Steelers give extension to Pro Bowl DT Heyward


PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WTAJ) – Cam Heyward is staying in Pittsburgh.

According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, the 2011 Steelers first-round pick signed a four-year extension with Pittsburgh Sunday evening.

The deal includes $65.3 million in new money, $75.1 in total, and is the highest yearly average for a defensive player over the age of 30.

In 9 seasons, he has recorded 54 sacks, 257 solo tackles, and twice has been named to the Pro Bowl and a first-team all-pro.

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