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Saturday, July 25, 2009
Steelers, 'Ziggy' Hood agree

By James Walker

Posted by's James Walker

In what is suddenly turning out to be a busy weekend for rookie news, the Pittsburgh Steelers became the second AFC North team to agree to terms with their top draft pick Saturday.

According to senior writer John Clayton, rookie defensive lineman Evander "Ziggy" Hood agreed to a five-year deal with the Steelers. The No. 32 overall pick likely will not sign the contract until next week when Hood arrives in Pittsburgh.

The defending Super Bowl champions now have every rookie under contract and ready to go when the team opens training camp in Latrobe, Pa. on Aug. 1.