Pittsburgh Steelers add No. 3 sticker to helmet to honor QB Dwayne Haskins

PITTSBURGH — The Steelers will honor Dwayne Haskins, their late teammate, with a No. 3 sticker on the again of their helmets all through the 2022 season.

Haskins died in April when he was struck by a dump truck on Interstate 595 in Florida. A toxicology report discovered Haskins was legally drunk on the time of his loss of life.

“I am devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin stated in an April assertion. “He quickly became part of our Steelers family upon his arrival in Pittsburgh and was one of our hardest workers, both on the field and in our community. Dwayne was a great teammate, but even more so a tremendous friend to so many. I am truly heartbroken.”

Haskins, a 2019 first-round decide by Washington, spent the 2021 season in Pittsburgh because the third-string quarterback behind Ben Roethlisberger and Mason Rudolph. The Steelers re-signed Haskins to a one-year deal in March, and he was anticipated to compete for the beginning job after Roethlisberger’s retirement.

Earlier than he died, Haskins frolicked together with his teammates in Florida at fellow quarterback Mitch Trubisky’s residence for a weekend of bonding and coaching.

“I spent your final moments with you and I can’t help but think about how selfless you were in those moments,” broad receiver Chase Claypool tweeted on the time. “All you cared about was making sure that everyone around you was okay and I can’t thank you enough for that. You are what I strive to be.”