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Browns Lose Out on LB Arthur Moats to the Steelers

The Steelers signed LB Arthur Moats, while the Browns are playing the waiting game with DL Alex Carrington.

On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers officially signed LB Arthur Moats to a one-year deal.

Moats started 12 games for the Buffalo Bills last season in Mike Pettine's defense, and it was believed since the start of free agency that the team would bring him in to compete with Craig Robertson for the other starting inside linebacker role this year. As the days kept passing without Moats having a contract, though, the Steelers' interest picked up. It's unclear whether the Browns withdrew their interest at some point, or if Moats simply decided he didn't want to play for Cleveland. Moats will switch to outside linebacker as a member of the Steelers.

The next person to wait for a decision on is DL Alex Carrington, who met with the Steelers, Browns, Ravens, and a couple other teams: