Steelers Re-Sign UFA Offensive Lineman Trai Essex

The Steelers have re-signed veteran unrestricted offensive lineman Trai Essex to a one-year contract, the team announced today. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Essex (6-5, 324) has spent his entire seven-year NFL career with the Steelers after the team drafted him in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Essex has played in 76 career regular-season games with 28 starts. He has played in six postseason games with one start, the 2007 AFC Wild Card Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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