With the 2020 NFL Draft now in the books, the Pittsburgh Steelers will quickly switch their attention to eligible prospects who went undrafted. Long before the seventh-rounded ended, the Steelers will have reached out to players they were interested in who were expected to be available and it should not take long for the first few signings to be made.
Undrafted players are allowed to sign with whoever they chose, with the more popular names likely to be given a signing bonus to encourage them to pick one team over another.
It is worth noting than none of these signing are official until confirmed by the team, with players sometimes changing their mind about a destination at the last minute when another team offers a higher signing bonus.
As rumors begin to emerge of players Pittsburgh is targeting, we will add them in this post, as well as any confirmed signings from the players own social media accounts.
News and rumors:
Steelers add ILB John Houston out of Southern Cal to UDFA group. https://t.co/th5L7oSL0n— Brooke Pryor (@bepryor) April 26, 2020
He's headed to the Steel City! @c_montano95 has signed a free agent contract with the @steelers! #RollWave | #ProWave pic.twitter.com/Myw4tVl4VL— Tulane University Football (@GreenWaveFB) April 25, 2020
Auburn ➡️ Pittsburgh— Auburn Football (@AuburnFootball) April 25, 2020
Congrats to @spencernigh on signing with the @steelers!#AUNextLevel pic.twitter.com/CE78HsUCMl
Kevin Colbert said he doesn't expect to sign many undrafted rookies. Filled a lot of roster spots with XFL guys #Steelers #dkps— Dale Lolley (@dlolley_pgh) April 25, 2020
The Steelers won't be adding as many UDFAs as usual, GM Kevin Colbert says.— Brooke Pryor (@bepryor) April 25, 2020
Former Hamden Hall Star and @WalterCampFF Ct player of year Christian Montano signs 3 year free agent deal with @steelers @NFL— Erik Dobratz (@Erikd25) April 25, 2020
Steelers add LB Leo Lewis, Miss St to their UDFA class, per source.— Brooke Pryor (@bepryor) April 25, 2020
The Steelers have agreed to a UDFA deal with Auburn FB Spencer Nigh, a source tells me.— Terez A. Paylor (@TerezPaylor) April 25, 2020
Calvin Taylor has signed a Free Agent deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers— Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) April 25, 2020
The #Steelers are signing Miami CB Trajan Bandy, source said.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) April 25, 2020
More UDFA signings owe sources:— Ben Standig (@BenStandig) April 25, 2020
Florida Atlantic LB Rashad Smith to the Bears
Florida Atlantic CB James Pierre to the Steelers
Undrafted free agent. The opportunity I need is here and for the taking. Built for it and nothing will stop me from getting. Thankful for the opportunity @steelers #BelieveinGodPlan— John Houston (@Official_John10) April 25, 2020