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Jaylen Samuels | Running Back | #38

Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 7/29/1996
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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Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Ben Roethlisberger
2Josh Dobbs
3Mason Rudolph
RB1James Conner
2Stevan Ridley
3Jaylen Samuels
4Le'Veon Bell
GLB1James Conner
2Stevan Ridley
3RB1James Conner
2Jaylen Samuels
FB1Roosevelt Nix
WR11Antonio Brown
2James Washington
3Darrius Heyward-Bey
WR21JuJu Smith-Schuster
2Justin Hunter
3Ryan Switzer
4Eli Rogers
WR31James Washington
TE1Vance McDonald
2Jesse James
3Xavier Grimble
LT1Ali Villanueva
2Chukwuma Okorafor
LG1Ramon Foster
2B.J. Finney
C1Maurkice Pouncey
RG1David DeCastro
2Matt Feiler
RT1Marcus Gilbert
2Zach Banner
K1Chris Boswell