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Steelers Re-sign Practice Squad Defensive End Sunny Harris

A day after safety Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith was re-signed to the offseason roster, the Steelers have also announced they have re-signed practice squad defensive end Ra\’Shon Sunny Harris to their offseason roster on Thursday. Harris was originally drafted by the Steelers in the sixth round (205th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft, but was released prior […]

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Steelers Re-sign Practice Squad Safety Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith

The Steelers have re-signed practice squad safety Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith to their offseason roster on Wednesday. Cromartie-Smith spent the entire 2010 season on the Steelers practice squad and was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent last April after playing his college ball at UTEP. He is the cousin of current NFL cornerbacks […]

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Steelers Sign WR Wes Lyons To Reserve/Future Contract

The Steelers signed 6-foot-8 wide receiver Wes Lyons on Thursday to a two year reserve/future contract as they continue to expand their offseason roster. Lyons is a Woodland Hills High School and West Virginia graduate and finished his WVU career with 42 receptions for 517 yards, including 20 for 263 yards as a senior in […]

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Steelers Sign 6 Players To Offseason Roster

The Steelers started expanding their offseason roster on Thursday as they signed six players to future contracts. WR Tyler Grisham, TE Eugene Bright, T Kyle Jolly, LB Chris Ellis, K Swayze Waters and LB Chris McCoy were all signed today. Grisham, Bright, Jolly and Ellis all ended the season on the practice squad. Waters was […]

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Steelers Place C Pouncey On IR, Sign G/C Brooks From Practice Squad

The Steelers have placed rookie center Maurkice Pouncey on injured reserve Saturday and signed guard/center Dorian Brooks to their 53-man roster. Pouncey was ruled out on Friday with the high ankle sprain he suffered against the New York Jets in the AFC Championship Game. Brooks has been on the Steelers practice squad all season after […]

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Steelers Sign Six Players To Reserve Future Contracts

The Steelers started making plans for their offseason roster as they signed 6 players to reserve/future contracts on Tuesday. Among the players signed were linebacker Baraka Atkins, linebacker Mortty Ivy, running back James Johnson, guard Nevin McCaskill, fullback/tight end Jamie McCoy and cornerback Donovan Warren. Warren is perhaps the most noticeable as he went undrafted […]

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Steelers Sign P Jeremy Kapinos, Place P Daniel Sepulveda On IR

The Steelers worked out punters today and signed former Penn State punter Jeremy Kapinos to take the place of injured Daniel Sepulveda. Sepulveda will have surgery on Friday to repair the torn ACL in his right knee and was placed on injured reserve. Kapinos averaged 43.8 yards for the Green Bay Packers last season on […]

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Steelers Waive K Jeff Reed, Sign K Shaun Suisham

The Steelers waived kicker Jeff Reed today and signed free agent kicker Shaun Suisham. Reed, who was franchised in the off-season, has been informed that he\’ll be released despite his fully guaranteed $2.814 million base salary. Reed has struggled this season, converting just 15 of his 22 field goal attempts. Suisham was originally signed by […]

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Steelers Place LT Max Starks On IR, Activate T Chris Scott From PUP

As expected, the Steelers placed starting left tackle Max Starks on injured reserve Wednesday morning with a neck injury and activated rookie lineman Chris Scott from the PUP list to the 53 man roster to take his place. Starks was injured Monday night against the Bengals and tried to return wearing a big neck brace, […]

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Steelers Sign Sunny Harris To Practice Squad

Another day another practice squad move as former 2009 6th round draft pick Ra\’Shon Sunny Harris was signed back to the Steelers practice squad on Wednesday. The Steelers had an opening after Al Woods was signed off of the practice squad by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Harris was with the Steelers through the preseason and […]

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Steelers Lose Al Woods Off Practice Squad To Buccaneers

The Steelers are going to lose another practice squad body as rookie defensive lineman Al Woods will be signed off the Steelers practice squad by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after having to place their own rookie defensive tackle Brian Price on injured reserve. By NFL rules, Woods must be signed to the Bucs 53 man […]

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Steelers Sign LB Chris Ellis To Practice Squad

The Steelers filled the opening on their practice squad on Tuesday as they signed linebacker Chris Ellis to their practice squad. The Buffalo Bills drafted Ellis in the third round of the 2008 NFL draft and waived him last month. He played defensive end at Virginia Tech while in college before Jason Worilds assumed the […]

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49ers Claim LB Thaddeus Gibson Off Waivers

The San Francisco 49ers have claimed rookie outside linebacker Thaddeus Gibson off waivers from the Steelers on Monday. Gibson, a fourth-round pick out of Ohio State, was placed on waivers Saturday when the team signed defensive lineman Steve McLendon to the active roster from the practice squad. Gibson had been inactive for the Steelers first […]

