"With Philadelphia Eagles training camp slated to start later this week, the team has filled one major roster hole.
According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Philadelphia has signed veteran cornerback Steven Nelson to a one-year deal worth north of $4 million.
CBS Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles solved their CB2 problem in a huge way, signing Steven Nelson to a one-year contract Sunday. Nelson signs with the team just days before training camp is set to begin at the NovaCare Complex, becoming the starting cornerback opposite Darius..." July 25
"Darius Slay is still looking for a bonafide tag-team partner at cornerback.
Slay, the Eagles’ top cornerback, made a humorous recruiting pitch to free-agent DB Steven Nelson on Twitter on Tuesday.
Sportsnaut "Steven Nelson wanted the Pittsburgh Steelers to not make him a hostage, so the franchise released one of its best defensive backs. Months later, Nelson remains a free agent but that could change in the near future. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reported in May that 14..." June 25
Pro Football Rumors
"One of the top free agents left on the market is cornerback Steven Nelson. The Steelers released Nelson back on March 23rd, and he’s remained unsigned ever since.
Pro Football Rumors "As free agency neared, the Steelers had one of the league’s worst cap situations. One of their starters may have tried to add a mutually beneficial wrinkle to the team’s cap sheet. Steven Nelson believed he had outplayed the three-year, $25.5MM contract the Steelers..." April 06