Steelers Sign Punter Adam Podlesh

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The Steelers have signed punter Adam Podleshto a one-year contract, the team announced today. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Podlesh (5-11, 200, 8) was originally drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round (101st overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. He spent the 2007-2010 seasons with Jacksonville and the 2011-2013 seasons with the Chicago Bears.

He has punted in 107 regular-season contests, recording 467 punts for 19,816 yards with a long punt of 76 yards. Podlesh has averaged 40.0 yards per punt in every single season of his career and has 157 career punts downed inside the opponent's 20-yard line in the regular season.

Podlesh has punted in two career postseason contests, both coming in 2007 with the Jaguars. He has five punts for 250 yards with a long punt of 54 yards in those two games. 

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