PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon to a three-year contract, the team announced today.

In a press release, the Steelers say McLendon originally signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Troy University on April 27, 2009.

He has played in 37 career games and one career postseason contest.

McLendon saw action in all 16 games during the 2012 season, recording a career-high two sacks and forcing his first career fumble.

It was reported Wednesday that McLendon had visited with the Green Bay Packers.

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