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Steelers hosting ex-Saints CB Keenan Lewis

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to turn over every rock to improve their secondary.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Steelers are hosting veteran cornerback Keenan Lewis on Tuesday. It's the first visit for Lewis since he was cut by the New Orleans Saints last week.

The Times-Picayune first reported the visit.

Lewis, a former third-round pick, spent his first four years with the Steelers, starting 16 games in 2012. He then left for New Orleans in 2013.

The Saints cut Lewis due to injury concerns. The 30-year-old corner played in just six games last season and sat out workouts this offseason.

Lewis contended over the weekend that he was cut because he didn't get along with defensive coordinator Dennis Allen. Coach Sean Payton said Monday that Lewis not being on the field was the reason the team released the corner.

The Steelers had one of the worst secondaries in the NFL last season, a group Mike Tomlin has attempted to improve this season. At this stage of his career, it's uncertain what Lewis can bring to the table, due to injures, but the Steelers will at least take a gander at the veteran.

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