The Steelers signed their second and third XFL players of the offseason yesterday, inking tackle Jarron Jones and safety Tyree Kinnel to deals according to various sources.
Jones, who played at Notre Dame was taken in the first round of the XFL’s lineman draft in 2019 by the New York Guardians. Rich Cimini was the first with the signing.
— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 25, 2020
The Steelers also added some more safety help, picking up Tyree Kinnel. Kinnel went undrafted out of Michigan and signed briefly with the Cincinnati Bengals last season. Kinnel had 17 tackles in five games for the DC Defenders before their season was cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The news of the signing was first reported by Kinnel’s representative Vince Calo on Twitter.
— Vince Calo (@vjcalo) March 26, 2020
The two players will join another former-XFL player in NY Guardians defensive tackle Cavon Walker on the Steelers roster. The team inked the XFL’s season sack leader to a deal Wednesday morning.