32 Facts About Artie Burns


Artie Burns played college football at Miami, and was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.


Artie Burns broke up 87 passes, caused 17 fumbles, and made 22 interceptions.


Artie Burns committed to Miami, where the Hurricanes hoped to pair him with Tracy Howard on the outside.


Artie Burns was an All-USA high school track and field team selection by USA Today in 2011 and 2012.


At the 2011 USA Youth outdoor track and field championships, Artie Burns won both the 110-meter hurdles, and the 400-meter hurdles.


At the 2012 Bob Hayes Invitational, Artie Burns broke records in the 110 hurdles and the 300, both originally set by Michael Timpson in 1985.


In 2012 Artie Burns had the No 5 time in the World in the 110-meter hurdles amongst junior athletes.


In 2014 Artie Burns broke the American junior record in the indoor 60-meter hurdles, breaking a 38-year-old record.


Artie Burns attended the NFL Combine but was unable to complete all the drills after suffering a knee injury.


Artie Burns stood on his combine numbers at the Miami Hurricane's Pro Day, but chose to redo the vertical and added two inches while completing the other drills he was unable to perform at the combine.


Artie Burns worked out with 12 other Miami Hurricanes in front of representatives from a total of 31 teams, including Steelers' head coach Mike Tomlin.


Artie Burns was the first cornerback selected by the Steelers in the first round since Chad Scott was selected 24th overall in 1997 NFL Draft.


Artie Burns was expected to compete against Ross Cockrell and Senquez Golson for the role as the second cornerback in training camp.


Artie Burns started the season as the third cornerback behind veterans William Gay and Ross Cockrell.


Artie Burns was promoted to the starting nickelback position for the sixth game of the season after fellow rookie Sean Davis played in the slot for the first five games.


On November 6,2016, Artie Burns started his first career game against the Baltimore Ravens and intercepted a pass by Joe Flacco in the first quarter.


Artie Burns was named the starter over William Gay and his interception was the first of any Steelers defensive back of the season.


The next game, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Buffalo Bills and Artie Burns made three solo tackles and intercepted Tyrod Taylor for his third pick of the season.


Artie Burns finished his rookie season with a total of 65 combined tackles, 13 pass deflections, and three interceptions in 16 games and nine starts.


Artie Burns started the last seven games of the season as the Steelers' outside cornerback opposite Ross Cockrell, with veteran William Gay covering the slot.


Artie Burns was named the starting cornerback to begin the regular season, along with newly acquired free agent Joe Haden.


Artie Burns finished the 2017 season with 54 combined tackles, 13 pass deflections, a fumble recovery, and an interception in 16 games and 16 starts.


Artie Burns received a grade of 70.5 from Pro Football Focus.


Artie Burns recorded 22 total tackles, one pass defensed, and one forced fumble.


On May 1,2019, the Steelers declined the fifth-year option on Artie Burns' contract, making him a free agent in 2020.


Artie Burns signed with the Chicago Bears on March 26,2020.


Artie Burns was placed on injured reserve two days later.


Artie Burns signed with the Seattle Seahawks on March 18,2022.


Artie Burns's father's projected release date is May 24,2027.


Artie Burns's mother died from a heart attack at the age of 44 in October 2015.


On February 25,2015, his brother, Thomas Artie Burns, committed to play football for his alma mater, the University of Miami.


On June 29,2017, Artie Burns was arrested in Miami, Florida, for driving while his license was suspended for failure to pay traffic citations.