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Simmons signed to a one-year contract

The Steelers signed wide receiver Tyler Simmons to a one-year contract.

Simmons, who played at the University of Georgia, signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted rookie free agent following the 2020 NFL Draft. He was signed to the Texans practice squad to start the 2020 season but was released a few weeks later.

Simmons played four seasons at Georgia with 35 receptions for 438 yards (12.5-yard average) and three touchdowns. He also added 17 carries for 220 yards and two touchdowns. In addition, he returned punts his senior season, with nine for 143 yards, averaging 15.9 yards, with a long of 42 yards.