BREAKING: Pittsburgh Steelers Sign Pro-Bowl Cornerback

After losing cornerback Cameron Sutton in free agency to the Detroit Lions earlier today, the Pittsburgh Steelers have lost no time finding his replacement.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed veteran cornerback Patrick Peterson to a two-year contract, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Peterson, who turns 33 this summer, played very well for the Minnesota Vikings last season, totaling five interceptions and earning his highest PFF coverage grade (82.5) since 2018.

The deal aligns with Peterson's reported desire to play for at least two more seasons. 

After spending his first 10 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, Peterson started in 30 games for the Vikings over the past two years.

While he may not be the elite, shutdown corner he once was, Peterson still provides solid coverage on the outside.

The Steelers defense ranked 14th in passing yards allowed per game last season, and Peterson's addition should provide an upgrade in that area. 

The former fifth overall selection of the 2011 NFL Draft is entering his 13th season.
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