Steelers sign 7th round pick Toney Clemons

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed seventh-round draft pick

Toney Clemons to a four-year contract. Terms of the deal were not


The Steelers chose the 6-foot-2, 210-pound Clemons with the

231st overall pick to give the team needed depth at wide


Clemons, who is from a northern Pittsburgh suburb, had 43

receptions for 680 yards and eight touchdowns during his senior

season at Colorado.

Pittsburgh is down to four wide receivers on the roster

following the release of Hines Ward. Clemons will compete for a

spot behind Mike Wallace, Antonio Brown, Emmanuel Sanders and

Jerricho Cotchery.

Wide receivers coach Scottie Montgomery says the Steelers like

Clemons’ size. He is now the tallest receiver on the team.