The Steelers have re-signed veteran safety Will Allen to a one-year contract, the team announced today. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Allen is entering his 12th NFL season and his sixth season with Pittsburgh. He has also spent time with the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Allen was originally drafted by the Buccaneers in the fourth round (111th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft.

Allen has played in 163 games during the regular season with 39 starts, and he has played in six career postseason contests. His career regular-season totals include six interceptions, 17 pass breakups, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. Allen has also contributed 96 tackles, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries on special teams.


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