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Leonard Pope Signs With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced the signing of former Kansas City Chiefs tight end Leonard Pope to a one-year deal. Pope is entering his seventh season the NFL, after spending his first three season with the Arizona Cardinals and the last three with the Chiefs.

It had been reported that the 6-foot 8 tight end was visiting the franchise earlier on Tuesday, and apparently the visit went well. Last season, Pope caught 24 passes for one touchdown in all 16 games. His 247 receiving yards were a career-high for the former third round pick.

The details of the one-year deal were not immediately available.

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