By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Steelers have acquired linebacker Avery Williamson from the New York Jets.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Steelers will send their 2022 fifth-round pick to New York and will receive Williamson along with New York’s 2022 seventh round pick.
Steel City 🙌🏽😎
— Avery Williamson (@AWilliamson54) November 2, 2020
Williamson is in the final year of a three-year, $22 million deal.
However, Williamson did miss time last year with an ACL injury.
We have traded for LB Avery Williamson & the New York Jets seventh-round selection in the 2022 NFL Draft in exchange for our fifth-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) November 2, 2020
Williamson was the Titans fifth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft out of Kentucky.