent in March, meaning that he was likely to be back on a one-year deal anyway. The move is something of a formality, though it does speak to his increased importance to the team.  Hilton served as Pittsburgh’s primary nickel cornerback in 2018...
Via Pro Football Rumors
January 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Mike Hilton named AFC defensive player of the week

The Steelers weren’t necessarily looking for Mike Hilton when they were scouting Ole Miss a few years ago. But they eventually found a cornerback there who could help them. Hilton was named AFC defensive player of the week, after his three-sack performance against the Texans. It’s far from what you’d expect from a former undrafted [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
December 27, 2017

Film Room: Mike Hilton Afforded Some Lucky Breaks Against Patriots

On paper, it was a good game for Mike Hilton, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first-year nickel cornerback. Against the Patriots, he is credited with five tackles and two passes defensed. While those numbers are accurate, the film shows how easily that could have looked much worse. Still, it was a solid...
Via Steelers Depot
December 23, 2017

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