To fill the void the Steelers are signing veteran cornerback Patrick Peterson
This per Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network:
Source: The #Steelers are signing Pro Bowl CB Patrick Peterson. A surprise! A perennial star headed to a historic franchise to beef up their back end.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 13, 2023
Peterson is an 8-time Pro Bowler, 3-time All-Pro, who has made a name for himself with many teams, most notably his time with the Arizona Cardinals.
The last two seasons Peterson played for the Minnesota Vikings. In 2022 he tallied 5 interceptions to his name.
It is reportedly a two-year deal, per Adam Schefter, with financial terms unknown at this time.
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