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Steelers Place Hoke & Dwyer On IR, Promote Ivy & Cromartie-Smith From Practice Squad

The Steelers placed nose tackle Chris Hoke and running back Jonathan Dwyer on injured reserve today and promoted linebacker Mortty Ivy and safety Damon Cromartie-Smith from the practice squad to take their places on the 53 man roster. Hoke will undergo neck surgery next week after never recovering from his latest stinger suffered against the […]

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Steelers Re-sign LB Mortty Ivy To Practice Squad, Release WR Jamar Newsome

The Steelers announced a practice squad move this morning as linebacker Mortty Ivy was signed back to the practice squad today and wide reciver Jamar Newsome was released to make room for him. Ivy was previously released Ivy off the 53 man roster in early November when the Steelers claimed defensive end Al Woods off […]

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Steelers Claim DT Al Woods Off Waivers

According to a tweet from Elias Sports Management, the Steelers have claimed defensive tackle Al Woods off waivers after being waived by the Seattle Seahawks yesterday. Woods was originally drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft, but was released prior to the start of the season. The […]

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Steelers Place P Daniel Sepulveda On Injured Reserve, Sign Jeremy Kapinos

The Steelers placed punter Daniel Sepulveda on injured reserve on Saturday and signed back Jeremy Kapinos to take his place on the 53 man roster. Sepulveda suffered an injury to the knee of his plant leg on Friday and had been added to the injury report as questionable. It is the 3rd time that Sepulveda […]

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Steelers Sign WR Jamar Newsome To Practice Squad, Release DT Elisha Joseph

With Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders dealing with the death of his mother as well as an injured left knee, the Steelers signed wide receiver Jamar Newsome to the practice squad and released defensive tackle Elisha Joseph to make room for him. Joseph was signed back in the middle of October when the Steelers were […]

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Steelers Re-sign Corbin Bryant To Practice Squad

Pretty much as expected, defensive lineman Corbin Bryant cleared waivers following his release on Saturday and has been re-signed back to the Steelers practice squad today. Bryant was waived Saturday to make room for linebacker Mortty Ivy, who was promoted from the practice squad to the 53 man roster. The Steelers needed the inside linebacker […]

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Steelers Promote Mortty Ivy, Waive Corbin Bryant

The Steelers have promoted linebacker Mortty Ivy from the practice squad today with veteran James Farrior suffering from a calf injury. There is no word who was released to make room for Ivy on the 53 man roster. Ivy was resigned last week to the practice squad after Farrior injured his quad against the Cardinals. […]

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Steelers Re-sign LB Mortty Ivy To Practice Squad

The Steelers made a minor practice squad move today to fill the vacated spot that opened when Corbin Bryant was promoted to the active roster this weekend according to Steelers Digest. Re-signed was linebacker Mortty Ivy, who was released along with running back Tristan Davis last week when safety Da’mon Cromartie-Smith and defensive tackle Elisha […]

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Steelers Place Aaron Smith On Injured Reserve

We now know the second half of the transaction of Corbin Bryant being promoted to the active roster as veteran defensive end Aaron Smith has been placed on injured reserve with his foot injury thus ending his season and perhaps career. 2011 was slated to be the final year under contract for Smith, but he […]

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Steeleres Promote DL Corbin Bryant From Practice Squad

With nose tackle Chris Hoke likely out Sunday, the Steelers have promoted defensive lineman Corbin Bryant from the practice squad today, according to Mark Kaboly, before traveling west to face the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Hoke is listed as doubtful on the Friday injury report and the Steelers were faced with only having four healthy […]

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Steelers Release RB Davis & LB Ivy From Practice Squad, Sign S Cromartie-Smith & DT Joseph

The Steelers made a few practice squad moves today as they released running back Tristan Davis and linebacker Mortty Ivy and signed safety Da’mon Cromartie-Smith and defensive tackle Elisha Joseph to take their places. Davis was signed prior to the week 5 game against the Titans to emulate running back Chris Johnson on the scout […]

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Steelers Sign Chris Scott To Practice Squad, Release John Malecki

The merry-go-round of Steelers transactions continues today as recently released offensive lineman Chris Scott has cleared waivers and has been signed to the Steelers practice squad today according to Steelers Digest. Scott was released on Wednesday to make room for tackle Max Starks on the 53 man roster. To make room on the practice squad […]

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Steelers Sign Tristan Davis To Practice Squad, Release Damon Cromartie-Smith

