Steelers add 13 undrafted free agents after draft

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The Steelers signed 13 rookie free agents after the draft ended on Saturday and three of them will be staying in Pennsylvania after playing their college ball in the state.

Wide receiver Quadree Henderson has the shortest trip of the trio. He played at Pittsburgh and returned a pair of punts for touchdowns during the 2017 season. He had seven return touchdowns over the course of his career, so he should get a look on special teams once he starts practicing with the team.

The Steelers also signed Penn State defensive tackle Parker Cothren, who started every game last season, and Villanova cornerback Trey Johnson. Johnson had four interceptions during his college years.

Western Michigan running back Jarvion Franklin, LSU defensive end Greg Gilmore, N.C. State tight end Pharoah McKever, TCU center Patrick Morris, Elon offensive lineman Ikenna Nwokeji, Toledo linebacker Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, UAB guard Chris Schleuger, Connecticut cornerback Jamar Summers, Florida State linebacker Matthew Thomas and Tennessee defensive end Kendal Vickers.

9 responses to “Steelers add 13 undrafted free agents after draft

  1. Steelers used a 3rd (Dri Archer) and a 5th (Chris Rainey) to get that return/gadget small fast guy and that got them nowhere. Be ironic if the FA from Pitt Q. Henderson gives them that without having to burn a pick.

  2. Statistically these guys have as good a chance at making it in the NFL as many of their “drafted” peers

    You mean to tell me you got off your couch and put down your third bag of Doritos to post that hate filled comment…..it takes a special kind of jerk to be negative about players trying to beat some big odds. Even worse is you make these comments daily……time to get some help.

  3. Nofoolnodrool says:
    April 29, 2018 at 6:51 pm
    Statistically these guys have as good a chance at making it in the NFL as many of their “drafted” peers

    You mean to tell me you got off your couch and put down your third bag of Doritos to post that hate filled comment…..it takes a special kind of jerk to be negative about players trying to beat some big odds. Even worse is you make these comments daily……time to get some help.

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    Hate filled? Are you delusional? I pointed out that many of these indrafted players actually do well in the NFL….in fact as well as their “drafted” peers. You are so angry you can’t even think straight

  4. Don’t tell me. These were all first round round prospects. Just like 5th rounder Edmunds.

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