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Steelers sign DL Tyson Alualu (2 year deal)

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by RPO IZSB, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. RPO IZSB

    RPO IZSB Well-Known Member

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    free ageny frenzy!!!!
     
  2. BuckeyeBucco

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    This looks like a good depth move.
     
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  3. Lambert

    Lambert Well-Known Member

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    I like this a lot, actually.
     
  4. MojaveDesertPghFan

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    Free agents are a lot like Christmas trees - the longer you wait, the cheaper the price. If they don't work out - just say WTF (what the flock) :rolleyes:
     
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  5. RPO IZSB

    RPO IZSB Well-Known Member

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    It's definitely a good signing. Not easy to find players who have significant experience playing both 1 gap/tech and 2 gap/4/5/6 tech.

    He definitely profiles as the rotational backup for Heyward and Tuitt, but could also get some reps inside in our nickel fronts given his time as an undertackle.
     
  6. TerribleTowelFlying

    TerribleTowelFlying Staff Member Site Admin

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    Very good pick up.
     
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  7. vlad582

    vlad582 Well-Known Member

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    Love it, definitely one of those under the radar signings that you don't think about but could surprise sometime in the season.
     
  8. Steel_Elvis

    Steel_Elvis Staff Member Mod Team

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    I like this better than our more recent DL depth signings like Matthews and Cam Thomas, though Matthews had a few decent moments.

    I can't imagine that the dollars are significant.
     
  9. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

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  10. CanadianSteel

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  11. defva

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    RpoIZSB already beat us to it...lol
     
  12. CanadianSteel

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    Didn't see this thread and posted a new one... Ooops.

    I quite like this signing. Solid depth and a former 1st round pick.
     
  13. defva

    defva Well-Known Member

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    Good signing...money well spent. Don't get injured alot either
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2017
  14. SDOT

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    Cool. We are loving these top picks from other teams. Maybe they are hoping THEY can actually turn one into a Top 10 player but I doubt it. Other organizations already ruined them.
     
  15. Ratkomladic

    Ratkomladic Well-Known Member

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    Great addition, same level as our 3 starters on the dline :)
     
  16. thesteeldeal

    thesteeldeal Well-Known Member

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  17. CK 13

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  19. AskQuestionsLater

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    Very good indeed.

    As you said RPO, being able to play all three positions on the defense does boost the depth indeed.
     
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  20. Disco1981

    Disco1981 New Member

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    This could signal the end of the McCullers era
     
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  21. dobbler-33

    dobbler-33 Well-Known Member

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    Very well could... I'd love to hold on to mountain man Dan, just because I think he has so much upside. Alas, if he refuses to leave his baby Huey demeanor and develop some nastiness he won't be around much longer and I really think he's shown that he's too much of a gentle giant to flip the switch
     
  22. RPO IZSB

    RPO IZSB Well-Known Member

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    While I think the McCullers era could be over regardless... Alualu doesn't really replace any of McCullers snaps at 0 tech, he's not a NT.
     
  23. turtle

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    I can dig it..
     
  24. jeh1856

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    He will get another shot at camp, but it's time to :poopy: or get off the pot.
     
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  25. jeh1856

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