As expected the Steelers also announced a practice squad move this morning as safety Damon Cromartie-Smith was released from the 8 man practice squad and running back Tristan Davis was signed to take his spot. The Steelers signing of Davis is due to the injuries to Rashard Mendenhall and Mewelde Moore. Mendenhall has a strained […]

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Steelers Sign Max Starks, Release Chris Scott

The Steelers re-signed tackle Max Starks today to the active roster and released 2010 5th round draft pick Chris Scott to make room for him on the 53 man roster. Starks was originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft and started 68 games for the Steelers over a […]

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Steelers Re-sign TE McCoy To Practice Squad & Dickerson Placed On Injured List

The Steelers have signed back tight end Jamie McCoy to the practice squad and have released recently signed Dorin Dickerson on Thursday. Dickerson was just signed on Monday after working out for the Steelers last week following his release from the Texans. Dickerson is a product of the University of Pittsburgh and was originally drafted […]

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Steelers Place T Colon On IR, Sign T Meredith

Well it did not take long for the Steelers to make a decision on injured right tackle Willie Colon today as he was placed on injured reserve this afternoon following his morning triceps surgery and free agent tackle Jamon Meredith was signed to the 53 man roster to take his place. Meredith, who is 6 […]

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Steelers Sign Dorin Dickerson To Practice Squad

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that the Steelers have signed former University of Pittsburgh tight end Dorin Dickerson to the practice squad today. Dickerson worked out for the Steelers last week after being released by the Texan during the final roster cuts. The Texans drafted Dickerson in the 7th round of the 2010 draft […]

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Steelers Sign 8 Players To Practice Squad & Name Team Captains

A day after the Steelers trimmed down the roster the 53 players they announced the 8 player practice squad signings as well as the team captains. The eight practice squad players signed were running back John Clay, wide receiver Tyler Grisham, tight end Jamie McCoy, tackle Trevis Turner, center John Malecki, linebacker Mortty Ivy, defensive […]

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Steelers Get Down To 53 With Release Of 5 More Players

The Steelers finished making their final roster cuts on Saturday with the release of 5 more players. The roster now stands at 53 players after offensive lineman Tony Hills, punter Jeremy Kapinos, cornerback Crezdon Butler, tight end John Gilmore and defensive end Jarrett Crittenton were released. The Steelers released 21 players on Friday and placed […]

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Steelers Release 21 Players & Place Byron Leftwich On Injured Reserve

The Steelers roster cuts have started as the team starts the march towards gettuing down to 53 players from the 80 currently on the roster. The first two names to surface this afternoon are kicker Swayze Waters and linebacker Mortty Ivy. Waters was a long-shot to beat out Shaun Suisham for the kicking job after […]

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Steelers Release Gray, Ellis, McCray & Brinkley

The Steelers made their needed cuts Tuesday morning to get in compliance with the league\’s mandated 80 man roster deadline of 4 p.m. ET today. Released this morning were nose tackle Anthony Gray, wide receiver Terrence McCray, cornerback Niles Brinkley and linebacker Chris Ellis. The roster now stands at 80 players. The initial moves had […]

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Steelers Starts Cuts With Release Of 5 Players & Place RB Batch On IR

The Steelers started the process today of pairing down their 90 man roster to the league mandated 80 players by Tuesday afternoon. Steelers Digest is reporting that the Steelers have waived tight end Vaughn Charlton, cornerback Kevin Dockery, wide receiver Eric Greenwood and wide receiver Kenneth Moore outright. They also waived/injured, tight end Miguel Chavis. […]

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Steelers Sign LB Lawrence Timmons To New 6 Year $50 Million Contract

Just weeks after signing outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley to an extension, the Steelers announced today that they have signed linebacker Lawrence Timmons to a new 6 year – $50 million deal. The new Timmons deal is just a hair under the deal the 49ers gave inside linebacker Patrick Willis. Willis signed a 7 year – […]

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Steelers Re-sign Trai Essex & Release Nevin McCaskill

Steelers Digest is reporting that the Steelers have signed Trai Essex today and have released lineman Nevin McCaskill to make room on the 90 man roster. Essex was the opening day right guard last year for the Steelers, but ended up losing the job after he returned from an early season ankle injury. Following the […]

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Steelers Waive/Injured Limas Sweed – Sign Dockery & Harris

The Steelers broke camp this morning with a couple of roster moves as wide receiver Limas Sweed was waived injured and tight end Eugene Bright was waived off of the PUP list. To take their spots on the roster, the Steelers signed defensive backs Kevin Dockery and Macho Harris. Sweed has had a litany of […]

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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 […]

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