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Five Fast Facts: Patrick Queen

Learn more about linebacker Patrick Queen in this edition of Five Fast Facts.

1. Queen signed a three-year contract with the Steelers during free agency. Queen was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the 28th overall selection.

2. Queen has started every game since he was drafted, a total of 67, and has 453 tackles, including 296 solo stops. He has 37 tackles for a loss, 13.5 sacks, 33 quarterback hits, four interceptions, and 15 passes defensed. He also has five forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries, including one he returned for a touchdown.

3. In 2023, Queen had a career-high 133 tackles, as well as a career best 84 solo stops. He had nine tackles for a loss, three and a half sacks, six passes defensed, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. He was an Associated Press second-team All-Pro selection last season, as well as selected for the Pro Bowl Games.

4. Queen played college ball at LSU where he appeared in 41 games, starting 16, and recorded 131 tackles, 59 of them solo stops. He also had 17.5 tackles for a loss, four sacks, three passes defensed, an interception and a fumble recovery. He was also named the Defensive MVP of the 2020 CFP National Championship Game.

5. Queen was honored by New Road, La., who held a parade for and presented him with a key to the city after LSU won the National Championship.