Steelers Sign Second-Round WR James Washington


Jordan Schultz reports that the Steelers have agreed to terms with second-round WR James Washington on a four-year deal.

Washington becomes the fourth Steelers’ draft pick to sign his rookie deal.

Rd Pick Player Pos. Status
1 28 Terrell Edmunds S
2 60 James Washington WR Signed
3 76 Mason Rudolph QB
3 92 Chukwuma Okorafor OL
5 148 Marcus Allen S Signed
5 165 Jaylen Samuels RB Signed
7 246 Joshua Frazier DT Signed

Washington, 22, was selected with the No. 60 overall pick in the second round by the Steelers. According to, he receives a four-year, $4,501,346 contract that includes a $1,353,704 signing bonus.

During his college career at Oklahoma State, Washington caught 226 passes for 4,472 yards receiving and 39 touchdowns. He also rushed for 70 yards and a touchdown on nine carries over the course of four seasons and 51 games played.


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