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Steelers Sign TE Matt Spaeth

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reported on Friday that former Chicago Bears tight end Matt Spaeth might land back with the Pittsburgh Steelers. ESPN is now reporting that Spaeth has indeed signed back with the team that drafted him in the third round of the 2007 draft. Filed to ESPNChicago: Ex-#Bears TE Matt Spaeth […]

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Steelers Re-sign Free Agent LS Greg Warren

According to the Wednesday official league transaction release, the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed unrestricted free agent long snapper Greg Warren. The contract is believed to be for one-year and for the veteran minimum, but no details are available at this time. Warren signed a two-year contract prior to the start of the 2011 season and […]

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Steelers Release G Willie Colon With Post June 1st Designation

The long awaited deed is finally done as it is now being reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers have released guard Willie Colon with a post June 1st designation. Colon was originally drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Hofstra University and originally played right tackle until he […]

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Steelers Signing QB Bruce Gradkowski To Three Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers added another quarterback to their roster on Wednesday as Adam Schefter of ESPN reports via Twitter that Bruce Gradkowski has agreed to a three-year deal. Gradkowski, a Seton-La Salle High School graduate, had been the backup quarterback with the Cincinnati Bengals the last two seasons and will now likely back up Ben […]

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Report: Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer Waste No Time Signing His Restricted Tender

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer is not taking any chances in free agency as the former sixth-round draft pick out of Georgia Tech has already signed his $1.323 million one-year restricted tender given to him over the weekend, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter. An upset of today: Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer […]

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Report: Steelers Give Restricted Tenders To McLendon, Dwyer, Redman & Sanders

According to ESPN.com, the Pittsburgh Steelers issued their restricted tenders on Saturday. Running back Jonathan Dwyer, running back Isaac Redman, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and nose tackle Steve McLendon all received $1.323 million tenders. Dwyer and Sanders were issued original round tenders. That means the Steelers would receive compensation of a draft pick that corresponds […]

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Steelers Release LB James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released veteran linebacker James Harrison on Saturday. Harrison, who had two years left on his contract, was scheduled to make $6.57 million in 2013 and $7.575 million in 2014. His release will clear $5.105 million in cap prior to displacement in the top 51 salaries on the team. Harrison was originally […]

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Steelers Sign CB William Gay To Three-Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced on Monday that they have signed free agent cornerback William Gay to a three-year contract. The length of the contract, more than the one-year deal that I was expecting, is a bit of a surprise, but I wouldn\’t read too much into the length of the deal as the signing […]

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Steelers Officially Waive RB Chris Rainey On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially severed ties on Monday with one of their 2012 draft picks as running back Chris Rainey was officially waived, according to Bob Labriola on Twitter. The Steelers announced back on January 10 that the Florida product would be waived following his simple battery arrest earlier that day down in Gainesville, Florida. […]

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Steelers Sign WR Kashif Moore To A Reserve/Future Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers added another player to their offseason roster on Monday as it was announced that wide receiver Kashif Moore has been signed to a reserve/future contract for the 2013 season. Moore was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cincinnati Bengals out of University of Connecticut following the 2012 draft. The […]

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Steelers Sign CB Justin King To A One-Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed cornerback Justin King to a one-year contract on Wednesday, according to Bob Labriola on Twitter. King ended the season on the Steelers 53 man roster after being signed in the middle of December after DeMarcus Van Dyke suffered a shoulder injury that would end his season. King is a Pittsburgh native […]

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Steelers Sign K Danny Hrapmann & TE Zack Pianalto To Reserve/ Future Contracts

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed two more players to their offseason roster on Friday as Bob Labriola reports that kicker Danny Hrapmann and tight end Zack Pianalto were signed to reserve future contracts. Hrapmann, a product of Southern Mississippi, was with the Steelers last offseason and 6 for 6 on his attempts during the 2012 preseason […]

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Steelers Waive Running Back Chris Rainey Following Thursday Arrest

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived running back Chris Rainey on Thursday following his arrest for a domestic battery incident in Gainesville, Fla. “Chris Rainey’s actions this morning were extremely disappointing,” Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said. “Under the circumstances and due to this conduct, Chris will no longer be a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.” Rainey, […]

