TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Steelers get three extra draft picks

By Scott Brown
Monday, March 22, 2010
 

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Steelers have been awarded three compensatory picks in next month's NFL draft.

In addition to their regular picks in the draft, the Steelers will get a pair of extra picks in the fifth round (164th and 166th overall) and an extra selection (242nd) in the seventh round.

The Steelers earned three of the 19 compensatory picks announced at today's NFL owners meetings for losing wide receiver Nate Washington, cornerback Bryant McFadden and quarterback Byron Leftwich in free agency last year.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Steelers

  1. Roethlisberger: Noll should be remembered as ‘greatest coach of all time’
  2. Steelers notebook: Steelers look to work tight end into no-huddle offense
  3. Steelers notebook: Tomlin relents, gives players slight respite
  4. Ex-player’s book details Steeler havens across country
  5. Steelers’ Taylor ‘hurt’ by pay cut
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.