Steven Nelson
Steven Nelson
26-Year-Old CornerbackCB
Pittsburgh Steelers
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Nelson started seven of the nine games he appeared in last season, racking up 41 tackles (33 solo) and a forced fumble for the Chiefs. With Marcus Peters gone to Los Angeles, Nelson is slated to start opposite Kendall Fuller in 2018. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, $25.5 million contract with the Steelers in March of 2019.
Garners respectable contract
CBKansas City Chiefs
March 12, 2019
Nelson agreed to a three-year, $25.5 million contract with the Steelers on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
ANALYSIS
Nelson has been a starter in the Chiefs' secondary for three seasons, but the team that drafted him in 2015 wasn't willing to fork up the cash to keep him around. He figures to battle Coty Sensabaugh to start opposite Joe Haden in the Steelers secondary.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Measurables Review
How do Steven Nelson's measurables compare to other cornerbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
5' 11"
 
Weight
194 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.49 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.07 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.88 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
 
Broad Jump
115 in
 
Bench Press
19 reps
 
Hand Length
9.25 in
 
Arm Length
30.62 in
 
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2015 Fantasy Outlook
Nelson was selected by the Chiefs in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft, and will likely battle for snaps as the nickelback in 2015.
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Nabs fourth interception
CBKansas City Chiefs
December 14, 2018
Nelson had four tackles (three solo) and an interception in Thursday's loss to the Chargers.
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Continues stellar play
CBKansas City Chiefs
November 14, 2018
Nelson tallied three pass breakups and one interception during Sunday's victory over the Chiefs.
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Interception in win
CBKansas City Chiefs
October 9, 2018
Nelson recorded three tackles (two solo), two passes defensed and an interception across 83 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Jaguars.
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Returns to game
CBKansas City Chiefs
September 16, 2018
Nelson (undisclosed) returned to Sunday's contest, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.
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Leaves game with apparent lower body injury
CBKansas City Chiefs
Undisclosed
September 16, 2018
Nelson left Sunday's game with an apparent lower body injury, Nate Taylor of The Athletic reports.
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