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 Post subject: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:27 pm 
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Free agent S/CB/ST Michael Thomas is visiting the Steelers on Monday.

Thomas has experience at all defensive back positions and was extensively used on special teams in Miami. The Steelers are looking for competitors for safety snaps after releasing FS Mike Mitchell and third safety Robert Golden.


Related: Steelers Mar 19 - 2:07 PM

He's a past All Pro STer. Good to see KC and Tomlin are at least trying to fill out the bottom of our roster with talented STers.

Edited for additional info....he tore his PLC about 5 months ago. Curious to see if he checks out medically.

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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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he will be Golden replacement not Mitchell position.


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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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Would be great addition to the WR weapons for Ben.

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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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:lol: :lol:
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Would be great addition to the WR weapons for Ben.

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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
:lol: :lol:
Stosh-67 wrote:
Would be great addition to the WR weapons for Ben.



O.k.
Ok.

Dreaming. Lol.

Little story last summer
http://dailydolphin.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2017/06/02/safety-first-miami-dolphins-michael-thomas-most-comfortable-at-nickel-corner/

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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:31 pm 
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Good Special teams player.
2017 - 11 tackles in 13 games
2016 - 19 tackles - led NFL
2015 - 14
2014 - 10

Nice playoff game vs. Steelers in '16

http://media.miamidolphins.com/players/michael-thomas/

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POSTSEASON: Recorded six tackles (three solo), one interception and one pass defensed in the AFC Wild Card game at Pittsburgh (1/8/17) … Intercepted QB Ben Roethlisberger, returning it 16 yards … Converted a fake punt on fourth-and-1 at the Miami 41-yard line and rushed for 3 yards

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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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Probably less expensive than Matthew Slater.
And younger
28 vs. 32.

Tho torn PCL ended '17 season

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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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I believe kalboly said he left without a deal


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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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Looking at all these ST guys to replace Golden...why not just keep Golden?

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Jobus Rum wrote:
Looking at all these ST guys to replace Golden...why not just keep Golden?


Don’t you know? The reason we were embarrassed at home last January against the Jaguars was because our ST gunners suck out loud. CHAMPIONSHIP.


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steelmann58 wrote:
I believe kalboly said he left without a deal


We do what we do.

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Obviously wrote:
steelmann58 wrote:
I believe kalboly said he left without a deal


We do what we do.


HIG Factor just wasn’t there.....so we passed

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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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I am thinking if they don't get an upgrade they bring back Golden.


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 Post subject: Re: Free agent S/CB Michael Thomas is visiting today
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Golden was undrafted. He turned out to be a great ST'er. The same can not be said about his time on defense. Why pay someone good money for a secondary position on the team. It looks like they're signing Burnett. A guy that can actually play safety. I think they bring in the usual UDFA's from this year's draft class and retain a few guys that can play Golden's role on ST's while paying them rookie minimum. That's how the Steelers do business. Living up to the MO 'we do what we do'.

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