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Steelers Sign DL Steve McLendon, Waive LB Thaddeus Gibson

As expected with all the injuries on the defensive line, the Steelers promoted defensive lineman Steve McLendon from the practice squad to the 53 man roster and waived rookie linebacker Thaddeus Gibson. This is the 3rd time McLendon has been activated this year as he was signed off the practice squad for the games against […]

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Steve McLendon Signed Back To Practice Squad After Clearing Waivers

As expected, the Steelers signed defensive tackle Steve McLendon back to the practice squad Monday morning after he cleared waivers following his release on Friday. McLendon was signed off the practice squad for the second time before the week 4 Ravens game as veteran backup nose tackle Chris Hoke was forced to miss the game […]

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Steelers Release DT Steve McLendon

The Steelers released and waived defensive tackle Steve McLendon on Thursday in order to make room for quarterback Ben Rothlisberger who has been activated from the reserve suspended list to the 53 man roster. The Steelers had received a temporary roster exemption earlier in the week to make sure they could properly evaluate Rothlisberger upon […]

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Steelers Get Temporary Roster Exemption For Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to the Steelers South Side facility on Monday and rejoined his teammates for afternoon meetings as his 4 game suspension is now over. According to Steelers Digest, the Steelers requested, and received, a temporary roster exemption for Roethlisberger and don\’t have to clear a spot for him just yet on the […]

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Steelers Sign DT Steve McLendon Back To Practice Squad

It was announced today that defensive lineman Steve McLendon cleared waivers and was re-signed back to the Steelers practice squad. McLendon was promoted to the Steelers 53 man roster on Saturday so he could help fill the void on the defensive line against the Titans with nose tackle Casey Hampton out with a hamstring injury. […]

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Steelers Sign Back QB Byron Leftwich To Roster

Although not officially announced yet by the Steelers, quarterback Byron Leftwich was spotted at the team facility this afternoon and is attending team meetings today according to Ed Bouchette. Bouchette reported the news on ESPN 1250 just moments ago. Leftwich was released on Saturday to make room for defensive lineman Steve McLendon, who was promoted […]

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Steelers Release QB Byron Leftwich, Sign DT Steve McLendon From Practice Squad

The Steelers needed an extra defensive line body for Sunday with nose tackle Casey Hampton ruled out against the Titans this week so they promoted defensive tackle Steve McLendon from the practice squad and released quarterback Byron Leftwich to make room on the 53 man roster. McLendon will be active on Sunday and will likely […]

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SOURCES: Al Woods Signed To Steelers Practice Squad

A league source reports that the Steelers have signed former New Orleans Saints fourth-round defensive tackle Al Woods to their practice squad. It is unclear who was released from the practice squad if indeed Woods was signed today. Either Steve McLendon or Doug Worthington are the likeliest candidates as they both play defensive line. McLendon […]

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Steelers Practice Squad Announced

The Steelers finalized their practice squad on Sunday and it includes many familiar faces as expected. The players added to the Steelers practice squad include: TE Eugene Bright, OG Dorian Brooks, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, WR Tyler Grisham, OT Kyle Jolly, DT Steve McLendon, FB Frank Summers and DE Doug Worthington. All 8 players were on […]

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Steelers Reach 53 Man Roster With Release Of 11 Players, Start Practice Squad Process

The Steelers reached their 53 man roster limit today when they released 11 players and placed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the reserve/suspended list. The following released were: LB Patrick Bailey, CB Joe Burnett, S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, WR Tyler Grisham, DE Sunny Harris, C Justin Hartwig, WR Stefan Logan, DT Steve McLendon, FB Frank Summers, OG […]

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Steelers Release 5 Players, Place Chris Scott On Reserve PUP

The Steelers made 6 roster moves on Tuesday to get down to the league mandated 75 roster total. Released from the active roster were linebacker Brandon Renkart, running back Dwayne Wright, cornerback David Pittman and tackle Adrian Jones. Rookie tackle Chris Scott was moved from the active PUP list to the reserve PUP list and […]

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Steelers Re-sign LB/LS Matt Stewart, Release WR Isaiah Williams

The Steelers re-signed long snapper and linebacker Matt Stewart on Monday and released wide receiver Isaiah Williams to make room for him. It is a bit of a curious move unless current long snapper Greg Warren is having problems with his knees again. This is Stewart\’s second time on the roster this offseason as he […]

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Steelers Sign LB Brandon Renkart, Place LB Andre Frazier On IR

The Steelers made a roster move on Thursday as they placed six-year veteran linebacker Andre Frazier on the Reserve/Injured List with a knee injury and signed first-year linebacker Brandon Renkart to a one-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is believed to be a $320,000.00 contract. Frazier was originally signed […]

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