Reports: Former Penn State Tight End to Sign with Detroit

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PITTSBURGH, PA – DECEMBER 17: Jesse James #81 of the Pittsburgh Steelers dives for the end zone for an apparent touchdown in the fourth quarter during the game against the New England Patriots at Heinz Field on December 17, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After official review, it was ruled an incomplete pass (Photo by Joe […]

Former Penn State tight end Jesse James is leaving the Pittsburgh Steelers according to multiple reports.

The NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo first reported the news:

The move was then confirmed by ESPN’s Adam Schefter:

James is a Pittsburgh draft pick in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He hauled in 30 catches for 423 yards and two touchdowns in 2018.

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