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Ex-Steelers Ziggy Hood signs a one-year deal with the Washington Redskins

The former No. 1 draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ziggy Hood, has agreed to sign a one-year contract with Washington, taking his services off the market.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers spent a first round draft pick on Ziggy Hood in the 2009 NFL Draft, and although Hood left Pittsburgh for Jacksonville after the 2013 season, there were several people who wondered if a reunion would happen in the Steel City with the Steelers searching for defensive line depth.

If that reunion is set to happen, it will have to wait a year as Hood signed a one-year contract with the Washington Redskins Tuesday.

Hood started the 2015 season with the Jaguars, but was released and eventually landed with the Chicago Bears before a foot injury sidelined him for the rest of the season. The former Missouri football product spent his entire rookie contract in the black and gold, but never truly lived up to the hype of a first round draft pick. In fact, before he left for Jacksonville, Hood was splitting time with teammate Al Woods along the defensive line.

Throughout his time with Pittsburgh, Hood never had more than three sacks in a season. Those numbers shy in comparison to another first round draft pick, Cameron Heyward, who has led the team in sacks the past two seasons.