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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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Steelers Sign LB Kion Wilson To Practice Squad; Release LB Alan Baxter

The Pittsburgh Steelers made one practice squad move on Friday as linebacker Kion Wilson was signed and linebacker Alan Baxter was released. Wilson was waived earlier this week when the team signed linebacker Stevenson Sylvester back to the roster. Wilson might be a littler banged up right now after suffering a hamstring injury in the […]

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Steelers Sign CB Isaiah Green Back To The Practice Squad

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed cornerback Isaiah Green back to their practice squad Monday following him being waived last week. The @steelers have added CB Isaiah Green to their practice squad. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) October 7, 2013 Green was waived last Wednesday to make room for tackle Levi Brown, who was acquired via […]

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Steelers Sign CB Devin Smith To The Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled their open practice squad spot Wednesday by signing cornerback Devin Smith, who was with the team during training camp. Smith had been released from the Miami Dolphins practice squad on Tuesday. Smith, who joined the Steelers during training camp as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin, was on the practice […]

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Steelers Sign CB Isaiah Green To Practice Squad; Release CB Devin Smith

Cornerback Isaiah Green cleared waivers Tuesday and the Pittsburgh Steelers signed him to their practice squad on Wednesday. Green had originally made the Steelers 53 man roster but was waived Monday when the team claimed defensive back Antwon Blake off of waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars. To make room for Green on the practice squad, […]

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Former Steelers CB Isaiah Green Passed Through Waivers Tuesday Unclaimed

Several people have asked me today about cornerback Isaiah Green, who was waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday to make room for defensive back Antwon Blake. According to the Tuesday official NFL transaction report, Green passed through waivers unclaimed. So, will the Steelers now sign Green back to practice squad on Wednesday? It’s really […]

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Steelers Sign Eight Players To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now set their initial eight man practice squad for the 2013 season as guard Chris Hubbard, tackle Joe Long, defensive end Brian Arnfelt, linebacker Alan Baxter, linebacker Terence Garvin, running back Alvester Alexander, cornerback Devin Smith and wide receiver Justin Brown were all signed Sunday after clearing waivers. The Steelers surprisingly […]

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Steelers 2013 Practice Squad Prediction

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now made their roster cuts and the next course of action will be the signing of eight players to the practice squad. Below is my educated guess as to who those eight players will be. Terry Hawthorne – Hawthorne is now healthy after missing the offseason practices and a good portion […]

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Three Longtime Steelers Practice Squad Players That Are Now Out Of Eligibility

Later today we will know what the initial 53 man roster will look like for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the final round of transactions will be made. It’s a big day for several players that have been with Steelers for a little while as well as safety DaMon Cromartie-Smith, guard John Malecki and tight end […]

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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 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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