Pittsburgh Steelers agree to terms on contract with cornerback to 3-year, $25 million deal

Pittsburgh Steelers agree to terms on contract with cornerback to 3-year, $25 million deal

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JANUARY 20: Chris Hogan #15 of the New England Patriots attempts to make a catch in the second half against Steven Nelson #20 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the AFC Championship Game. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The Steelers have signed cornerback Steven Nelson to a three-year deal worth $25 million to play opposite Joe Haden.

It’s the biggest deal given to a free agent since Mike Mitchell in 2014.

Nelson had four interceptions and 15 pass breakups in 2018 with the Chiefs.

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He was a third-round pick in 2015. He has tallied 174 tackles in his time with Kansas City.

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