PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - The Steelers have signed the XFL’s leader in sacks, defensive tackle Cavon Walker
Walker’s agent JR Ricket confirmed the news on Wednesday morning.
The 6’2”, 284 lbs. Walker played in five games with the XFL until the season was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
In those five games Walker has 4.5 sacks as a member of the New York Guardians.
He also played college football at Maryland.
The Steelers also signed Walker’s XFL teammate, offensive lineman Jarron Jones.
Jones is 6’6”, 320 lbs. and started his career on the defensive line before switching over to offense.
Before playing in the XFL, Jones spent time with the Giants, Lions, Cowboys, Bucs, Seahawks and Bills.
He played college ball at Notre Dame.
The Steelers also officially signed OL Stefen Wisniewski to a two-year deal and FB Derek Watt (TJ’s brother) to a three-year deal.