Training camp is right around the corner and the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to add another kicker into the mix alongside long-time starter Chris Boswell. According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the team is expected to sign Sam Sloman in free agency, pending a physical.
Sam Sloman Kicker
Sloman was a seventh-round pick in 2020 by the Los Angeles Rams and won the kicking job heading into Week 1 last season. However, he was cut before Week 7 due to a shaky start and ended up signing with the Tennessee Titans late in the year. That is where he really showcased his skills.
The 23-year-old helped Tennessee capture the AFC South title by nailing a 37-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the Houston Texans in Week 17. Overall, Sloman made 10-of-13 field goal attempts with a long of 47 yards in 2020 and punched through 23-of-26 point-after tries.
Sloman was released by the Titans in January and now heads into training camp looking to give Boswell some competition. The veteran kicker has had back-to-back solid seasons for Pittsburgh, which makes it unlikely that Sloman will take over the starting job here unless an injury occurs.
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