The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Tuesday that they’ve signed sixth-round picks DE Isaiah Buggs and OLB Sutton Smith to four-year deals.
These are the first of the Steelers’ nine draft picks to sign their rookie deals:
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Buggs, 23, was selected with the No. 192 overall pick in the sixth round by the Steelers. He’s projected to sign a four-year, $2,667,294 contract that includes a $147,294 signing bonus.
During his college career at Alabama, Buggs recorded 103 tackles, 17.5 tackles for a loss, 11 sacks, two forced fumbles, a recovery and three pass defenses over the course of two seasons and 28 games.