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Steelers trade for Jesse Davis: Pittsburgh adds OL help by acquiring former Dolphins starter from Vikings


The Steelers‘ 2022 quarterback competitors has partly been overshadowed by the group’s porous offensive line, even after offseason investments on the place. On Tuesday, forward of the NFL‘s deadline for closing roster cuts, Pittsburgh tried to bolster the trenches, buying former Dolphins starter Jesse Davis in a commerce with the Vikings, as both teams announced.


The 30-year-old Davis, who arrives in trade for a 2025 conditional seventh-round draft decide, signed a one-year take care of Minnesota in March. The veteran opened coaching camp because the Vikings’ beginning proper guard however was later overtaken by rookie second-rounder Ed Ingram. His departure saves Minnesota roughly $1.5 million this yr.

In Pittsburgh, Davis figures to supply added depth, in addition to doubtlessly function a future starter, in entrance of both Mitch Trubisky or Kenny Pickett. Initially undrafted out of Idaho in 2015, he spent his first two NFL seasons competing for backup jobs with the Seahawks and Jets, however got here to prominence as a four-year starter in Miami from 2017-2020. Throughout that point, Davis logged begins at each offensive line place besides middle, taking part in practically each one of many Dolphins’ offensive snaps.

The Steelers additionally launched a pair of veteran linemen in Joe Haeg and John Leglue on Tuesday, clearing the best way for his arrival.

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