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Steelers sign 3rd round pick Dri Archer

The Steelers continue signing their draft picks by inking a deal with speedster, Dri Archer


And then there was one.

The Steelers continued their ATM-like spending spree by signing 3rd round draft pick, Dri Archer to a four year contract, per Scott Brown of ESPN (details of the contract have not been released yet).

Archer's signing comes on the heels of the Steelers extending Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey's contract, making him the wealthiest center in the NFL.

Archer looks to be a large part of the Steelers this season. The team is planning on having Archer return both kickoffs and punts, line up at the wide receiver position as well as in the backfield. Archer truly is turning into the 'jack of all trades' for the Steelers by being so versatile.

Archer's speed is what has caught the attention of many NFL fans. His 4.26 40-yard dash was the fastest of the combine, and the fastest time recorded only to Chris Johnson's 4.24 in 2008.

The signing leaves only 2nd round draft pick Stephon Tuitt of Notre Dame remaining as the only rookie without a contract with the club. His signing is expected to be completed before minicamp starts next week.