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Jaylen Samuels | Running Back | #38

Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 7/20/1996
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 225
College: North Carolina State
Drafted: 2018 / Rd. 5 (165) / PIT

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Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said fifth-round rookie Jaylen Samuels is "highly evolved in the passing game."
Samuels has been working as a running back with the Steelers, but he played everywhere during his time at NC State. That experience has given him some earned confidence in the passing game. "Not to be cocky or anything, but I just feel like I have great hands, great route-running," Samuels said. "As a runner, I can make guys miss in open space. That's kind of what I did in college, try to make guys miss in open space." Samuels is at best looking at a backup role behind Le'Veon Bell, but it would not be surprising to see him make some plays as a rookie. Jun 18 - 9:52 AM

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QB1Ben Roethlisberger
2Landry Jones
3Mason Rudolph
4Josh Dobbs
RB1Le'Veon Bell
2James Conner
3Fitzgerald Toussaint
4Stevan Ridley
5Jaylen Samuels
GLB1Le'Veon Bell
2James Conner
3RB1Le'Veon Bell
2James Conner
FB1Roosevelt Nix
WR11Antonio Brown
2James Washington
3Darrius Heyward-Bey
4Trey Griffey
5Tevin Jones
WR21JuJu Smith-Schuster
2Eli Rogers
3Justin Hunter
4Marcus Tucker
5Justin Thomas
WR31James Washington
TE1Vance McDonald
2Jesse James
3Xavier Grimble
4Bucky Hodges
5Pharoah McKever
LT1Ali Villanueva
2Chukwuma Okorafor
3Jake Rodgers
4Larson Graham
LG1Ramon Foster
2B.J. Finney
3R.J. Prince
C1Maurkice Pouncey
2Patrick Morris
RG1David DeCastro
2Matt Feiler
3Chris Schleuger
4Oni Omoile
RT1Marcus Gilbert
2Joseph Cheek
3Zach Banner
K1Chris Boswell