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Steelers Sign 10 Rookie Free Agents

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — After wrapping up the NFL Draft earlier in the day, the Steelers announced Saturday evening that they have also come to terms with 10 rookie free agents.

Those rookies include five offensive and five defensive players.

All will take part in the Steelers’ rookie mini-camp, which begins next Friday, May 16 and runs through the weekend.

Here’s the full list of rookies:

  • Devon Carrington: DB from Stanford
  • Chris Elkins: OL from Youngstown State
  • Ethan Hemer: DE from Wisconsin
  • Kaycee Ike: OT from UAB
  • Howard Jones: LB from Shepherd
  • Brendon Kay: QB from Cincinnati
  • Josh Mauro: DE from Stanford
  • Roy Philon: DT from Louisville
  • Will Simmons: OG from East Carolina
  • Eric Waters: TE from Missouri


Earlier in the day, the Steelers completed their 2014 draft with six more selections during Rounds 4-7.

Perhaps the biggest catch of the day was a big-time pass catcher, 6-fooot-4 wide receiver Martavis Bryant from Clemson in the fourth round.

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