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Steelers Waive S Tuff Harris Injured, Sign S Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith

The Steelers made one roster move on Sunday as they placed safety Tuff Harris on the Waived/Injured List with a shoulder injury and added rookie free agent safety Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith to their training camp roster. Harris was injured Friday night in practice and was on the Steelers’ practice squad in 2009 after previously spending time […]

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Steelers Release FB Demetrius Taylor, Sign FB Dwayne Wright

The Steelers made one roster move on Monday as they released undrafted free agent fullback Demetrius Taylor and signed fullback Dwayne Wright off of waivers from Philadelphia. Wright (6-0, 234) signed with Philadelphia as a free agent in January 2010, after originally being drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round (111th overall) of […]

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Steelers Release LB Lindsey Witten, LB Johnny Williams & LS Matt Stewart

The Steelers released linebacker Lindsey Witten, linebacker Johnny Williams, and long snapper Matt Stewart on Friday to make room on the 80 man roster for draft picks Maurkice Pouncey, Jason Worilds and free agent tackle Flozell Adams. Williams was a practice squad hold over from the end of the 2009 season, while Witten was an […]

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Steelers Sign Free Agent T Flozell Adams

On the eve of training camp the Steelers signed free agent tackle Flozell Adams to a two-year contract according to Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network. Financial terms were not immediately disclosed, but it is believe to be a front loaded deal around worth $7.5 million with no signing bonus. If he makes the […]

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Steelers Agree To Terms With Rookie LB Jason Worilds On 4 Year Contract

The Steelers will announce on Thursday that they have reached an agreement with 2010 2nd round draft pick Jason Worilds on a 4 year, 3.7 million dollar contract believed to include 1.9 million in guaranteed monies. Per club policy, the official numbers will not be available until filed with the NFLPA, but the Virginia Tech […]

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Steelers Sign T Adrian Jones, place T Willie Colon on IR

The Steelers signed six-year veteran Adrian Jones to the active roster on Wednesday and placed tackle Willie Colon on their Reserve/Injured List. Jones (6-4, 330) was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round (132nd overall) in the 2004 NFL Draft out of Kansas and started 44 games for the Jets from […]

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Steelers Sign 5th Round Draft Pick CB Crezdon Butler

As expected, the Steelers signed cornerback and 5th round draft pick Crezdon Butler to three-year contract that totals out at just over $1.334 million dollars including a $119,000 signing bonus and breaks down base wise as follows: 2010: $320,000, 2011: $405,000 and 2012: $490,000. Butler was the second of three 5th round draft picks the […]

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Steelers Sign 5th Round Draft Pick T Chris Scott, Waive S Da\’mon Cromartie Smith

The Steelers continued their rookie draft pick signings on Wednesday as 5th round draft pick and tackle Chris Scott signed a 3 year contract worth around $1.355 million dollars with a signing bonus in the neighborhood of $140,000. Scott was the first of three 5th round picks the Steelers had in the draft and the […]

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Steelers Release 7 Players

To make room for the recently signed draft picks and get down to the league mandated roster limit of 80, the Steelers released 7 players on Tuesday. Those players released were: wide receiver Jason Chery, kicker Piotr Czech, linebacker Derrick Doggett, punter Adam Graessle, nose tackle Cordarrow Thompson, center Bradley Vierling and cornerback Trae Williams. […]

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Steelers Sign 5th & 6th Round Draft Picks LB Stevenson Sylvester & RB Jonathan Dwyer

The Steelers continued their draft pick signings on Tuesday as they signed Utah linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer to 3 year deals each. The Steelers have 4 drafted players to sign yet in Maurkice Pouncey, Jason Worilds, Chris Scott and Crezdon Butler. Sylvester was drafted in the fifth round (166th […]

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Steelers Sign 6th Round Draft Pick WR Antonio Brown

The Steelers signed wide receiver and 6th round draft pick Antonio Brown to three-year contract that included a $73,075 signing bonus on Tuesday. The contract totals out at at almost 1.29 million dollars and breaks down base wise as follows: 2010: $320,000, 2011: $405,000 and 2012: $490,000. Brown, a slot receiver who racked up 305 […]

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Steelers Sign 3rd Round Draft Pick WR Emmanuel Sanders

According to his Twitter account, Steelers wide receiver and 3rd round draft pick Emmanuel Sanders has signed and agreed to his rookie contract with the Steelers on Monday. Sanders was the 82nd overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft out of SMU. The length of the contract is 3 years according to a response we […]

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Steelers Sign 7th Round Draft Pick DL Doug Worthington

