Longtime Steelers Safety Says Goodbye To Pittsburgh And Fans

Safety Terrell Edmunds, who has played for the Pittsburgh Steelers since being drafted in the first round in 2018, has suggested in a tweet that he may be leaving the team.

Despite being a reliable member of the Steelers' defense, Edmunds' high draft position has led some fans to view him as a disappointment.

He has appeared in 79 regular-season games since his draft and has started in all but four of those games, while also being a regular on special teams.

Over his five seasons with the Steelers, the 26-year old has recorded 410 total tackles, five sacks, one fumble recovery, five interceptions and 26 passes defended across 79 games played.

Edmunds had tested the free agent market in 2022 and again this year after re-signing with the Steelers on a one-year deal last spring.

Although he has not officially signed with another team, his recent social media posts have hinted at his departure from the Steelers.

Edmunds thanked the Steelers organization, coaches, teammates, and fans for their support, suggesting that he won't be re-signing with the team.

If Edmunds does leave the Steelers, his departure may leave a gap in their defense.

However, the Steelers have two veteran starting safeties signed for 2023 and recently re-signed Damontae Kazee, which could make Edmunds expendable.

Ultimately, it remains to be seen where Edmunds will go next and how the Steelers will fill the void in their roster. Photo Credit: Michael Longo/For USA Today Network / USA TODAY NETWORK