Eason has signed a one-year extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers.|||||||
Eason started five games last season after defensive ends Aaron Smith and Travis Kirschke were injured. He has played in 69 career games with the Browns (2004-06) and Steelers (2007-09), making nine starts.
Eason, who played for the Cleveland Browns the past two seasons, signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. Eason, a fourth-round draft pick by the Browns from Clemson in 2003, was waived by Cleveland in 2004. He spent part of the 2005 season on the Denver Broncos' practice squad before rejoining the Browns late that season.|||||||
Eason had 23 tackles last season. In 30 career NFL games, he has 44 tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble. Bailey had six tackles in 12 games as a backup for Pittsburgh last season.