The Steelers signed their second draft pick on Thursday as seventh-round defensive lineman Doug Worthington was signed to a three-year deal on Thursday. The contract is believed to include a $33,000 signing bonus and total out at almost $1.25 million dollars over the three years. Worthington was drafted with the 242nd overall pick in the […]

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Steelers Sign 4th Round Draft Pick LB Thaddeus Gibson

The Steelers have begun signing their 2010 draft picks on Thursday as fourth-round linebacker Thaddeus Gibson was signed to a three-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Gibson started 23 games at defensive end for Ohio State University, replacing Vernon Gholston for the 2008 season. In 35 career games, Gibson totaled 82 tackles, including 25 […]

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Steelers Release LS Jared Retkofsky, Sign LS Matt Stewart

The Steelers have released long snapper Jared Retkofsky and signed long snapper Matt Stewart to take his place on the roster. Stewart was a 2001 fourth-round draft pick by the Atlanta Falcons and was in training camp with both Arizona and Dallas over the last two seasons. Retkofsky played in 11 games for the Steelers […]

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NFL Reinstates Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

Based on the reports and recommendations of our medical experts, Commissioner Goodell advised the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger today that he is cleared to return to team activities beginning next week. The commissioner will continue to monitor Roethlisberger’s progress as he begins the next phase of his recommended plan and will meet with Roethlisberger again […]

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Steelers Place WR Limas Sweed On Injured Reserve, Sign WR Isaiah Williams

To no surprise the Steelers placed wide receiver Limas Sweed on the injured reserve list on Tuesday thus ending his season. Sweed injured his Achilles last mini-camp and had surgery to repair it the following week. He was Waived/Injured on Monday and has since cleared waivers. He will now not count against the Steelers 80 […]

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Steelers Release UDFA Center A.J. Trump

The Steelers released rookie free agent center A.J. Trump before the start of mini-camp on Friday. Trump was signed as undrafted free agent out of the University of Miami on Monday. The Steelers roster now stands at 90 players with 80 under contract.

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Steelers Sign UDFA C Bradley Vierling From Vanderbilt

As I noted this morning in my around the web segment, it appeared as if Vanderbilt center Bradley Vierling would be signed as an undrafted free agent. According now to the Tennessean, Vierling signed a free-agent football contract with the Steelers on this morning. The Steelers liked his versatility and how he worked against Tennessee […]

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Steelers Undrafted Free Agent Signings

The draft as over and the Steelers will now begin the process of signing 5-7 undrafted free agents. Check back here and I will pass along the un-drafted free agents as I get them. Please note that none of these are official and will not be until announced on Steelers.com. These reports come in fast […]

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Steelers Trade For CB Bryant McFadden

The Steelers brought back a familiar face on Saturday as the acquired former starting cornerback Bryant McFadden from the Arizona Cardinals for a fifth-round pick (No. 155). The Steelers also received a sixth-round pick (No. 195) in the deal. The Steelers didn\’t take a cornerback in the top half of the draft and now we […]

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Steelers Extend Contract Of QB Byron Leftwich Through 2011

One day after acquiring quarterback Byron Leftwich in a trade with Tampa Bay, the Steelers extended his current contract. Leftwich had one year left on the two year contract he signed last year with the Buccaneers and the Steelers added one more year to the contract on Wednesday. This means Leftwich is now signed through […]

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Steelers Trade 7th Round Pick To Bucs For QB Byron Leftwich

Another familiar face is coming back to Pittsburgh as the Steelers traded one of their two 7th round draft picks to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for quarterback Byron Leftwich. The 7th round pick was18th pick of round 7 and the 255th pick of the draft. The trade now leaves the Steelers with 10 draft picks […]

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Steelers Trade Santonio Holmes To Jets For 5th Round Pick

ESPN John Clayton reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers traded troubled wide receiver Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for a fifth-round pick in this year\’s draft, sources confirmed Sunday night. ESPN 1050 in New York first reported the story Sunday night. Holmes had recently been accused of throwing a glass at a woman in […]

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Steelers Re-Sign UFA DE Nick Eason

The Steelers will announce on Thursday afternoon that unrestricted free agent defensive end Nick Eason has re-signed with the team. Eason started five games in 2009 for the Steelers when starter Aaron Smith went down with injury. Eason\’s agent David Wyatt said Wednesday night, “He wanted to stay in Pittsburgh because of his love of […]

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Steelers Re-Sign UFA QB Charlie Batch To Two Year Contract

In a not so shocking move, the Steelers announced on Friday that unrestricted free agent quarterback Charlie Batch signed a two-year contract to remain with the team. Financial terms of the deal were not released. Batch will enter his ninth season with the Steelers since signing in 2002. He spent the first four seasons with […]

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