When news broke last week of New Orleans Saints' cornerback Keenan Lewis taking to social media with his disgust of the team's recent decisions in free agency, many teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, thought Lewis would be a fine fit for the team if he truly was considered to be on the chopping block. After all, Lewis would be returning to where he was drafted and was able to take his success and translate that into a new contract playing for his hometown team, the Saints.
Lewis, who said the Saints needed to show the loyalty to him he has shown the organization, is now singing a different tune per Katherine Terrell of NOLA.com.
"It was shocking that it came out to make me seem like this disgruntled person, mad, ... I'm telling people in all honesty that my goal is to retire here, for the team that I've been watching 28 years of my life, the team that I would really die for, where my heart is at."
Lewis could certainly be hiding his frustration with the organization in hopes of having his contract renegotiated, but it seems as if all is well again for Lewis and the Saints.
For the Steelers, the news essentially boils down to the team continuing their search for quality cornerbacks to help solidify the back end of the secondary.
The Steelers are going to bring in Lewis' former teammate Patrick Robinson to the team's facility on Monday for a workout in hopes of singing the former first round draft pick and having him compete with Cortez Allen, William Gay, Antwon Blake and B.W. Webb for playing time at the cornerback position.