Report: Steelers Sign DB Macho Harris – UPDATE Brought In For Workout

Sean Kennedy of The Daily Press is reporting that the Steelers have signed former Virginia Tech defensive back Macho Harris today. Harris was drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He was was waived by the Eagles on September 4th of last year and was signed by the Redskins on November 23rd of last year. He was waived on July 30, 2011 after just 3 games.

During his junior year at Virginia Tech, he was named a first team all-ACC selection. Harris has worked at both cornerback and safety during his short NFL career. There is no word of who was waived to make room for Harris on the 90 man roster. A possibility could be Baron Batch being placed on injured reserve today.

ETA: Mark Kaboly is refuting the report that Harris has signed and says that Harris is coming in for a work-out!!!