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DBs: Steelers need a handful

DBs: Steelers need a handful

Bill Cowher could speak freely about the Steelers' ongoing negotiations with free agent Sammy Knight, and not because the draft looms and the rules will change. Rather, Cowher is being so open because there aren't any feelings to hurt. There aren't enough safeties on the roster for that.

"Sammy Knight is still an option. There's no question about that," the coach said Monday. "We've had some initial talks with him. We'll continue to talk." The Steelers would like to know whether they can get away with drafting only one safety this weekend. Knight's signing would cut into what looms as the Steelers' biggest need area in the draft. Currently, the only healthy safeties due in for...

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