The Pittsburgh Steelers has signed former Chargers pass rusher Melvin Ingram to a one-year contract, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The news comes one day after CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora reported that the Steelers were seeking help at pass rusher heading into training camp.
Ingram represents an immediate upgrade at the outside linebacker spot. The former Chargers first-rounder is 32 and missed nine games in 2020 due to a knee injury, finishing without a single sack for the first time in his NFL career. When healthy, however, he’s long been one of the game’s steadiest pass rushers. A three-time Pro Bowler, he went five straight seasons with at least seven sacks from 2015-2019, twice hitting double digits and playing all 16 games four times during that span.
— NFL (@NFL) July 19, 2021
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 19, 2021