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Pittsburgh Steelers Sign 10 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents

May 11th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
By Mark Mihalko

The Pittsburgh Steelers completed the three days of the NFL Draft with nine prospects that all have a solid chance to make the roster. With the draft complete, it is now the time for the team to roll the dice on some potential diamonds in the rough by signing undrafted rookie free agents.

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As Steelers 101 did last offseason; we will profile all 10 undrafted free agents as we move forward. Here is a list of whom they have signed. At this point, all rookies will take part in the annual rookie minicamp that is scheduled for the team facility from May 16-18.

Here is a complete list of the 10 undrafted rookie free agents signed by the Steelers. Looking at their history, there is a great chance of one to two of these players finding their way onto the opening day roster and/or the practice squad. In 2013, West Virginia linebacker Terence Garvin and Northwestern defensive end Brian Arnfelt spent time on the active roster and San Diego State offensive guard Nik Embernate spent the season on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury during training camp.

Defensive Back

Stanford cornerback Devon Carrington

Offensive Linemen

Youngstown State offensive guard Chris Elkins

UAB offensive tackle Kaycee Ike

East Carolina offensive guard Will Simmons

Defensive Linemen

Wisconsin defensive end Ethan Hemer

Stanford defensive end Josh Mauro

Louisville defensive end Roy Philon

Linebackers

Shepherd outside linebacker Howard Jones

Tight End

Missouri tight end Eric Waters

Quarterback

Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay

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Tags: Football, NFL, NFL Draft, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Steelers, undrafted rookie free agents

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