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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 Make First Round Of Cuts In Release Of 10 Players

The Steelers released 10 players from their preseason roster today in an effort to get down to the NFL’s 53-man limit for the regular season. None of the players released were surprising cuts as TE Eugene Bright, G Dorian Brooks, T Kyle Jolly, WR Brandon London, TE Sean McHugh, DT Scott Paxson, LS Matt Stewart, […]

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Steelers Current Players On Roster Eligible For Practice Squad

A reader emailed me this afternoon and wanted to know of the 75 players on the active roster, which ones are eligible to be signed to the practice squad and what constitutes eligibility. First we go to the NFL rules on this: What makes a player eligible for an NFL practice squad? (a) The practice […]

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10 Steelers Players With Turk Appointments & 17 Bubble Boys

The Steelers trimmed down to 75 players on Tuesday morning and now will need to cut 21 more by September 4th. Why 21 and not 22 you ask? This is because quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be moved to the reserve/suspended list, so technically that will not be a cut. I have listed 10 players that […]

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Guess At First 5 Steelers Players Cut Getting Down To 75

The Steelers have until 4:00 PM Tuesday to get their preseason roster trimmed down to 75 players from 80. I am listing 5 players I believe could be the first 5 out the door in Tuesday roster cuts. Two players they could move to injured reserve are DT Steve McClendon (knee) and T Chris Scott, […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview – Safeties

The countdown to Latrobe is now just 10 days away and we will now switch gears to start previewing the defensive side of the ball and start with the safety position. From now until training camp we will have a new preview every other day, so stay tuned. Make sure to read our previous position […]

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Steelers Friday Mini Camp Practice Notes

Here are some notes below I have collected from the Steelers Friday mini-camp practice. Byron Leftwich worked as the first team quarterback followed by Dennis Dixon and then Charlie Batch. Cornerback Bryant McFadden worked as the first team left cornerback ahead of William Gay while Gay worked as the nickel back and the first-team special […]

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Wednesday Steelers Poll Question: Which Steelers undrafted free agent do you think has the best shot at making the 53 man roster?

Continuing on with our daily poll questions, today I want to know which Steelers undrafted free agent do you think has the best shot at making the 53 man roster? I have listed the current 9 below. Please only vote once and the poll will close 24 hours from now. If you feel like making […]

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