Steelers Sign 10 Undrafted Free Agents

Pittsburgh Steelers

Though the Steelers didn’t select a quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft, they did add one afterwards.

The club announced Saturday it had reached agreements with 10 undrafted free agents, including Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay.

Kay (6-4, 228) completed 262-of-395 passes for 3,302 yards with 22 TDs and 12 interceptions in 2013 for the Bearcats.

Bruce Gradkowski and Landry Jones are the Steelers’ primary backups to starter Ben Roethlisberger.

The Steelers also agreed with these undrafted free agents: Stanford defensive back Devon Carrington, Youngstown State offensive lineman Chris Elkins, Wisconsin defensive end Ethan Hemer, UAB offensive tackle Kaycee Ike, Shepherd linebacker Howard Jones, Stanford defensive end Josh Mauro, Louisville defensive tackle Roy Philon, East Carolina offensive guard Will Simmons and Missouri tight end Eric Waters.

The Steelers will hold their rookie minicamp from Friday, May 16 through Sunday, May 18.

Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 Rookie Free Agents

Player Pos. Ht. Wt. College
Devon Carrington DB 6-1 204 Stanford
Chris Elkins OL 6-4 300 Youngstown State
Ethan Hemer DE 6-6 285 Wisconsin
Kaycee Ike OT 6-5 293 UAB
Howard Jones LB 6-4 238 Shepherd
Brendon Kay QB 6-4 228 Cincinnati
Josh Mauro DE 6-6 282 Stanford
Roy Philon DT 6-3 291 Louisville
Will Simmons OG 6-5 342 East Carolina
Eric Waters TE 6-5 245 Missouri




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