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Steelers Sign LB Brian Rolle To Reserve/Future Contract On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have added yet another player to their offseason roster on Wednesday as linebacker Brian Rolle has been signed on to a reserve/future contact. Rolle was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Ohio State, where he was a two-year starter at middle […]

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Steelers Sign LB Kion Wilson To A Reserve/Future Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers made another offseason signing on Friday as linebacker Kion Wilson was signed to a reserve/future contract, according to a source. Wilson was originally signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent following the 2010 drat after playing his college ball at the University of South Florida. Wilson was released […]

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Steelers Sign 6 Players To Reserve/Future Contracts On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are starting to expand their offseason roster now as it was announced on Wednesday that safety Ross Ventrone, tackle Joe Long, guard Justin Cheadle, wide receiver Derek Moye, wide receiver Bert Reed and cornerback Isaiah Green have all been signed to reserve/future contracts. Long, Cheadle, Moye, Reed and Green all ended the […]

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Steelers Claim NT Hebron Fangupo Off Waivers From Seahawks

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the 53rd spot on the roster on Saturday by claiming nose tackle Hebron Fangupo off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. Fangupo was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent this season after playing his college ball at Southern California and Brigham Young after serving a two-year Mormon […]

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Steelers Sign Gilreath & Ta\’amu Off Practice Squad; Place Wallace, Brown & Adams On IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a couple of roster moves on Friday as wide receiver David Gilreath and nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu were signed off of the practice squad. In addition to those moves the Steelers placed wide receiver Mike Wallace, tackle Mike Adams and cornerback Curtis Brown on injured reserve. Wallace, Adams and Brown had […]

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Steelers Sign CB Justin King On Tuesday

The injuries in the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary forced the team, to make a roster move on Tuesday as veteran cornerback Justin King was signed to the 53 man roster. King, a Penn State product, had worked out for the Steelers a few weeks ago after Ike Taylor suffered his right ankle injury. King was originally […]

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Suspended Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall Reinstated To Team On Monday

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has been reinstated to the team on Monday following his one week suspension for conduct detrimental to the team. Upon his reinstatement the team asked for and received a 24 hour roster exemption which means that they now have until 4:00 p.m. Tuesday to make a corresponding roster move […]

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Steelers Sign WR David Gilreath, WR Derek Moye & CB Isaiah Green To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Wednesday that they have signed back wide receivers David Gilreath and Derek Moye to practice squad along with cornerback Isaiah Green. Wide receiver Bert Reed was released to make room. The team had two open spots on the practice squad after cornerback Josh Victorian was promoted this past Saturday and […]

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Steelers Suspend RB Rashard Mendenhall For One Game For Conduct Detrimental To The Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers have suspended running back Rashard Mendenhall for one game for conduct detrimental to the team according to steelers.com. Baron Batch has been promoted from the practice squad to replace him on the 53 man roster. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Mendenhall was suspended because he failed to show up […]

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Steelers Waive QB Brian Hoyer, Promote CB Josh Victorian From Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger back somewhat healthy and with cornerback Ike Taylor now sidelined indefinitely with an ankle injury, the team decided to waive quarterback Brian Hoyer on Saturday and promote cornerback Josh Victorian from the practice squad to take his spot on the 53 man roster. Hoyer served as the […]

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Steelers Sign CB Josh Victorian Back To Practice Squad; Release WR Derrick Moye

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a practice squad roster move on Tuesday as it was announced that cornerback Josh Victorian has been brought back and that wide receiver Derrick Moye was released to make room for him. The Steelers needed Victorian back because the fractured ankle suffered by Ike Taylor early in the win over the […]

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Steelers Sign WR Bert Reed To Practice Squad & Release CB Josh Victorian

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday morning that they had signed tackle Joe Long and guard Justin Cheadle to the practice squad to fill the spots that previously belonged to Toney Clemons and John Malecki. In addition to those signings, Bob Labriola now reports that former FSU wide receiver Bert Reed has also been signed to […]

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Steelers Sign T Joe Long & G Justin Cheadle To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers had two open spots on their practice squad after promoting guard John Malecki to the 53 man roster on Monday and losing wide receiver Toney Clemons to the Jacksonville Jaguars. On Wednesday they filled those two spots with offensive linemen as Bob Labriola reports they have signed tackle Joe Long and guard […]

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