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Steelers sign Brooks-James

The Steelers signed running back Tony Brooks-James on Tuesday.

This will be his second stint with the black and gold, as he also spent time with the team in 2019.

Brooks-James originally signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft out of Oregon. He was released by the Falcons and spent five weeks on Tampa Bay's practice squad before signing with the Steelers midway through the 2019 season.

He has seen limited playing time in his career, playing in just four games, including three with the Steelers and one with the Falcons in 2020. He has 11 rushing yards on 11 carries and also returned two kickoffs for 32 yards, that coming while he was with the Steelers.

Brooks-James was released by the Falcons on July 26.

While at Oregon he had 1,863 rushing yards and 392 receiving yards, and a total of 3,302 all-purpose yards. His senior season he played in 12 games with 57 carries for 306 yards and four touchdowns.

Steelers agreed to terms with RB Tony Brooks-James