The Pittsburgh Steelers have given out new numbers to their newly-signed players, offensive tackle Jarrid Williams and running back Darius Hagans, the team revealed on their official roster page during Tuesday’s OTAs practice.
Williams will wear No. 64 while Hagans will wear No. 25. No. 25 was worn last by Cody Chrest, who the team released yesterday in part of their moves on the roster to get it to 90 overall. Meanwhile, Williams joined the roster and gave the team six tackles to work with at this point.
Williams is the first player to wear No. 64 was Trenton Scott, who wore the number last year as the tackle eligible for the team. He comes over from the Philadelphia Eagles after being released in May by the team. Williams has stints with both the Eagles and Lions since coming out of Miami a year ago.
Meanwhile, Hagans is out of Virginia State and is one of only a few players in the NFL, including another fellow running back, Trenton Cannon. In the Steelers’ history, that number has been worn by guys like Ryan Clark and most recently in an NFL game, Ahkello Witherspoon. So, the new running back will work with the room of now six players to try and make the roster as a RB3 candidate.