Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Arthur Maulet, who was minimize by the group after including Chandon Sullivan, has curiosity from the Jaguars and Bears as a free agent, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
Maulet was Pittsburgh’s fundamental nook final season, however Sullivan was more likely to step into his function. Maulet then requested for his launch, though he may have performed a particular groups function, as he led the group in particular groups tackles final season.
He primarily performed on run-downs final season when he struggled to safe his cowl. Sullivan is a canopy improve. Final season he completed with 59 tackles, two sacks and one interception.
Pittsburgh’s place within the slot nook stays one in every of its greatest weaknesses, however as Jonathan Heitritter defined, there could possibly be exterior choices if Sullivan would not work. Elijah Riley and Duke Dawson additionally stay choices to play the slot for the Steelers, whereas Patrick Peterson may doubtlessly come inside.
For Maulet, one other group probably presents a greater alternative for taking part in time than he would have had in Pittsburgh in 2023. He not too long ago spoke about how Mike Tomlin created accountability inside the group, and whereas the ending did not work out, it is clear he was having fun with his time in Pittsburgh.
For his profession, Maulet has 183 tackles, three interceptions and two compelled fumbles. Along with the Steelers, he additionally frolicked with the New Orleans Saints, Indianapolis Colts and New York Jets, the place he began 11 video games in two seasons. With the Jets in 2019, Maulet additionally returned a fumble for a landing. As an undrafted free agent from Memphis, Maulet has carved out a high quality profession for himself. 2023 can be his sixth season within the NFL.
With Fowler including that Maulet desires to be with a group for coaching camp, anticipate his scenario to be resolved inside per week or two.