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Steelers sign Gray

The Steelers signed seventh-round draft pick Derwin Gray to a four-year contract. Gray, who played at the University of Maryland, was the team’s seventh round draft pick, selected with the 219th pick overall.

Gray was drafted as an offensive tackle, but Coach Mike Tomlin said he could move to guard.

“Definitely has some guard, physical characteristics that we would be interested in looking at as well,” said Tomlin. “Flexibility and versatility will be an element of discussion.”

Gray, who played in 35 games with 25 starts, said he is open to whatever the coaches ask of him.

“I’ve played both, left and right tackle,” said Gray. “I haven’t played inside. But again, I’m willing to play either one as needed. I’m not really sure where they are going to move me at or keep me out at tackle, but I’m willing to play either one.

“It was always great with the Steelers. They always believed in me. They trusted in me. The believed in my ability that I’m going to get the job done. I’m excited about the opportunity to come to contribute early at whatever position I’m needed.”

View photos of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 seventh round pick, OL, Derwin Gray

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