Steelers sign CB Steven Nelson

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KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - DECEMBER 13: Cornerback Steven Nelson #20 of the Kansas City Chiefs intercepts a pass intended for wide receiver Tyrell Williams #16 of the Los Angeles Chargers during the game at Arrowhead Stadium on December 13, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH– The Steelers have added a defensive back to boost the team’s secondary.

The team has reached an agreement on a 3-year, $25 million deal with CB Steven Nelson.

Nelson, 26, spent the first four seasons of his career with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Last year, Nelson started a career-high 16 games and brought in a career-high 4 interceptions.

He also had a career-high 68 tackles.

Now, Nelson will be able to compete for an outside starting spot in Pittsburgh.

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