Steelers Sign K Garrett Hartley, Waive/Injured WR Devin Gardner

Update:

The Steelers announced the signing of veteran K Garrett Hartley on Tuesday and that they’ve waived/injured QB/WR Devin Gardner.

Gardner played quarterback at Michigan and threw for 6,336 yards while completing 60.4 percent of his passes to go along with 44 touchdowns to go along with 32 interceptions.

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Erik Burkhardt, the agent for veteran K Garrett Hartley, announced Tuesday that his client has signed a contract with the Steelers.

The Steelers were forced to hold kicker tryouts after K Shaun Suisham sustained a season-ending knee injury this past Sunday.

Pittsburgh also hosted free agent Jay Feely and Alex Henery for workouts. According to Pro Football Talk, both Hartley and Feely made all kicks during their tryout outside of a 53-yard attempt.

Hartley, 28, had spent five seasons with the Saints before he was released in December of last year. The Browns signed him to a contract at the end of the 2014 season, but elected to release him shortly after the draft.

Last year, Hartley appeared in two games and converted all three of his field goal attempts and his two extra point tries.

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