Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday September 6th – Former Steelers Gobbled Up Off Wire Edition
PPG beat writer Ed Bouchette takes a shot at the terms of the Ben Roethlisberger suspension, calling it counter productive because he is being forced to stay away from the team. We agree, he needs his teammates now.
The Steelers announced the 8 man practice squad this morning and there were no new surprises really. It is good to see that Steve McLendon is back healthy.
Three of the players the Steelers cut on Saturday were claimed by other teams off of waivers Sunday as the Buffalo Bills signed guard Kraig Urbik off of waivers, the Detroit Lions claimed returner Stefan Logan and the Tennessee Titans signed linebacker Patrick Bailey.
In case you did not know, the Redskins released running back Willie Parker as expected on Saturday. I expect Parker to surface perhaps in Denver.
Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest takes an expanded look at the 53 man roster after the Saturday cuts were announced.
New York Jets holdout cornerback Darrelle Revis agreed in principle Sunday night to a four-year, $46 million contract that includes $32 million in various guarantees according to sources. There goes all that Hard Knocks money that Woody Johnson earned.