Steelers sign former Chargers defensive end Mathews

PITTSBURGH (AP) Defensive end Ricardo Mathews has agreed to a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers that will give the team needed depth next season.

Financial terms were not disclosed Thursday.

The 28-year-old Mathews had one sack and 14 tackles in 16 games with San Diego in 2015. He has four sacks in 80 career games with Indianapolis and San Diego.

The Steelers needed help along the line after nose tackle Steve McLendon signed with the New York Jets and Cam Thomas was not re-signed.

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