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  • OLB
  • Alex Highsmith

  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Age24
  • CollegeCharlotte
  • DraftedRD 3, PK 0 (0)
Height6-3
Weight248

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #282
High Overall Rank #104
Low Overall Rank #288
LB Rank #95
High LB Rank #71
Low LB Rank #90

The Steelers are counting heavily on Alex Highsmith to step up and replace Bud Dupree. Highsmith saw a good bit of action as a rookie, serving as the third man in the edge rotation for much of the season before starting the final five games when Dupree was injured. With two sacks on 438 plays, Highsmith has much to prove in his second season. The coaching staff has expressed confidence in his ability to improve with experience and be the long-term answer, but that did not stop them from adding veteran free agent Cassius Marsh as a safety net.

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YR TM G TKL AST SCK FF FR INT PD TD
2020 PIT 16 30 18 2 0 0 1 1 0
2021 PIT 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 17 33 19 2 0 0 1 1 0
YR WK OPP dSNAP TKL AST SCK FF FR INT PD TD
2021 1 BUF 46 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 BUF 46 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 1 NYG 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 2 DEN 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 3 HOU 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 5 PHI 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 6 CLE 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 7 TEN 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 8 BAL 25 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
2020 9 DAL 12 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2020 10 CIN 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 11 JAX 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 12 BAL 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 13 WAS 60 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 14 BUF 68 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 15 CIN 53 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 16 IND 58 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 17 CLE 60 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
2020 CLE 438 30 18 2 0 0 1 1 0
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