Sep 15, 2013; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams (34) is tackled by Buffalo Bills defensive end Alex Carrington (92) during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Buffalo beat Carolina 27-26. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Steelers free agency rumors: Alex Carrington will visit the Pittsburgh


The Pittsburgh Steelers watched defensive end Ziggy Hood bolt for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday morning, which left the team with a big need along the defensive front. In order to begin their search for a replacement, the Steelers have reached out to free agent Alex Carrington, who will visit with the Steelers on Thursday night.

From Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network:

 

Carrington, who is a great fit along the 3-4 front, is also drawing interest from the Cleveland Browns and St. Louis Rams.

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