On Friday, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reported that the Carolina Panthers had talked to Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Ryan Clark. Now that it’s being reported that the Panthers have signed former New Orleans Saints safety Roman Harper to a two-year, $4.5 million contract, it appears as though Clark is one step closer to signing with ESPN.
Harper, gray hair and all, is only 31, whereas Clark is 34. The longtime Steelers safety had a visit with the Washington Redskins this past week, but according to what he posted Friday on Twitter, it appears as though the team he played for prior to arriving in Pittsburgh, really isn’t that interested in him.
At this point, you have to wonder just how many teams are left that would really have any serious interest in Clark. On top of that, is Clark willing to play one season for the veteran minimum, which for him would be $955,000?
Whenever it finally happens, Clark will be a star when he becomes part of the national media and that whenever is starting to look like it might be very soon.