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Steelers sign Green to a four-year contract

Posted Mar 10, 2016

TE Ladarius Green has played in 47 regular-season games.

The Steelers signed tight end Ladarius Green to a four-year contract, the team announced today. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Green, an unrestricted free agent, spent the first four years of his career with San Diego after being selected by the Chargers in the fourth round (110thoverall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played collegiately at Louisiana-Lafayette. 


In 2015, Green established single-season career bests in receptions (37), receiving yards (429) and touchdown receptions (4), as he started 11-of-13 games played.


In his four-year career, Green has played in 47 regular-season contests (26 starts), and he has started two postseason games. His career numbers during the regular season include 77 receptions for 1,087 yards with seven receiving touchdowns. Green will wear No. 80.

Transactions

Date Transaction
08/31/2016 Claimed QB Zach Mettenberger; Placed QB Bruce Gradkowski on the Reserve/Injured List.
08/30/2016 Placed TE Ladarius Green on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List; Released S Jacob Hagen, DT Devaunte Sigler and CB Kevin White.
08/28/2016 Placed OT Jerald Hawkins on the Reserve/Injured List; Waived/Injured QB Dustin Vaughan; Released LB Jordan Zumwalt, LB Mike Reilly, WR Issac Blakeney, WR Levi Norwood, TE Michael Cooper, DE Giorgio Newberry, DT Khaynin Mosley-Smith, CB Julian Whigham, and P Will Monday.