Dont’a Hightower’s free-agency tour rolls on.
After meeting with the Tennessee Titans and New York Jets, the Pro Bowl linebacker is scheduled to visit the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Monday.
The Steelers have a need at linebacker after losing veteran Lawrence Timmons to the Miami Dolphins last week.
Hightower’s previous team, the New England Patriots, remains in the hunt to sign the 27-year-old. In fact, both the Jets and the Titans came away from their meetings with Hightower convinced he’ll end up back in Foxboro, according to multiple reports.
Losing Hightower would leave a massive hole in New England’s depth chart. The dropoff in talent from him to Shea McClellin, Kyle Van Noy, Elandon Roberts and Jonathan Freeny is significant.
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