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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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Saints Sign Former Steelers G Ryan Lee To Their Practice Squad On Tuesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers released undrafted free agent guard Ryan Lee from their practice squad last week and on Tuesday the New Orleans Saints officially signed the Furman product to their practice squad. Lee had been on the Steelers practice squad all season after a strong preseason showing at left guard, albeit on the third team. […]

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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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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 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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Paranoia Or Planned? Ravens Sign QB Dennis Dixon Back To Their Practice Squad

This morning I posted about how the Pittsburgh Steelers might consider quarterback Dennis Dixon as a practice squad option in light of the shoulder injury to Ben Roethlisberger, as not only would it give them the extra arm needed to run the scout team, but they also might be able to get a little information […]

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Steelers Likely Only To Add QB To Practice Squad, Not The Active Roster

The right shoulder injury suffered by Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could wind up forcing him to miss a few games, but the team is not expected to add another quarterback off of the street to the 53 man roster should that indeed be the case. Already there is speculation that veteran David Garrard […]

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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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Clearing Up Misinformation Regarding Promotion Of Players Off The Practice Squad

A reader sent me an email question regarding my post about the Pittsburgh Steelers potential need to sign a wide receiver off of the practice squad in case Antonio Brown is unable to play next Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. Apparently there is some misinformation floating around that is stating that the Steelers […]

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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 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 Practice Squad Safety Da\’mon Cromartie-Smith Currently On Crutches

Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Monday via Twitter that safety Da\’mon Cromartie-Smith, who is currently on the practice squad, was spotted on crutches today. Kaboly adds that the Texas El-Paso product couldn\’t put any weight on his foot. Depending on the severity of the injury, the Steelers might be forced to make a […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Final 53 & Practice Squad Decisions, Injuries & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 11 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I kick off our first Monday podcast of the 2012 season by taking a hard look at both the 53 man roster and the practice squad of the Pittsburgh Steelers following the final cut downs and moves that took place over […]

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Why Dennis Dixon Was Eligible For The Baltimore Ravens Practice Squad

I received a few emails asking why former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dennis Dixon was eligible to be signed to the practice squad of the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, so I thought I would drop a quick post on it so it would clarify it for all. The CBA states in regard to practice squad eligibility: […]

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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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S Damon Cromartie-Smith Signed To Steelers Practice Squad

We have another name now as the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed safety Damon Cromartie-Smith to the practice squad and he now joins guard Ryan Lee and linebacker Marshall McFadden as members of the 8 man practice squad. The practice squad is not new for Cromartie-Smith, who spent a good chunk of time there last season […]

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G Ryan Lee Makes Steelers Practice Squad As Does LB Marshall McFadden

Undrafted free agent left guard Ryan Lee has announced via Twitter that he will be signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers 8 man practice squad today. Lee, who played his college ball at Furman, had an exceptional preseason at the left guard spot, where he saw most of his action late in games. Lee looked to […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 3 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers third preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. This morning on […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 2 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers second preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. Two things that […]

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