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Steelers sign Southern Illinois quarterback

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By Scott Brown
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
 

The Steelers will go into training camp with five quarterbacks after signing undrafted free agent Chris Dieker of Southern Illinois today.

The 6-5, 230-pounder is third on Southern Illinois' all-time list in passing yards (5,237) and touchdowns (41).

Dieker joins Ben Roethlisberger, Byron Leftwich, Charlie Batch and Dennis Dixon as the quarterbacks on the Steelers' roster. Dixon is a restricted free agent.

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