Robert Golden has signed a three-year contract to remain with the Pittsburgh Steelers , the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Golden is coming off the best season of his four-year career, as he posted 40 tackles and an interception while starting three games at strong safety in 2015. The former undrafted free agent was also selected as Pittsburgh's special teams captain last season, evidencing his increasing importance to the Steelers going forward.
Robert Golden had one tackle in Pittsburgh's loss to Denver on Sunday.
Golden finished the season with 40 tackles (30 solo) and an interception. Golden had the best season of his four-year career, recording more tackles than his previous three seasons combined (32), while getting his first career interception. He is one of several unrestricted free agents for which Pittsburgh will have to make a decision during the off season.
Robert Golden had eight tackles (four solo) in Pittsburgh's loss to Baltimore on Sunday.
Golden has enjoyed a significant increase in playing time this season, being on the field for nearly 37 percent of all defensive snaps after not playing even 5 percent of the Pittsburgh Steelers ' defensive snaps in any of his previous three seasons. The eight tackles matched a single-game high for Golden.
Robert Golden totaled two tackles (one solo) and an interception in Pittsburgh's 33-20 win over Cincinnati on Sunday.
The third interception of the game for the Pittsburgh Steelers came deep in Bengals territory, leading to DeAngelo Williams' second one-yard touchdown run, giving Pittsburgh a franchise record fifth consecutive game scoring 30 or more points.
Robert Golden totaled eight tackles (seven solo) in Pittsburgh's 25-13 win over Arizona on Sunday.
Making his first career start, Golden had a solid game. Still, with no sacks or interceptions, and just one fumble recovery in his career, Golden offers little fantasy value.
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