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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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Buccaneers Claim WR David Gilreath Off Waivers From Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived wide receiver David Gilreath on Monday to make room on the roster for offensive lineman John Malecki, who was promoted from the practice squad. On Tuesday the Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed Gilreath off waivers and signed him to their 53 man roster. The Steelers were likely hoping that Gilreath would clear […]

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Steelers Place Marcus Gilbert On IR & Activate David DeCastro From Designated IR List

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a couple of roster moves on Monday as tackle Marcus Gilbert has been placed on injured reserve with his ankle injury. Wide receiver David Gilreath was also waived. The Steelers filled those two spots by activating rookie guard David DeCastro from the Reserve/Injured; Designated to Return List and promoting guard/center John […]

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Jaguars Sign WR Toney Clemons Off Of Steelers Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers have one less wide receiver on their practice squad right now as the Jacksonville Jaguars signed Toney Clemons to their 53 man roster today. Clemons was drafted by the Steelers as their first of four seventh-round picks (231st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Colorado. The rookie registered just one […]

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RB Baron Batch & LB Marshall McFadden Signed To Practice Squad After Clearing Waivers

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Steelers waived linebacker Marshall McFadden and running back Baron Batch to make room on the 53 man roster for wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer. On Wednesday both McFadden and Batch cleared waivers and were signed to the practice squad. To make room on the practice squad for the […]

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Steelers Waive RB Baron Batch & LB Marshall McFadden

The decision has been made. The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced on Tuesday that they have waived linebacker Marshall McFadden and running back Baron Batch to make room for wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer, who were both signed to the 53 man roster after working out for the team Tuesday morning. McFadden had […]

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Steelers Expected To Sign WR Plaxico Burress & QB Brian Hoyer Today

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin comfirmed during his Tuesday press conference that the team will indeed sign one quarterback and one wide receiver to the roster today. Several media outlets are reporting that free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress and quarterback Brian Hoyer are the players that will sign after they worked out for […]

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Steelers Promote LB Marshall McFadden To 53 Man Roster & Place LB Chris Carter On IR

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they have promoted linebacker Marshall McFadden from the practice squad to the 53 man roster and placed linebacker Chris Carter on the injured reserve list with an abdominal injury. McFadden, who led the Steelers in tackles during the preseason, passed along the news via Twitter on […]

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Steelers Sign NT Alameda Ta\’amu To The Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday that they re-signed rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu to the practice squad. Ta\’amu had been released from the 53-man roster on Monday when the Steelers promoted wide receiver David Gilreath from the practice squad because of the ankle injury to wide receiver Antonio Brown. Ta\’amu cleared the 24 hour waiver […]

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Steelers Promote WR David Gilreath To Roster, Waive NT Alameda Ta\’amu

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move on Sunday as wide receiver David Gilreath was promoted from the practice squad to the 53 man roster and rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu was waived to make room for him. The Steelers made the move because wide receiver Antonio Brown has been ruled out for the game […]

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Steelers Sign Former Penn State WR Derek Moye To The Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a practice squad move on Wednesday as Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that wide receiver Derek Moye has been signed and tight end Jamie McCoy has been released. The move was likely made because of the ankle injury suffered by wide receiver Antonio Brown in the 24-20 win this past Sunday […]

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Steelers Add Damon Cromartie-Smith Back To Practice Squad; Release Jacques McClendon

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a practice squad roster move on Friday as guard Jacques McClendon was released and safety Damon Cromartie-Smith was signed back after clearing waivers. Cromartie-Smith had been waived late Tuesday so that nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu could be added back to the 53 man roster from the suspended list. McClendon had been […]

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Steelers Waive Safety Damon Cromartie-Smith On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived safety Damon Cromartie-Smith on Wednesday to get back down to the league mandated 53 number. The Steelers were granted a 48 hour roster exemption on Monday when they reinstated rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu from the suspended following his two week suspension. Cromartie-Smith had been signed to the 53 man roster […]

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Steelers Sign Malecki & McCoy To Practice Squad, Release Bryant

The Pittsburgh Steelers released defensive end Corbin Bryant from the practice squad on Tuesday and re-signed offensive linemen John Malecki and tight end Jamie McCoy to the eight man unit. Malecki had been waived on Saturday from the 53 man roster when the Steelers promoted safety Damon Cromartie-Smith from the practice squad to play on […]

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Steelers Reinstate Rookie NT Alameda Ta\’amu From Suspended List

On Monday the Pittsburgh Steelers reinstated rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu from the reserve suspended list following his two week suspension and have been granted a short roster exemption before needing to make a corresponding move on the roster. Ta\’amu was suspended for two weeks without pay by the team back on Oct. 16th after […]

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Steelers Sign Cromartie-Smith, Waive Malecki

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move on Saturday as they signed safety Damon Cromartie-Smith from the practice squad and waived lineman John Malecki to make room on the roster. Malecki had been signed to the practice squad last Saturday and was active when Maurkice Pouncey could not play Sunday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. […]

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Steelers Sign DE Corbin Bryant To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that defensive end Corbin Bryant has been signed to the practice squad to fill the open spot. Bryant was signed to the 53 man roster last Tuesday when rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu was placed on the suspended list. Bryant was waived on Saturday when offensive lineman John Malecki was […]

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Steelers Promote John Malecki From Practice Squad & Release Corbin Bryant

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move on Saturday, and as expected, offensive lineman John Malecki was signed off of the practice squad and defensive end Corbin Bryant was released to make room for him. Malecki can play both center and guard and he originally signed with the Steelers in August of 2011. The University […]

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Steelers Bring Back DE Corbin Bryant & Sign OL Jacques McClendon To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a few roster moves on Tuesday as expected as they added an offensive lineman and a defensive lineman to the roster. Nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu has been placed on the Reserved/Suspended List following his early Sunday morning arrest. Ta\’amu has been suspended for two weeks without pay. To fill the open […]

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Steelers Release TE Weslye Saunders

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a surprise move today as steelers.com reports that they have decided to release second-year tight end Weslye Saunders. Saunders returned to the team on Monday after serving his four gamer suspension for testing positive for a banned substance. It was believed by many that veteran Leonard Pope would be the odd […]

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Steelers Place G David DeCastro On IR Designated To Return List, Sign CB DeMarcus Van Dyke

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced on Friday the signing of free agent cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke and placed rookie right guard David DeCastro on the injured reserve list as the designated player to return after 8 weeks. DeCastro injured his right knee in the Steelers preseason game against the Buffalo Bills and has since had […]

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Report: Steelers To Sign CB DeMarcus Van Dyke

PFT is reporting via Twitter Thursday evening that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be signing cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke, who was waived by the Oakland Raiders just a few days ago. Steelers will be signing fastest man in 2011 combine:CB DeMarcus Van Dyke. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) September 6, 2012 Van Dyke was originally drafted by the […]

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Steelers Practice Squad Signings Announced

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced their eight man practice squad on Saturday and it included several names that we expected to be on it. Signed today were guard Ryan Lee, linebacker Marshall McFadden, cornerback Josh Victorian, safety Damon Cromartie-Smith, wide receiver David Gilreath, wide receiver Toney Clemons tight end Jamie McCoy and guard John Malecki. Lee […]

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