1. Hi Guest, Registrations are now open. See you on the inside.
    Dismiss Notice

Barron to sign

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by PolamaluBlitz, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. PolamaluBlitz

    PolamaluBlitz New Member

    3
    0
    Mar 14, 2019
    2 years, $12 million per profootballrumors.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  2. PolamaluBlitz

    PolamaluBlitz New Member

    3
    0
    Mar 14, 2019
     
  3. SteelCity_NB

    SteelCity_NB Staff Member Mod Team

    4,369
    380
    Oct 23, 2011
    Interesting.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  4. SteelCity_NB

    SteelCity_NB Staff Member Mod Team

    4,369
    380
    Oct 23, 2011
    I don't think it removes ILB as an option at #20 but certainly makes it less of a priority. Barron is clearly an upgrade to what we already have.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  5. IZONUFOTO

    IZONUFOTO Well-Known Member

    722
    57
    Jan 1, 2012
    yup...still want one of the Devins..but I feel better about the middle right now
    ..
     
  6. EnglishSteeler

    EnglishSteeler Well-Known Member

    49
    21
    Jan 17, 2019
    I only watched the rams consistently in the playoffs and thought he looked good but i understand throughout regular season he was less impressive?
     
  7. SteelersFanIrl

    SteelersFanIrl Active Member

    25
    1
    Mar 3, 2019
    This is very positive. Steelers can now go BPA with the 20th pick, probably on a CB, or LB if one of Bush / White is still there. There is also a chance they go WR if there is someone they really like.

    I’m a lot more optimistic about 2019 than I was last week.
     
  8. NY STEELERFAN

    NY STEELERFAN Well-Known Member

    6,619
    888
    Dec 10, 2012
    Some great news was really not looking forward to the draft if we traded up for Bush.....this now gives me hope for Murphy or Fant!!!!!!



    upload_2019-3-17_18-15-16.jpeg
     
  9. 08SteelCurtain

    08SteelCurtain Well-Known Member

    495
    36
    Sep 20, 2015
    My first reaction to seeing this was positive. It’s a bit lukewarm upon research, because here are his PFF grades:

    2012: 55.3
    2013: 60.1
    2014: 56.8
    2015: 67.0
    2016: 65.0
    2017: 61.8
    2018: 54.0

    6mil is kinda a lot for that, no? We should have paid LJ Fort less for better in my opinion. But then again, what do I know
     
  10. Steel_Elvis

    Steel_Elvis Staff Member Mod Team

    7,821
    844
    Nov 4, 2011
    Ugh! :facepalm:
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  11. NY STEELERFAN

    NY STEELERFAN Well-Known Member

    6,619
    888
    Dec 10, 2012
    FWIW

    [​IMG]
    PFF PIT Steelers@PFF_Steelers



    Barron has played 750+ snaps each of the last four seasons for the Rams. He is coming off the worst overall grade of his career in 2018 (54.0).

    Overall grades by season:
    2012: 55.3
    2013: 60.1
    2014: 56.8
    2015: 67.0
    2016: 65.0
    2017: 61.8
    2018: 54.0
     
  12. Steel_Elvis

    Steel_Elvis Staff Member Mod Team

    7,821
    844
    Nov 4, 2011
    He’s a mediocre player. Damn I’m pissed right now. I loved the Moncrief and Nelson signings, but this one? Wtf?
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  13. IZONUFOTO

    IZONUFOTO Well-Known Member

    722
    57
    Jan 1, 2012
    still ...gotta be happier with a ILB that has cover skills better than Dirty red or Bostic..
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  14. Blitz

    Blitz Well-Known Member

    763
    115
    Apr 18, 2016
    I'm loving all these free agents Bell bought us
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Hilarious Hilarious x 1
  15. 08SteelCurtain

    08SteelCurtain Well-Known Member

    495
    36
    Sep 20, 2015
    I think this means Matakevich might be gone. Does his special teams prowess save him? Because Bostic was nice against the run last year and is very athletic.

    Does Barron play ST? If he does that well, I guess this isnt the worst thing
     
  16. steel1031

    steel1031 Well-Known Member

    3,771
    221
    Oct 16, 2011
    If we use him right it's a major pick up and not just cause he played at bama. He can cover te but not slot wrs. Excellent blitzer, or was, can honestly say havenf seen him much past couple years.

    He hits like a truck and is pretty good at taking the correct angles. Isnt going to fight off alot of blocks but pair him with bostic. I think it's a major upgrade for the middle of the defense
     
  17. blake duerden

    blake duerden Well-Known Member

    205
    22
    Aug 6, 2017
    all good signings not great but still better than the present and allows the potential draftees to come into form.
     
  18. bigbenhotness

    bigbenhotness Well-Known Member

    11,673
    1,153
    Nov 1, 2014
  19. Formerscribe

    Formerscribe Well-Known Member

    4,236
    292
    Dec 18, 2016
    I'm not impressed. It does seem like a lot for a mediocre inside linebacker. I'm not sure he is any better than Fort.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  20. AskQuestionsLater

    AskQuestionsLater Writing Team

    9,208
    925
    Apr 21, 2016

    To me, this means Pittsburgh might not obtain a DIME in the draft. Rather, Mark Barron could be a stopgap option; the proverbial bridge if you will. Hopefully players like Amani Hooker or CGJ are still options.
     
  21. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

    9,877
    801
    Nov 14, 2011
    He stinks, the Rams have no LBs and let him go :shrug: At 6 million a year, I hope I'm wrong, Burnett should be cut next week though :thumbs_up:.
     
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2019
  22. NY STEELERFAN

    NY STEELERFAN Well-Known Member

    6,619
    888
    Dec 10, 2012
    He may be but time will tell can't be worse than what we have now right?
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  23. thorn058

    thorn058 Well-Known Member

    9,073
    1,092
    Oct 19, 2011
    Can I be happy that I get my last name on a jersey? And finally hear it on Madden.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  24. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

    26,640
    2,085
    Oct 16, 2011
    A replacement for Burnett but healthier version.

    This is a good move.

    Doesn’t take ILB off the board for rd 1.

     
    • Like Like x 1
  25. NY STEELERFAN

    NY STEELERFAN Well-Known Member

    6,619
    888
    Dec 10, 2012

Share This Page

Welcome to the ultimate resource for Steelers fans. Sign Up Here!