Steelers sign running back Knile Davis

Steelers sign running back Knile Davis

Steelers sign running back Knile Davis

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have been relatively quiet in free agency so far, they have the opportunity to change that on Monday with two free agent targets in town to meet with the team. After being traded to the Green Bay Packers last October, Davis was eventually waived a few weeks later and claimed by the New York Jets before quickly being waived again. A capable pair of hands in the passing game, the former Chiefs could be a good signing at the right price. As a sophomore he finished second in rushing (1,322 yards) in the SEC behind Cam Newton, but missed his junior season with an injury. He also returned a kickoff for a touchdown in a 2014 playoff game.

The 25-year-old Davis will have a shot at being Bell's primary backup.

The Steelers also signed sixth-year cornerback Coty Sensabaugh to a two-year contract. He's scored two regular-season kickoff return touchdowns since entering the league as a third-round draft pick in 2013, and he brought one back 106 yards for a score in the Chiefs' wild card round victory over the Texans in 2016. DeAngelo Williams, who played well at times filling in for Bell each of the last two seasons, remains a free agent. He was initially selected by the Titans in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Clemson.

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