Steelers sign last remaining draft pick on the eve of training camp


Pittsburgh Steelers center Kendrick Green (53) works during the team’s NFL mini-camp football practice in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WKBN) – The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signing of third-round pick Kendrick Green on Wednesday.

Green, who plays center, was selected in the third round of the 2021 Draft out of Illinois — 87th overall.

He started 33 straight games for the Fighting Illini.

Green was a USA Today second-team All-America selection, an Associated Press All-Big Ten first-team selection and a consensus All-Big Ten first-team selection.

The Steelers have now signed all draft picks in the class of 2021 and will open training camp on Thursday.

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