In a little bit of non-Pittsburgh Steelers information forward of their return to motion on Wednesday and Thursday, a Pittsburgh Maulers participant is seeking to make his strategy to an NFL camp this summer time. Based on Aaron Wilson, the Seattle Seahawks are engaged on Maulers LB Kyahva Tezino, one in all three players that work on Monday.
Whereas Maulers LB Reuben Foster has acquired a lot of the eye for Pittsburgh this season, Tezino has additionally had a high quality 12 months. As Wilson notes, Tezino caught 94 tackles and two interceptions because the workforce labored its means by way of its season and certified for the championship recreation earlier than shedding.
This is not Tezino’s first NFL exercise. Every week in the past he skilled for the New York Giants however didn’t signal. Undrafted out of San Diego State in 2020, he weighed 6 ft, 235 kilos on his Professional Day. A school sort out machine, he recorded 126 saves in 2017 and 99 in 2019. His stat sheet was colourful with 31.5 tackles for loss, 14.5 sacks, two interceptions and two compelled fumbles.
Up to now, the Steelers have not produced any USFL gamers. Some puzzled if the workforce could be concerned about Foster, a heavy hitter at linebacker. However Pittsburgh has added so much to the place this offseason and Foster’s off-court historical past and accidents are seemingly crimson flags for the Steelers. In Seattle, former first-round decide Devin Bush signed with the workforce within the offseason, making an attempt to revive his profession after struggling in Pittsburgh.
A number of USFL gamers have been signed to NFL 90-man rosters, together with QB Alex McGlough and Okay Brandon Aubrey. Former Steelers WR Deon Cain is also again within the NFL, though it is unclear if he is formally signed with any workforce.
Pittsburgh exhibits up for coaching camp Wednesday with its first apply Thursday.