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Report: Steelers with Interest in Free Agent CB Cary Williams

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With the Steelers likely parting ways with longtime CB Ike Taylor, the team needs help at that position, and reportedly have an interest in former Philadelphia Eagles CB Cary Williams.

Williams had 59 tackles and two picks a season ago with the Eagles, and while he’s 30 years old, he’s got gas in the tank and could fill a role for the black and gold, who could use a boost at the position.

The free agent started all 33 games and playoff games the two seasons he spent in Philly with Chip Kelly and the Eagles.

The Steelers will have competition for his services, as the Titans, the team that drafted Williams in 2008 in the seventh-round, will talk to him.

He’s also got a meeting set with the NFC Champion Seahawks and the report from Jim Wyatt at The Tennessean says the Jets have interest as well, and even the Ravens have inquired about him.

Williams is 6-1, 190 pounds, and have nine picks over the last three seasons in the NFL. He played two years with the Titans, four in Baltimore, and two with the Eagles.

His best season was with the Ravens in 2012 when he had four picks, one of which went for a 63-yard score.

Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

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  1. Jay

    March 7, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Nooooooooo! Williams SUUUUUUUUCKS!!! This dude got cleansed by WRs! No way should any team give this cat who is 30 anything more than vet minimum! I will be pissed if we bring him here!

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