Steelers agree to deal with first-round pick Hood

Sunday, July 26, 2009 | 8:45 p.m. CDT

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms on a five-year contract with first-round draft choice Ziggy Hood.

The defensive lineman from Missouri was drafted 32nd overall by the defending Super Bowl champions. Financial terms were not disclosed on the deal announced Saturday.


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The Steelers open training camp on Friday.

Hood becomes the fourth first-round pick to agree to a contract, joining Detroit's Matthew Stafford, the New York Jets' Mark Sanchez and Cleveland's Alex Mack.


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