|Steelers sign TE Leonard Pope to one-year deal|
by Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, April 10, 2012 at 4:18 pm ET
Leonard Pope Profile
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed veteran tight end Leonard Pope to a one-year contract.
Pope visited the Steelers today.
A former Arizona Cardinals third-round draft pick from the University of Georgia, Pope played for the Kansas City Chiefs for the past three season.
The 6-foot-8, 264-pounder started 10 games last season and set career-highs with 24 receptions for 247 yards.
For his career, Pope has 102 receptions for 973 yards and nine touchdowns. >BR>
He has started all four postseason games in which he has played, including Super Bowl XLIII.
The Steelers needed depth at tight end with second-year tight end Weslye Saunders suspended for the first four games of next season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy.
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