New Steelers uniform numbers you may not recognize this fall
We’re all hopeful there’s a football season come this fall – under the assumption there is, there are a handful (or two) of new faces on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster.
Along with the new faces come new jersey numbers.
Ever watch a game, see a number, and not recognize who it is?
Well, you should familiarize yourself with these uniform numbers. Soon!
Veteran Free Agent Numbers
The Steelers signed a few new players via free agency while also acquiring one in a trade. Here are some of the new veteran additions to the team.
85 – Eric Ebron
A former tenth overall pick for the Detroit Lions, Ebron was signed this offseason after spending four years with his original team and the last two with the Indianapolis Colts. He will continue to wear his #85 which was abandoned when Xavier Grimble was released in 2019.
44 – Derek Watt
J.J-and-T.J’s brother (who has “J” middle initial but doesn’t use it) signed with the Steelers this offseason after playing fullback with the LA Chargers the last four years. He commandeers the #44 formerly worn by LB Tyler Matakevich.
61 – Stefen Wisniewski
Wisniewski arrives after winning a Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs. He will wear #61, which hasn’t been in circulation since Fernando Velasco wore the same digits in 2013.
95 – Chris Wormley
Rookie Draft Pick Numbers
Keep an eye on these rookies who all selected their numbers following the 2020 NFL Draft.
- #11 – Chase Claypool
- #56 – Alex Highsmith
- #26 – Anthony McFarland
- #69 – Kevin Dotson
- #25 – Antoine Brooks
- #73 – Carlos Davis