By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Seattle Seahawks cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon is coming to Pittsburgh.READ MORE: Barrel And Flow Fest Calls For Boycott Of Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh, Alleges Racism
The Steelers say they gave the Seahawks a 2023 fifth-round pick in exchange for Witherspoon, pending a physical.
We have acquired CB Ahkello Witherspoon from the Seattle Seahawks for our 2023 fifth-round pick, pending a physical.Clairton Football Team Deals With Fallout Of Recent Violence
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 3, 2021
To make room on the 53-man roster, the Steelers released defensive lineman Henry Mondeaux.
After spending the previous four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Witherspoon signed with the Seahawks as an unrestricted agent during the offseason.MORE NEWS: Balloon Release Held For Steven Eason, The 15-Year-Old Central Catholic Student Shot And Killed At Haunted Hills Hayride
The Steelers’ season kicks off next Sunday in New York with a game against the Bills.