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Steelers agree to terms with Stephens-Howling

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Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Chad Greenway, right, tackles Arizona Cardinals running back LaRod Stephens-Howling (36) in the second half in Minneapolis on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.

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Friday, April 26, 2013, 5:18 p.m.
 

Former Pitt running back LaRod Stephens-Howling signed a one-year contract Friday with the Steelers.

Stephens-Howling carried 111 times for the Cardinals last season — but only for a 3.2 average — and is likely to be used mostly as a kick returner and occasional third-down back. He has three career kickoff return touchdowns.

“It was a position we needed to bring in competition,” offensive coordinator Todd Haley said.

Stephens-Howling is a former star at Johnstown High. He ran for 1,959 yards at Pitt from 2005-08.

 

 

 
 


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