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Steelers hosting Demetrius Bell

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Earlier this week, Silva listed Bills tackle Demetrius Bell as one of the top remaining free agents.  The Steelers, who haven’t done much (or, more accurately, anything) in free agency, may have taken notice.

Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that the Steelers are hosting Bell on Friday.

Bell, a seventh-round pick in 2008 and the son of former NBA great Karl Malone, has drawn interest from the Redskins, Cardinals, and Packers.

With Eagles left tackle Jason Peters rupturing an Achilles’ tendon, the other team in Pennsylvania could be the next team to kick Bell’s tires.

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18 Responses to “Steelers hosting Demetrius Bell”
  1. catquick says: Mar 30, 2012 3:54 PM

    Although he is Bell’s biological father, Malone never has acknowledged Demitrius as his son, and has never even met him. This is a sore spot for Bell, and I’m sure he would love for the sports writers to discontinue reminding readers of his painful lineage. Please stop. you’re rubbing salt in an open wound.

  2. stavreafavre says: Mar 30, 2012 3:55 PM

    Yeah, I guess the Steelers, like most pro teams, rely on PFT stories as their principal source of information. Wow.

  3. babyhorsemorgan says: Mar 30, 2012 4:01 PM

    Demitrius may be the only son of Karl Malone to make it to the NFL. Although we can’t be certain.

  4. thankheavenfornumberseven says: Mar 30, 2012 4:17 PM

    I hope he doesn’t just mail it in.

  5. careerender56 says: Mar 30, 2012 4:23 PM

    Would love the Steelers to Sign this guy, anything that hurts the Eagles chances of signing a decent replacement for Peters, i really just want to see JPP and Osi coming off that left side and break Vick

  6. Stiller43 says: Mar 30, 2012 4:25 PM

    Good. Then we can cut that waste of space john scott

  7. stew48 says: Mar 30, 2012 4:31 PM

    Thank you, catquick. Now, if he is as advertised, I hope the Steelers sign him.

  8. shotgunformation5wide says: Mar 30, 2012 4:31 PM

    Not to mention our O-Line coach Sean Kugler used to coach him in Bluffalo. (No typo)

  9. emperorchaz says: Mar 30, 2012 4:38 PM

    I think you are confusing ‘male man’ with ‘mail man’

  10. samoanjungle says: Mar 30, 2012 4:39 PM

    Aren’t the Steelers up against the cap?

  11. burnzy32 says: Mar 30, 2012 4:42 PM

    Bell’s mom was 13 when she was impregnated by Karl Malone (20) how the heck is he not in prison instead of the HOF???????

  12. mvp43 says: Mar 30, 2012 4:54 PM

    You mean the “former son” of NBA great Karl Malone?

  13. steel2372 says: Mar 30, 2012 4:59 PM

    This would be a great pickup for the Steelers

  14. rubberinnertube says: Mar 30, 2012 5:11 PM

    Karl Malone love honey baked ham.

  15. chrisr9040 says: Mar 30, 2012 5:16 PM

    The Bills have a huge hole at LT. If he were that good, don’t you think they wouldn’t have let him stay on the market that long?

  16. theadmiral22 says: Mar 30, 2012 5:29 PM

    No i wouldn’t have thought that because the Bills are terrible

  17. vergaking82 says: Mar 30, 2012 10:47 PM

    Eagles may not have a SB win but we own all this NFC east chumps

  18. penz84 says: Mar 31, 2012 9:47 PM

    Lol,the eagles don’t own anything,without a SB win to their name,they are and forever will be a joke!

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