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Steelers Rookie WR C.J. Goodwin Survives First Major Practice Squad Shake-up Of Season

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers released wide receiver Derek Moye from their practice squad. While that’s not a huge deal in the grand scheme of things, the move did signify that the team still likes the upside of the wide receiver that they chose to keep over Moye, undrafted rookie free agent C.J. Goodwin. Goodwin, […]

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Steelers Release WR Derek Moye From Practice Squad, Place CB Shaquille Richardson On IR

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signings of three players to their practice squad Wednesday morning as defensive end Ethan Hemer, defensive back Jordan Sullen and guard Adam Gettis were all added to the ten man unit. In order to make room for those players, wide receiver Derek Moye was released and cornerback Shaquille […]

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Report: Steelers Sign G Adam Gettis, DB Jordan Sullen To Practice Squad

We can probably expect a few practice squad roster moves to be announced by the Pittsburgh Steelers this morning as guard Adam Gettis and defensive back Jordan Sullen have both announced on their Twitter accounts that they have signed with the team after auditioning Tuesday. Sullen, who was originally signed back in May by the […]

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Report: Steelers Sign DE Ethan Hemer To Practice Squad

According to WSAW-TV in Wausau, WI, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed defensive end Ethan Hemer to their practice squad. Hemer, who was with the Steelers during training camp and the preseason, was originally signed as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin back in May. Hemer played 54 snaps during the preseason and he registered […]

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Mike Tomlin Likes Upside Of New Practice Squad T Alejandro Villanueva

Thanks to the NFL deciding to expand practice squads from eight to ten players this season, the Pittsburgh Steelers now have the luxury of using those two extra spots to develop a few extra players. One of the players they decided to sign after all the final cut downs were made was former Philadelphia Eagles […]

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Instant Analysis Of The Steelers 10 Man Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their initial 2014 practice squad players and here is quick break down of every one of them DE Nick Williams – Williams, the Steelers seventh round draft pick from 2013, remains a project of defensive line coach John Mitchell. Williams lost his rookie season to a knee injury and really […]

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Steelers Add RB Josh Harris To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers will assemble their initial 2014 practice squad on Saturday and already we have another name to add to it. According to a post on his Twitter account, running back Josh Harris has apparently cleared waivers and has been signed to the practice squad. Excited to continue living my dream with the @steelers […]

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Report: Steelers To Sign WR Derek Moye To Practice Squad If He Clears Waivers

Wide receiver Derek Moye failed to make the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster this year, but it looks like the Penn State product will be one of ten players signed to the practice squad if he manages to clear waivers. Moye, who made the Steelers final 53 man roster last season out of training […]

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NFL Expands Practice Squads To 10 Players For 2014, 2015 Seasons

Teams will be allowed to keep 10 players on their practiced squad in 2014 and 2015 thanks to the owners passing a measure that was presented to them by the NFL Competition Committee. Below is a copy of the release of the agreement between the NFL and the NFLPA and it means that 64 more […]

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Report: NFL Expected To Expand Practice Squads To 10 Players

According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN on “Monday Night Countdown”, the NFL is expected to approve a plan next week that will allow teams to have as many as 10 players on their practice squad starting this season. Currently, teams are allowed to carry 8 players on their practice squad and that […]

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Steelers Players Eligible For 2014 Practice Squad

With the Pittsburgh Steelers reporting to Latrobe for training camp on Friday, it’s time to look ahead at the players that will be eligible for the practice squad should they ultimately not make the final 53 man roster. First, here’s a look at what the CBA has to say about who is and isn’t eligible […]

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Former Steelers Practice Squad LB Alan Baxter Waived Monday By Colts

In an interview last August on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked if there were any off-the-radar players that had surprised him in the early stages of training camp. Colbert noted that there was undrafted free agent that had indeed caught his eye. “Alan Baxter, an outside linebacker,” said Colbert […]

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Steelers Sign Seven Practice Squad Players To Futures Contracts

The 2013 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers is now over and on Tuesday, the team announced that seven of the eight players that ended the season on their practice squad have been signed to futures contracts. Those seven players are: running back Alvester Alexander, wide receiver Justin Brown, guard/tackle Bryant Browning, guard Chris Hubbard, wide […]

