Steelers sign draft pick
Tony Hills (Sargent/Getty Images)
Tony Hills (Sargent/Getty Images)
Posted Jul 4, 2008

It took until the Fourth of July, but the Steelers signed a draft pick! Read below for details.

According to's Adam Caplan, the Steelers have signed fourth-round draft pick Tony Hills.

Hills signed a three-year, $1,454,500 deal with a signing bonus of $304,500. The breakdown:

2008: $295,000

2009: $385,000

2010: $470,000

Of the 12 fourth-round picks who've signed deals this offseason, Hills is only the second to sign a three-year deal (Kenny Iwebema/Arizona Cardinals was the other player). The other 10 players signed four-year deals (maximum length under the CBA).

Hills was used as the third-team left tackle throughout the spring.

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