John Markham was then allocated him to NFL Europe, where he'll get an opportunity to show off his leg.
The 6-foot, 212-pound Markham was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons as a rookie free agent on April 10, 2003 before being released
during training camp.
Markham was a four-year standout at Vanderbilt University, where he
also punted. He converted 26-of-34 field-goal attempts (76.5 percent)
during his last two years and scored 209 career points, which set a
With Reed out until June after having surgery to repair cartilage in his
hip, Markham will handle many of the kicking duties in the team's June
minicamp. He could also push Reed for the job if he has a good
season in NFL Europe and the Steelers are not optimistic about
Steelers sign kicker
Steel City Insider Top Stories
Steelers-Bills, A to ZA history lesson, tape review, prediction, complete breakdown and much more in this Steelers-Bills game day preview.
Steel City InsiderYesterday at 5:52 AM
On The Steelers BeatStory time: Law Dawg, Reuben Foster-Ryan Shazier, Big Al on Army-Navy, Rex Ryan, Shady and more.
Steel City InsiderFriday at 3:09 PM
Big Boy Offense Back In VogueThree OTs, three TEs, a fullback -- Le'Veon Bell says bring it on.
Steel City InsiderThursday at 3:36 PM
Notebook: Rex Owns Up to Cutting CockrellA near 2,000-word notebook from a busy day at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.
Steel City InsiderWednesday at 5:14 PM