Pro football: Tuitt signs 4-year deal

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The Pittsburgh Steelers and second-round draft pick Stephon Tuitt have agreed to a four-year contract.

Financial details were not disclosed.

Pittsburgh selected the defensive lineman from Notre Dame with the 46th overall pick. The 6-foot-5, 303-pound Tuitt started 29 games at Notre Dame. He finished with 127 tackles, 21½ sacks and 27 quarterback pressures in three seasons and was the team’s lineman of the year in 2013.

Tuitt is the last of Pittsburgh’s nine draft picks to sign.

Notre Dame defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt didn't have to wait long to hear his name called on the second day of the NFL Draft. (SBT Photo/JAMES BROSHER)