PITTSBURGH — The Steelers wanted depth at two key positions, they usually discovered it in a pair of acquainted faces.
Pittsburgh claimed former backup quarterback Josh Dobbs off waivers and re-signed former security Sean Davis on Sunday.
Chosen out of Tennessee by the Steelers within the fourth spherical of the 2017 draft, Dobbs spent the 2017 and 2018 seasons with the staff, showing in 5 video games in his second marketing campaign and finishing 6 of 12 passes for 43 yards. He was a backup in Jacksonville final season and was launched by the Jaguars earlier this weekend. To make room for him, the Steelers waived quarterback Devlin “Duck” Hodges, who gained short-term folks hero fame when the undrafted free agent began six video games final season.
Davis was launched by the Washington Football Team on cut-down day after inking a one-year take care of the staff within the offseason that included a $2 million signing bonus.
He was chosen by the Steelers within the second spherical of the 2016 draft out of Maryland and began all 31 video games he performed in 2017 and 2018. Davis additionally began 9 video games as a rookie. He noticed motion in only one sport final season earlier than he landed on the injured reserve record with a shoulder harm. The Steelers traded for Minkah Fitzpatrick shortly after, and Fitzpatrick took Davis’ beginning spot. Davis has 5 profession interceptions in Pittsburgh, one pressured fumble and one fumble restoration.
The Steelers additionally launched security Curtis Riley on Sunday to make room for Davis on the roster.