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Steelers Sign 2018 Draft Picks, S Marcus Allen & DT Joshua Frazier

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now signed a few more of their 2018 draft picks and this time it’s safety Marcus Allen and defensive tackle Joshua Frazier who have inked their four-year rookie contracts.

Allen, who played his college football at Penn State, was the Steelers first of two fifth-round selections this year. The safety signed a contract on Thursday that should total out at just short of $2.753 million and include a signing bonus just short of $292,700, according to Over the Cap.

In 52 games played in at Penn State, Allen registered 321 total tackles in addition to one interception and 11 total pass breakups.

As for Frazier, who was drafted this year by the Steelers in the seventh-round out of Alabama, his four-year rookie contract should total out at just over $2.532 million and include a signing bonus of around $72,500.

In the 39 career games that Frazier played in at Alabama he registered 28 total tackles of which 4.5 resulted in lost yardage. He was credited with two sacks and three pass breakups during his college career.

The Steelers now have three of their seven draft picks under contract as the team’s second of two fifth-round selections, former North Carolina State running back Jaylen Samuels, signed his rookie contract on Wednesday.

Still unsigned are draft picks safety Terrell Edmunds, wide receiver James Washington , quarterback Mason Rudolph and tackle Chukwuma Okafor.

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