The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced that they’ve re-signed WR JuJu Smith-Schuster to a one-year contract.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) March 19, 2021
Bisciotti reports that Smith-Schuster had the following offers on the table:
- Ravens: $9 million, $4 million in incentives
- Chiefs: $8 million, $3 million in incentives
- Steelers: $8 million
Adam Schefter adds that the Eagles were also offering more than the Steelers.
He has since confirmed the news:
This is my home, they’re gonna need a wrecking ball to take me outta here! PITTSBURGH I LOVE YOU, LET’S GO!!!!! 💛🖤💛🖤 pic.twitter.com/SPFvCLUmFl
— JuJu Smith-Schuster (@TeamJuJu) March 19, 2021
Smith-Schuster, 24, was a second-round pick by the Steelers out of USC in the 2017 NFL Draft. He just finished the final year of a four-year, $4.19 million rookie contract that included a $1.19 million signing bonus.
In 2020, Smith-Schuster appeared in all 16 games for the Steelers and caught 97 passes for 831 yards (8.9 YPC) and nine touchdowns.
We had him included in our Top 100 – 2021 Free Agents list.