Artie Burns



Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 26

Weight: 187 lbs

College: Miami (Fla.)


  • Solo
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT



  • Enters his sixth NFL season in 2021; originally drafted by the Steelers in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft (25th overall) out of Miami
  • Has played in 58 games with 32 starts, tallying 144 tackles (117 solo), four interceptions, 27 passes defensed and two FR
  • Also has played and started in four postseason contests, logging 11 tackles, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery

2020 SEASON (Bears):

  • Suffered a knee injury in the preseason that forced him to miss the 2020 season

2019 SEASON (Steelers):

  • Played in 10 games with one start at corner at the Los Angeles Chargers where he recorded a season-high six tackles
  • Recorded seven total tackles, including one on special teams

2018 SEASON (Steelers):

  • Saw action in all 16 games with six starts; registered 19 tackles (15 solo), one forced fumble and one pass defensed; added 3 tackles on special teams
  • Split a safety with Morgan Burnett vs. Kansas City, tackling QB Patrick Mahomes in the end zone
  • Forced a fumble in the second quarter of Tampa Bay WR Chris Godwin, which was recovered by CB Mike Hilton, marking the first defensive forced fumble of his NFL career
  • Started Pittsburgh's only postseason contest, tallying three tackles and a pair of passes defensed

2017 SEASON (Steelers):

  • Started all 16 games at corner as the Steelers went 13-3; recorded 54 tackles, one interception, 13 passes defensed and two FR
  • Recorded one INT in a win at Houston in Week 16
  • Made three postseason starts, logging 15 tackles (11 solo) with two passes defensed and a fumble recovery
  • Started at cornerback in the 2017 AFC Championship game at New England

2016 SEASON (Steelers):

  • Appeared in all 16 games, starting the last nine games
  • Totaled 64 tackles, three interceptions, two tackles-for-loss and 13 passes defensed in his rookie season
  • Recorded an INT off Joe Flacco in his first career start at Baltimore; also logged one tackle-for-loss and two passes defensed
  • Recorded his second career interception two weeks later at Cleveland, picking off Cody Kessler, and his third at Buffalo off of quarterback Tyrod Taylor