D.J. Swearinger


Patriots Release Safety Ross Ventrone

The human yo-yo has been strung around again. The New England Patriots have released Ross Ventrone from their practice squad. The Patriots released Ross Ventrone, who has now been part of 31 transactions with the team. — Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) November 18, 2015 Ventrone was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers…

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Buccaneers Release Swearinger, Could Steelers Have Interest?

On the surface, it isn’t a topic seemingly worth discussing on here. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released safety D.J. Swearinger today. #Bucs Waive LB Orie Lemon, S D.J. Swearinger FULL STORY: https://t.co/Cy7Sd8Xp2o pic.twitter.com/rk3HfwIL80 — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) November 17, 2015 But if you remember, the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of…

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Terrelle Pryor Claimed By Browns

The Cleveland Browns have claimed the newly converted wide receiver Terrelle Pryor off waivers, according to Pro Football Talk. Terrelle Pryor was claimed on waivers by the Browns per source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) June 22, 2015 Though there was never any reported interest this time around, it was thought possible…

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Swearinger Interest May Not Be Much More Than A Failed Waiver Claim

Last week, the Houston Texans released their former 2013 second-round draft pick, D.J. Swearinger, a safety prospect that the Pittsburgh Steelers had shown interest in before selecting safety Shamarko Thomas later in the draft in the fourth round. We also learned that the Steelers were among eight teams that submitted…

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2015 A Critical Year For Shamarko Thomas

With Troy Polamalu’s retirement, the logical conclusion is for Shamarko Thomas to become the heir to the throne. That appeared to be the plan when the team traded up for the Syracuse safety three years ago and while it’s still a distinct possibility, they sure are making him earn it….

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Steelers Should Kick The Tires On Safety D.J. Swearinger

Heading into the 2015 NFL Draft, more than any other position except maybe outside linebacker, the Pittsburgh Steelers needed to add talent to the one area sorely lacking in it, and that’s in the secondary, especially the cornerback position. The team grabbed zone extraordinaire Senquez Golson, a 2014 All-American, in the second round. They…

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Steelers Film Room: Houston Texans Scouting Report

By Alex Kozora Scouting report of the Houston Texans based off the study from their games against the Dallas Cowboys and Indianapolis Colts for tonight’s contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE – Ryan Fitzpatrick shows the ability to navigate within a muddy pocket but that might be his best trait….

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Steelers 2013 Draft Analysis: Safety – Early Look At The Rankings

By Christopher DiMarino This article continues along with my pre combine look at key positions for the Steelers. For an explanation on how the rankings are calculated please reference the link below: http://www.steelersdepot.com/2013/02/steelers-2013-draft-analysis-inside-linebacker-early-look-at-the-rankings/ The Pittsburgh Steelers have two very interesting safeties right now. Ryan Clark has put together two pretty…