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Pittsburgh Steelers Announce They've Signed First-Round Draft Pick Artie Burns Jr.

The Steelers have signed their first-round draft pick. 

Pittsburgh announced on Twitter this afternoon that the franchise has signed rookie cornerback Artie Burns Jr. 

The 21-year-old defensive back out of Miami (Fla.) was taken No. 25 overall by the Steelers in the 2016 NFL Draft. 

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The former Hurricane posted a picture of him signing the contract on Twitter. 

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Burns Jr. signed a four-year deal with the Steelers. He says he's happy to get the deal done so he can focus all on football.

“Football is what this is all about,” he said in a release. “Everything is about football right now.

“I am playing for the team, for the city. I want to please everybody in the building, and please everybody in the city. We want the fans out there standing on their feet.”

Burns Jr. is the team's sixth draft pick to sign.