The Steelers have signed rookie offensive tackle Bridger Buche. Financial terms of the one-year deal were not disclosed.
Buche (6-3, 305) is a rookie free agent out of Eastern Michigan who started all 10 games he played in during the 2011 season. In 2010, Buche returned from missing the entire 2009 season with a hip injury to start 12 games at left tackle. He started all 12 games at right tackle in 2008 and saw action in six games, with one start as a freshman in 2007.