NFL free agency rumors: Steelers kicking tires on WR Tyrell Williams

first_imgWith the departure of star offensive players Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell, the Steelers may be looking to add a wide receiver to the mix. According to ESPN, the Steelers are interested in Tyrell Williams as his free agency kicks off Wednesday. The report adds Pittsburgh is active in the receiver market and it has inquired about several wideouts. Steelers retain LB Ryan Shazier, toll contract for 2019 Steelers are involved in the receiver market. They’ve inquired on several, including Tyrell Williams. Could settle on second-tier player market depending on price, but it wouldn’t surprise if they signed a new playmaker for Ben Roethlisberger.— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 12, 2019Williams had been connected to the Raiders, Browns and the Colts, however, each of those teams have since added other receivers. Oakland reportedly acquired Antonio Brown from the Steelers, Cleveland added Odell Beckham Jr. through a trade with the Giants, while Devin Funchess joined Indianapolis.Williams was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent following the 2015 draft. He caught 41 passes for 653 yards and five touchdowns for Los Angeles last season, proving he has the potential to be a strong running mate with JuJu Smith-Schuster. Related Newslast_img

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