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Steelers News 7/16: Senquez Golson will have to prove his worth in training camp

July 16th, 2017 at 7:51 AM
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It is July, which means football is right around the corner. July 27th the Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe, PA for another training camp. Although we still have a few weeks of the “dog days” of the NFL offseason, it doesn’t mean there isn’t news to still be discussed.

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Senquez Golson needs to be special to make Steelers roster â?? Joe Rutter â?? Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Two years removed from being drafted in the second round, Senquez Golson no longer has to impress defensive backs coach Carnell Lake in order to make the Steelers’ roster.

His fate on the 53-man roster apparently will depend on how much he also impresses special teams coach Danny Smith.

Before the Steelers concluded minicamp last month, Lake laid out a challenge for Golson, the former Mississippi corner whose first two seasons were wiped out by injury before he played a meaningful down.

“He’s going to have to make this team on two different levels,” Lake said. “He’ll have to make it as a special-teams guy, and he’ll have to make it and compete for playing time in the secondary. There is a lot on Senquez’s plate.”

Golson’s tenuous spot on the roster will be a focal point when the Steelers open training camp July 27 at St. Vincent College. It will be Golson’s third â?? and most important â?? trip to Latrobe and the ensuing preseason games.

“At this point, the only thing I am missing is the in-game experience,” Golson said. “I’ve pretty much got the basics down.”

After missing his rookie season with a shoulder injury, Golson injured his foot in …

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