Steelers Sign 5th & 6th Round Draft Picks LB Stevenson Sylvester & RB Jonathan Dwyer
The Steelers continued their draft pick signings on Tuesday as they signed Utah linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer to 3 year deals each. The Steelers have 4 drafted players to sign yet in Maurkice Pouncey, Jason Worilds, Chris Scott and Crezdon Butler. Sylvester was drafted in the fifth round (166th overall) while Dwyer was the Steelers first of two sixth-round picks (188th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Both players base salaries are as follows: 2010: $320,000, 2011: $405,000 and 2012: $490,000. The total deal for Sylvester is rumored to be around $1,335,500 and includes a $116,500 signing bonus, while the Dwyer contract is believed to total $1,292,800 and includes a $77,800 signing bonus. We will not know the exact numbers until the agents or NFLPA release them shortly.