Melvin Ingram signing with Steelers

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Apparently the visit went well.

The Steelers hosted former Chargers edge rusher at their facility on Monday. Now before the close of business, the veteran has agreed to sign a one-year deal with the club, according to multiple reports.

Ingram told reporter Josina Anderson that he was heading out of town after completing the deal.

“It’s definitely a dope organization and environment; so I definitely feel like it’s the place for me,” Ingram told Anderson. “I met with coach [Mike] Tomlin. You can tell he’s very involved and a players coach. That’s what stood out to me. He wants to win and that is what I am on. My role is role. He just told me to come in and be me. Everyone knows how I play.”

The Steelers have star T.J. Watt on one side at edge rusher and Alex Highsmith is expected to take over as a full-time starter for his second season.

In 113 career games, Ingram has 49.0 sacks, 70 tackles for loss, and 108 quarterback hits. He played just seven games last season while dealing with knee issues. While he did not have a sack, he did record an interception, a pair of passes defensed, and five QB hits.

9 responses to “Melvin Ingram signing with Steelers

  1. Loved SupaMel on the Chargers. But he’s over the hill and gaining speed. Steelers fans will see it soon enough.

  2. They may have to change their name from Steelers to Ironmen.

    Baling wire is made from iron not steel and the Steelers are sure racking up the prepaid deductibles on a lot of patchwork guys with great resumes but shaky appendages.

    The Heinz Red Zone may become the Red Cross Zone.

  3. This guy is cooked. There is a reason why he wasn’t already signed.

    Really glad you said this as everyone here knows your lack of success in predicting anything other than the sun coming up. He is worth a flyer and we’re it your beloved cheetahs you would be raving about how good of a deal this was. He was worth the try.

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