It was bad news for veteran running back Kevan Barlow, whom the Steelers cut on Monday. But after reviewing film, Coach Mike Tomlin has decided he can't live without another veteran back. Read below for details.
August 27, 2007
The Steelers dropped to 1-1 after Saturday's loss to the Packers. But despite the setback, the team has a lot to be excited about heading into the regular season.
August 13, 2007
Kevan Barlow's NFL journey has gone somewhat like his four seasons at Pitt, some smooth sailing mixed in with some bumps in the road, but the 6-foot-1, 234-pound running back is at a crossroad entering his seventh pro season in an attempt to latch on with his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Steelers are providing few reps and even fewer carries for Kevan Barlow, and that doesn't bode well for the Pittsburgh kid. Read below for more.
PITTSBURGH -- Kevan Barlow's NFL career was at a crossroad, and the former University of Pittsburgh running back had to make sure he chose the correct direction.
The Steelers didn't draft a running back. Now in need of depth, the team has signed … Kevan Barlow? So it's come to that, huh? Ryan Wilson writes that while Barlow isn't the player he once was, he's certainly worth a look-see.
After taking a pass in the draft at acquiring another running back, the Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly close to a deal with former Pitt star Kevan Barlow on a one-year deal to serve as a backup for Willie Parker.