By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly decided to exercise their fifth-year option on safety Minkah Fitzpatrick.

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NFL Network National Insider Ian Rapoport reported the news Tuesday afternoon on Twitter.

The Steelers acquired Fitzpatrick in 2019 via trade, sending a 2020 first-round draft pick to the Miami Dolphins for him.

In both 2019 and 2020, Fitzpatrick earned top AP All-Pro Honors.

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