Earlier in the week many thought Brandon Flowers might be a palyer the Pittsburgh Steelers could make a move for. A veteran corner who could provide more depth and experience at position that has needed a lot of evaluation over the offseason.
Flowers, however, is off the market. He signed with the San Diego Chargers.
OTAs and mini-camp have come to a close and it won’t be until late July that we’ll hear from the Steelers. In the meantime, there won’t be a whole lot of news, at least not coming from the Steelers.
It doesn’t seem likely that many moves will be made prior to training camp. The only moves the team may make is cutting ties with deadweight players who are just taking up cap space.
There won’t be any moves to acquire anyone out there on the market. The Steelers took care of that business during free agency and the draft, adding Mike Mitchell to the secondary mix and got up-front presences with first round selection Ryan Shazier and second rounder, Stephon Tuitt.
The Steelers have made significant progress, on paper at least, in improving a team that’s gone 8-8 in the last two season. Time will tell how these new additions will pan out but the confidence is there.
As far as any major moves goes, expect none. As noted earlier, the only moves that might be made is dropping low-end players who really have no shot in claiming a spot on this team.
Moye saw some playing time last year, but didn’t exactly make a lasting impression. He scored one touchdown last season, but the odds aren’t in his favor.
The Steelers drafted Martavis Bryant in the fourth round and he’s an easy replacement for Moye.
Moye may have been kept around due to his height, but Bryant boasts height as well. He’s also faster. He’s a favorite to be a contributing factor to the team, perhaps in the red zone. Nonetheless, Bryant seems to be a shoe in for a spot but Moye does not.
The Steelers could part with players such as Moye or other guys who are really only there to provide an extra body during camp. Moye will most likely last until training camp and pre-season, but if the team doesn’t want to prolong cutting him, they may let him and others go sooner.