PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – The Pittsburgh Steelers and fifth-round draft pick. cornerback Shaquille Richardson, have agreed to terms on a four-year deal.
Richardson was the first of two picks the Steelers made in the fifth round out of the University of Arizona. He started 37 of 49 games recording 189 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 10 interception, 30 pass breakups to go along with three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
The Steelers have now signed five of their nine selections including fifth-round pick offensive lineman Wesley Johnson, sixth-round picks linebacker Jordan Zumwalt and defensive lineman Daniel McCullers and seventh-round pick tight end Rob Blanchflower.
The team also announced the signing of rookie free agent offensive lineman Emmanuel McCray and claimed cornerback Deion Belue off waivers from the Dolphins.
The Steelers also released two offensive lineman in Nik Embernate and Kaycee Ike to make room for the new acquisitions.
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