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Steelers sign Perine to one-year contract

The Steelers signed running back La'Mical Perine to a one-year contract.

Perine has played in 19 career games, starting one. He has 94 carries for 340 yards, a 3.6-yard average, and two touchdowns. He also has 14 receptions for 96 yards, a 5.6-yard average.

Perine was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the 120th overall pick, spending two seasons with the Jets.

He spent part of the 2022 season on the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad and played in three games for the Chiefs in 2023.

Perine played college football at the University of Florida where he appeared in 50 games, with 22 starts. He finished with 493 carries for 2,485 yards and 22 touchdowns. He also had 72 receptions for 674 yards and eight touchdowns.