The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to look for help in their backfield. Free-agent running back LaRod Stephens-Howling will visit the team Wednesday, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Linebacker Tavares Gooden and offensive guard Antoine Caldwell also are in town to visit.
The Steelers met with former New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw last week, but Bradshaw isn't fully healthy yet. The Steelers are expected to revisit Bradshaw's situation in a few weeks. In the meantime, they will kick the tires on one of our favorite players still available in free agency.
Stephens-Howling is an excellent special teamer who can help on returns. He is more powerful and elusive than you'd expect for his size as a third-down back, and he filled in capably when used as a starter with the Arizona Cardinals. He's a piece to the puzzle, not a potential starter.@greggrosenthal.