NFL complimentary firm: Steelers to sign Pittsburgh native and also former Chiefs lineman Stefen Wisniewski, per record

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Stefen Wisniewski, a Pittsburgh native, is getting back. Wisniewski, a veteran offensive lineman who helped the Chiefs win the Super Bowl last season, is authorizing a two-year take care of the Steelers, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Wisniewski is the 2nd outside freelance Pittsburgh has actually signed; the group came to terms with previous Chargers fullback Derek Watt– more youthful brother of Steelers OLB T.J. Watt– previously this week. The signing of Wisniewski will certainly aid the Steelers replenish their offensive line after shedding B.J. Finney (who signed a two-year handle the Seahawks) as well as Ramon Foster (who retired adhering to an 11-year profession) earlier today.

A 10-year veteran, Wisniewski played senior high school football at Pittsburgh’s Central Catholic before participating in Penn State, helping the Lions win a share of the Big Ten title as a junior. The following season, he earned first-team All-Big 10 honors after changing from guard to center during spring technique. Picked by the Raiders with the 48th total pick in the 2011, Wisniewski started in each of his 61 profession games with Oakland.

After investing one season with the Jaguars in 2015, Wisniewski, that predominately lined up at center throughout his first 5 NFL seasons, switched to left guard after authorizing with the Eagles during the 2016 offseason. A year later on, Wisniewski was starting in the Super Bowl, helping the Eagles distressed the Patriots in Super Dish LIII.

After a successful three-year run in Philadelphia, Wisniewski spent the past 2 seasons with the Chiefs, assisting Kansas City capture its very first Super Bowl win in 50 years this past February. The Chiefs starting left guard in Super Dish LIV, Wisniewski’s blocking assisted the Chiefs rack up 3 unanswered goals in the game’s last 6 minutes.

Wisniewski, 30, signs up with a Pittsburgh offensive line that has been thought about amongst the very best in football over the previous half years. The system is anchored by perennial Pro Bowl facility Maurkice Pouncey, two-time All-Pro guard David DeCastro, as well as two-time Pro Bowl left deal with Alejandro Villanueva. Pittsburgh’s offensive line additionally contains Chukwuma Okorafor, starting tackle Matt Feiler and also book deal with Zach Banner, who signed a 1 year handle the Steelers previously today.

Feiler, the group’s beginning right take on last season, might conform to left guard adhering to Foster’s retired life, with Banner and also Okorafor contending for the open area at ideal deal with. The 30-year-old Wisniewski, who has actually started in 103 regular-season games over the training course of his profession, will belong to this mix also.

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