Found April 10, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers have another free agent in town today as Ed Bouchette reports via Twitter that tight end Leonard Pope is visiting today. Pope, an unrestricted free agent, played for Steelers new offensive coordinator Todd Haley when both were with the Arizona Cardinals and the Kansas City Chiefs. Pope was originally drafted by the Cardinals out of Georgia in the third round of the 2006 draft. He has 102 career receptions for 973 yards to go along with 9 touchdowns. Pope is not regarded as a strong blocking tight end. In addition to Pope, the Steelers also are entertaining three more Read more [...]

Breaking Down The Signing Of Leonard Pope As The Steelers Head Towards Draft Day

If you follow the Pittsburgh Steelers closely, you know that free agent signings outside of their own is a pretty rare occurrence. They are usually not big named players when they happen and often times they come at a very low cost. On Tuesday the Steelers signed their first free agent of the offseason in the form of tight end Leonard Pope, and as you can imagine, he is the talk...

Steelers sign veteran TE Leonard Pope

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed veteran tight end Leonard Pope to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal, announced Tuesday, were not released. The 28-year-old Pope spent the previous three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, catching a career-high 24 passes for 247 yards and a touchdown in 2011. Pope was originally drafted in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Arizona...

Steelers host Free Agent Tight End Leonard Pope

Ed Bouchette is reporting via twitter that free agent tight end Leonard Pope will be visiting with the Steelers today.  Pope was one of my sleeper free agents that the Steelers might take a run at.  Pope will come at low cost.  He is also a guy who has followed Todd Haley from city to city. Pope was drafted by the Cardinals in 2008.  Haley was the offensive coordinator in Arizona...

Steelers signTE Leonard Pope to one-year deal

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.

Leonard Pope signs with the Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Kansas City Chiefs tight end Leonard Pope to a one-year deal. Pope was a solid role player in his three-year stint with the Chiefs, posting 497 yards and 4 touchdowns there. Prior to playing for the Chiefs, Pope was with the Arizona Cardinals for three seasons. He has worked under former Cardinals offensive coordinator and former Chiefs...

With the signing of Leonard Pope, who’s on the hot seat for the Steelers?

Cheers can be heard around the world today as the Steeler Nation finally gets a free agent signing to brag about. Well, ok, let’s not get crazy but Free Agent Tight End Leonard Pope is a solid addition to the Steelers and does add some depth and potentially eliminate some needs on draft day and beyond. First, the official release according to, Pope was originally drafted...

Steelers sign Leonard Pope

It did not take long into Leonard Pope’s visit for him to decide he wanted to be a Steeler.  The team announced the signing today of Pope.  Pope will be the back up tight end while Weslye Saunders is out on his four game suspension.  When Saunders returns they will most likely fight it out for the number two spot. Pope has followed Haley everywhere now.  Pope played for Haley...

TE Leonard Pope Follows OC Todd Haley To Pittsburgh Steelers.

PITTSBURGH- The Steelers announced today that have signed former Cardinals TE Leonard Pope to a one-year deal. The former Georgia Bulldog has also made the rounds with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers did not release the financial terms of the deal. Please click the link below to read the rest of this report and watch a video interview of Pope discussing how he saved a drowning child.

Steelers sign TE Leonard Pope to one-year deal

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The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent tight end Leonard Pope on Tuesday and immediately most in Steeler Nation speculate that there is absolutely no way the Steelers will now consider drafting a tight end in the first round of the draft later this month. When you look at the odds from a distance and mix in the fact that Pope played for new offensive coordinator Todd Haley when...
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