Some say the Pittsburgh Steelers took a risk selecting Terrell Edmunds in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Many added they could have drafted him in the later rounds, so this was essentially a wasted pick.
There’s no way of knowing just how Edmunds will pan out during his NFL career but, if fans were looking for signs of promise from the Virginia Tech safety, they got one on Sunday at training camp.
Edmunds made a tremendous interception of Ben Roethlisberger while covering Vance McDonald. Edmunds tips the ball into the air, and has the hand-eye coordination to haul in the pass for the pick.
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Edmunds has been getting increased repetitions with the starters due to the hamstring injury to veteran Morgan Burnett.
It’s unknown whether these increased reps will equate to a potential starting position but, with each play he makes, the Steelers should feel more confident in their rookie safety and his ability to play at a high level as a professional.
Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest news and notes from training camp as the team prepares for the 2018 campaign.