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Leonard Pope

Leonard Pope - #45 - TE

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 8"/ 264 lbs.
Birthday 09/10/1983
Birthplace Americus, GA
College Georgia
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 3rd round, 8th pick by Cardinals

Pope brings familiarity with offense to Steelers

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
Steelers TE Leonard Pope is popular with his new teammates because of his familiarity with new coordinator Todd Haley's offense.

Re-signings fortify Steelers' depth at several positions

Posted April 15, 2012 @ 12:46 a.m. ET
The Steelers, who sat out the first wave of free agency, made a series of signings this week to help their depth.

Steelers sign TE Pope

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed veteran TE Leonard Pope on Tuesday, the team announced.

Chiefs sign 10 players

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 11:05 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Friday night the signing of 10 free agents, eight of which were unrestricted.


Posted Oct. 29, 2008
Pope returned to practice on Friday and might be able to play against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night.||||||| Pope and fellow tight end Ben Patrick were listed as questionable for the 49ers. Pope has missed the last two games with an ankle injury, but coach Ken Whisenhunt was encouraged after Friday's workout. "He looked good," coach Ken Whisenhunt said. "He actually did everything today, which is surprising."
Posted Dec. 12, 2007
Pope was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday.||||||| Pope dislocated his right ankle in Sunday's 41-21 loss at Seattle. A third-round draft pick out of Georgia in 2006, Pope caught 23 passes for 238 yards and five touchdowns this season.