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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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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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