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Steelers might have new special teams demon in Nat Berhe

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers are adding their sixth free agent -- safety Nat Berhe, who has agreed to terms with the team and will sign this week.

Nat Berhe, who calls himself #TheMissile, used social media to thank the organization.

Berhe, 26, a fifth-round pick in 2014 who played reserve safety and special teams for the New York Giants, provides depth the Steelers need after releasing Mike Mitchell and Robert Golden in March.

The Steelers like having a core special teams safety who can play in dime-heavy packages or start in spot duty because of injury. That was Golden's role, and perhaps Berhe will fill it. If he can fly around and hit on kickoffs and punts, the Steelers will be happy. Berne's 10 special teams tackles last season indicates he can do just that.

Berhe has 47 career tackles and one sack, but the sack was a nifty chase-down of one of the speediest quarterbacks in the league, Russell Wilson, in Week 7 last season.

The Steelers have been low-key busy in free agency. Berhe joins safety Morgan Burnett and linebacker Jon Bostic as new Steelers, while the team has re-signed running back Stevan Ridley, defensive tackle Daniel McCullers and running back Fitzgerald Toussaint for depth.