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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Steelers are re-signing strong safety Terrell Edmunds to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million. Rapoport said two other teams made offers to Edmunds, but he decided to stay in Pittsburgh. The two teams who were interested in Edmunds were the Dolphins and Bengals, per Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.
Edmunds re-signing solidifies a question mark heading into the draft, as the Steelers don't have to invest a first or second round pick in a safety.
Edmunds returning also pretty much puts an end to Tyrann Mathieu coming to Pittsburgh. The Steelers were one of several teams who expressed interest in the three-time All-Pro.
Edmunds was a first-round pick by the Steelers in 2018 and has appeared in 64 regular season games. He has recorded 340 tackles, five interceptions, three sacks and a fumble recovery.
Edmunds has been a serviceable player for the Steelers, but hasn't lived up to first-round pick expectations, which is why the Steelers declined his fifth-year option last year. However, Edmunds had his best year of his career in 2021 and has a close rapport with Minkah Fitzpatrick.