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Steelers place original round tender on OLB Anthony Chickillo

I would bet if you polled over 100 Pittsburgh Steelers fans and asked them who scored the team’s first touchdown of the 2017 season, most wouldn’t know or would guess wrong.

Chickillo was the player who recovered Tyler Matakevich’s blocked punt against the Cleveland Browns in Week 1, giving the team their first touchdown of the 2017 regular season.

The former Miami defensive lineman turned linebacker has made tremendous strides at the NFL level, and is a great role player for the black-and-gold. Chickillo can play both right and left outside linebacker and is tremendous on special teams.