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Denver Broncos sign Receiver to Futures Contract

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The Denver Broncos offseason changes have begun, with the team signing players for the 2012 season. The most recent signing comes this afternoon as Denver announced it had inked Wide Receiver Tyler Grisham.

The #Broncos have signed WR Tyler Grisham to a future contract.
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Grisham, a 5-11, 180 lb. 1st-year player out of Clemson was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an Undrafted Free Agent following the 2009 NFL Draft.

The feisty young WR spent the first 12 games of the 2009 NFL season on the Steelers practice squad, then was added to the 53-man roster on December 10, 2009 after an injury to another receiver. Grisham saw action in four games as a wide receiver and special teams contributor, making his first (and only) NFL reception on December 27, 2009 against the Baltimore Ravens for 14 yards. The catch resulted in a first down and led to the game-winning field goal.


Grisham was the last wide receiver to enter the game during the Steelers final preseason game. He ended up having to leave the game after only his second catch, when he injured his shoulder making a diving grab.
He was cut on September 4, 2010, during the Steelers' final roster cuts. He was then signed to their practice squad on September 6, 2010. Tyler was waived in the final cuts at the end of Training Camp in September, 2011, but was again added to the Steeler's practice squad on the following day.

A 3-year starter and four-year letterman for Clemson, Tyler played in 50 games with 23 starts, recording 132 career catches for 1,390 yards and eight career touchdown receptions.

Grisham is 24-years old and should add depth to the Wide Receiver position for the Broncos.