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Steelers Add G Bryant Browning To Practice Squad

With tackle Joe Long now gone from the practice squad after being poached Wednesday by the Chicago Bears, the Pittsburgh Steelers quickly filled the vacated spot by signing free agent guard Bryant Browning. Browning was originally signed by St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in July of 2011 out of Ohio State where […]

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Bears Sign T Joe Long Off Steelers Practice Squad

This is the time of year when teams are likely to poach players off of the practice squads of others and it happened to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday. According to the official NFL transaction report, the Chicago Bears have signed tackle Joe Long to their 53 man roster off of the Steelers practice squad. […]

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Steelers Add LB Kion Wilson Back To The Practice Squad

On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot that they had on their practice squad by signing back linebacker Kion Wilson. Wilson had been waived on Saturday to make room for rookie defensive end Brian Arnfelt, who had to be promoted to the 53 man roster due to the team being short healthy defensive […]

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Steelers Bring Back Ross Ventrone To The Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a practice squad roster move on Friday as safety Ross Ventrone was resigned and cornerback Brandon Jones was released. Ventrone was with the Steelers all throughout the offseason and the preseason, so this is a curious move to say the least. Jones had only been with the Steelers a short time.

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Steelers Sign DE Hall Davis To The Practice Squad; Release RB Ray Graham

Due to Pittsburgh Steelers currently having a few players banged up on their defensive line, the team signed defensive end Hall Davis to their practice squad on Tuesday. Davis was originally drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of Louisiana-Lafayette. He has bounced around on several […]

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Steelers Sign C/G David Snow To 53 Man Roster; Sign CB Brandon Jones To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the 53rd spot on the roster on Tuesday as it was announced they have signed C/G David Snow. Snow was originally signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2012 out of Texas. After spending time on the practice squad of the Bills this season, Snow was promoted to their […]

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Steelers Sign RB Ray Graham To Their Practice Squad

After working him out earlier in the day, the Pittsburgh Steelers decided to sign free agent running back Ray Graham to their practice squad on Tuesday. To make room for the University of Pittsburgh product, running back George Winn was released. Graham was waived by the Houston Texans just last week. He had been on […]

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Steelers Sign CB Isaiah Green Back To The Practice Squad, Again

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed cornerback Isaiah Green back to the practice squad after waiving him from the 53 man roster on Tuesday, To make room for Green on the eight man unit, the Steelers released cornerback Devin Smith. Green has bounced back and forth between the 53 man roster and the practice […]

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Steelers Sign CB Devin Smith To Practice Squad; Release WR Devon Wylie

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a minor practice squad move on Wednesday as cornerback Devin Smith was signed and wide receiver Devon Wylie was released. Wylie was added to the practice squad two weeks ago after rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton suffered a broken pinky finger, so this is a good sign that the Steelers third-round […]

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Steelers Sign RB George Winn To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot on their practice squad Tuesday by signing free agent rookie running back George Winn. Winn was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati in May and released less than one week later. The 5-foot-11, 210-pounder, gained 1,334 rushing yards on 243 […]

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Richard Mann Explains Decision To Add Of WR Devon Wylie To The Practice Squad

With two wide receivers already on the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad in Kashif Moore and Justin Brown, the decision to add free agent wide receiver Devon Wylie earlier this week to the eight man unit was a curious one. In a recent interview with David Todd of 970 ESPN Radio, wide receiver coach Richard Mann […]

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Clarifying The Three Week Rule On Practice Squad Players Signed To 53 Man Rosters

On Saturday, the Cleveland Browns signed wide receiver Charles Johnson off the practice squad of the Green Bay Packers and wound up placing him on their non-football injury list after it was discovered that he had a torn ACL during his introductory physical. Now, because the move was made on Saturday, the Browns must account […]

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Steelers Sign WR Devon Wylie To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the open spot on their practice Wednesday following the Tuesday promotion of cornerback Isaiah Green to the 53 man roster by signing wide receiver Devon Wylie. Wylie was originally selected 107th overall, in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs out of Fresno State and […]

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