Cornerback Artie Burns spent his first four NFL seasons with the Steelers. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears were in need of depth at cornerback after r eleasing Prince Amukamara earlier in the offseason. They have apparently found some help.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Chicago has reached a deal on a one-year contract with former Pittsburgh Steelers first-round pick Artie Burns.

Burns, 24, was the No. 25 overall pick of the Steelers in 2016. He started 25 games over his first two seasons, recording 26 passes defended and four interceptions.

Unfortunately, the University of Miami product has fallen on hard times recently and was in head coach Mike Tomlin’s doghouse last season. 

Maybe a change in scenery will help this still-young defensive back.

This article first appeared on Sportsnaut and was syndicated with permission.



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While many quarterbacks threw passes for the Pittsburgh Steelers over the years, this quiz only lists the quarterbacks who led the team in passing yards in the years displayed. 

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1933
Tony Holm
1934
Warren Heller
1935
Johnny Gildea
1936
Ed Matesic
1937
Max Fiske
1938
Whizzer White
1939
Hugh McCullough
1940
Billy Patterson
1941
Boyd Brumbaugh
1942
Bill Dudley
1945
Buss Warren
1946
Bill Dudley
1947
Johnny Clement
1948
Ray Evans
1949-1950
Joe Geri
1951
Chuck Ortmann
1952-1955
Jim Finks
1956
Ted Marchibroda
1957
Earl Morrall
1958-1960
Bobby Layne
1961
Rudy Bukich
1962
Bobby Layne
1963-1964
Ed Brown
1965
Bill Nelsen
1966
Ron Smith
1967
Kent Nix
1968-1969
Dick Shiner
1970-1973
Terry Bradshaw
1974
Joe Gilliam
1975-1982
Terry Bradshaw
1983
Cliff Stoudt
1984-1987
Mark Malone
1988-1990
Bubby Brister
1991-1995
Neil O'Donnell
1996
Mike Tomczak
1997-1998
Kordell Stewart
1999
Mike Tomczak
2000-2001
Kordell Stewart
2002-2003
Tommy Maddox
2004-2018
Ben Roethlisberger
2019
Mason Rudolph

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