Steelers Sign Draft Pick & Free Agent Rookies

SRThe Pittsburgh Steelers are into the first week of OTA’s ,but that has not stopped them from making a few more roster moves.The Steelers announced today the signing of their 5th round choice, 157th overall pick, Cornerback Shaquille Richardson.

Richardson started 37 of 49 games at Arizona and had 10 career interceptions, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.

The Steelers have now signed five of their nine, 2014 draft class.

The Steelers also announced the signing of  rookie free agent offensive lineman Emmanuel McCray and claimed cornerback Deion Belue off waivers from the Miami Dolphins.

Belue (5-11, 182)  originally signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Alabama. 

McCray( 6-5, 316)  is rookie free agent out of the University of Mississippi originally signed by the Rams To make room for these signings the Steelers released two offensive linemen, Nik Embernate and Kaycee Ike.

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