Updated: Thursday, 12 Apr 2012, 7:12 PM EDT
Published : Thursday, 12 Apr 2012, 7:12 PM EDT
Fort Wayne native and Harding high school graduate Trai Essex will be in Pittsburgh for at least one more season.
Essex, who was an unrestricted free agent, signed a one-year deal to remain with the Steelers. Terms of his deal were not disclosed.
Essex was a third round pick by the Steelers out of Northwestern in 2005. He has spent all seven of his NFL season with the club.
A versatile offensive lineman, Essex can play all five positions on the line.
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