Two more down, three to go.

Two more down, three to go. <br><br> In the past couple of days, the Steelers have reached contract agreements with second-round pick Ricardo Colclough and tackle Bo Lacy, a sixth-round pick.

Combined with their previous signings, it leaves just first-round pick Ben Roethlisberger, third-round pick Max Starks and fifth-rounder Nathaniel Adibi left unsigned with training camp scheduled to start July 30.

Colcough, expected to battle Ike Taylor for the team's No. 3 corner position in training camp, received a $1.89 million signing bonus as part of his four-year deal. His entire package is worth $3.28 million.

Lacy, who will likely start out practicing at left tackle, got a three-year deal worth $994,000. that includes a signing bonus of $73,900.

The Steelers are working hard to get all of their picks into camp on time, but first-round signings have been particularly slow this year. Only two first-round picks have reached agreements with their teams thus far this year, as agents are waiting to see how high the bar will be set.

Roethlisberger, the 11th-overall pick in the draft, was the third quarterback selected this year and the first QB taken by the Steelers in the first round since Mark Malone in 1980.

Also, the team is working on contract negotiations to extend the contracts of inside linebackers Kendrell Bell and James Farrior. Both players are scheduled to become free agents at the end of the 2004 season.

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