The Pittsburgh Steelers are out of the Tyrann Mathieu sweepstakes after their newest free agent signing — Terrell Edmunds.
Edmunds is a former first-round choose in Pittsburgh, and has began 60 video games for the black and gold. He will now enter his fourth season beginning alongside Minkah Fitzpatrick, barring any unexpected exercise within the NFL Draft or free company.
The Steelers have been considered gamers within the Tyrann Mathieu sweepstakes, however finally took the cheaper and extra acquainted choice in Edmunds. The two sides agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million deal, which is lower than Mathieu is predicted to obtain, at any time when he indicators.
Pittsburgh drafted Edmunds twenty eighth total within the 2018 NFL Draft. He has 5 profession interceptions, 21 cross deflections, 12 tackles for loss, and 340 tackles with the franchise.
Are Steelers out on Tyrann Mathieu?
Pittsburgh has probably been out for fairly a while.
While the Steelers flirted with that chance, Edmunds is aware of their defensive system and presents extra safety for a protection going by means of sufficient change as is with new defensive coordinator Teryl Austin.
Because it’s solely a one-year contract, Edmunds doesn’t absolutely remove the opportunity of the Steelers drafting a security to develop long-term. It does imply they received’t preserve curiosity in Mathieu, who’s older the Edmunds at this charge.
Mathieu nonetheless has a number of potential suitors, with the Saints and Eagles chief amongst them. His former staff, Kansas City, seems to have moved ahead already.