The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Thursday that offensive lineman Trai Essex has re-signed with the team on a one-year contract.
I am ecstatic to announce that I am back with the @Steelers ! There is no place like #SteelerNation #EverydayIsABlessing
- Trai Essex (@TraiDay79) April 12, 2012
Essex has played in 75 games and started 28 in seven seasons, all with the Steelers. He was selected by the team in the third-round of the 2005 NFL Draft.
Also taking to Twitter, Steelers center Doug Legursky announced that he would be returning to the team.
"Me and @TraiDay79 are back! BASH BROTHERS!!! (mighty ducks style)
- Doug Legursky (@Legursky) April 12, 2012
Legursky, a Steeler since 2009, started in all 10 games in which he played last season.