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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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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Pre Training Camp Edition

  The 2012 offseason period is now behind us and the Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp in four days from today. With all of our training camp roister battle looks now completed it\’s time for me to take a shot at my second 53 man roster prediction. Surprisingly, I did not have to change […]

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2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction

The 2012 NFL draft is now behind us and so too is the first rookie camp. There are several roster spots left to be decided, but now is as good of time as any to start projecting what the 53 man roster will look like for the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE (25) Quarterbacks (3) Now surprises […]

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Steelers Sign Practice Squad Players McCoy, Malecki & Bryant To Future Contracts

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed practice squad players, tight end Jamie McCoy, offensive lineman John Malecki and defensive end Corbin Bryant to three-year futures contracts according to a source. All three players were with the Steelers at training camp this past season and started the 2011 season on the practice squad. Bryant saw the Steelers […]

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Steelers Promote RB Chad Spann To 53 Man Roster, Sign RB Albert Young To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers have promoted running back Chad Spann to the 53 man roster on Tuesday from the practice squad and signed running back Albert Young to the vacant spot on the practice squad. There is no word as of yet to what the corresponding roster move from the 53 man roster was to make […]

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Steelers Sign G/C John Malecki To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled their open spot on the practice squad today by signing guard John Malecki. There was an open spot after running back John Clay was signed to the 53 man roster on Friday because of the shortage of running backs. Clay was signed and cornerback Curtis Brown was placed on injured reserve. […]

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Steelers Sign John Clay To 53 Man Roster, Place Curtis Brown On Injured Reserve

With running back Mewelde Moore sidelined this week because of a sprained MCL in his knee, the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to promote undrafted rookie running back John Clay from the practice squad. Clay will wear #38 on Saturday against the St. Louis Rams. Clay was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free […]

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Steelers Sign DT Elisha Joseph & RB Chad Spann To Practice Squad

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled their two open spots on the practice squad Monday morning by signing defensive tackle Elisha Joseph and running back Chad Spann. The spots on the squad were created when the Steelers promoted linebacker Mortty Ivy and safety Da\’Mon Cromartie-Smith to the 53 man roster on Thursday to fill the spots of […]

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Steelers Place Hoke & Dwyer On IR, Promote Ivy & Cromartie-Smith From Practice Squad

The Steelers placed nose tackle Chris Hoke and running back Jonathan Dwyer on injured reserve today and promoted linebacker Mortty Ivy and safety Damon Cromartie-Smith from the practice squad to take their places on the 53 man roster. Hoke will undergo neck surgery next week after never recovering from his latest stinger suffered against the […]

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Steelers Sign WR Jamar Newsome To Practice Squad, Release DT Elisha Joseph

With Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders dealing with the death of his mother as well as an injured left knee, the Steelers signed wide receiver Jamar Newsome to the practice squad and released defensive tackle Elisha Joseph to make room for him. Joseph was signed back in the middle of October when the Steelers were […]

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Steelers Re-sign LB Mortty Ivy To Practice Squad

The Steelers made a minor practice squad move today to fill the vacated spot that opened when Corbin Bryant was promoted to the active roster this weekend according to Steelers Digest. Re-signed was linebacker Mortty Ivy, who was released along with running back Tristan Davis last week when safety Da’mon Cromartie-Smith and defensive tackle Elisha […]

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Steelers Release RB Davis & LB Ivy From Practice Squad, Sign S Cromartie-Smith & DT Joseph

The Steelers made a few practice squad moves today as they released running back Tristan Davis and linebacker Mortty Ivy and signed safety Da’mon Cromartie-Smith and defensive tackle Elisha Joseph to take their places. Davis was signed prior to the week 5 game against the Titans to emulate running back Chris Johnson on the scout […]

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Steelers Sign Chris Scott To Practice Squad, Release John Malecki

The merry-go-round of Steelers transactions continues today as recently released offensive lineman Chris Scott has cleared waivers and has been signed to the Steelers practice squad today according to Steelers Digest. Scott was released on Wednesday to make room for tackle Max Starks on the 53 man roster. To make room on the practice squad […]

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Steelers Bring In RB Tristan Davis For Workout

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that the Steelers brought in former Auburn running back Tristan Davis for a physical and he could be signed to the practice squad today. Davis was originally signed by the Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and has also played for the Dolphins, Vikings and Saints. Davis […]

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Steelers Re-sign TE McCoy To Practice Squad & Dickerson Placed On Injured List

The Steelers have signed back tight end Jamie McCoy to the practice squad and have released recently signed Dorin Dickerson on Thursday. Dickerson was just signed on Monday after working out for the Steelers last week following his release from the Texans. Dickerson is a product of the University of Pittsburgh and was originally drafted […]

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Steelers Sign Dorin Dickerson To Practice Squad

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that the Steelers have signed former University of Pittsburgh tight end Dorin Dickerson to the practice squad today. Dickerson worked out for the Steelers last week after being released by the Texan during the final roster cuts. The Texans drafted Dickerson in the 7th round of the 2010 draft […]

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Steelers Sign 8 Players To Practice Squad & Name Team Captains

A day after the Steelers trimmed down the roster the 53 players they announced the 8 player practice squad signings as well as the team captains. The eight practice squad players signed were running back John Clay, wide receiver Tyler Grisham, tight end Jamie McCoy, tackle Trevis Turner, center John Malecki, linebacker Mortty Ivy, defensive […]

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2011 Steelers Practice Squad Eligible Players

Every year heading into the final cut-down week fans are curious as to what players are eligible to be placed on the Steelers practice squad. In the new CBA the rule has not changed as far as the player eligibility goes. As always, every draft pick and undrafted free agent are eligible as these players […]

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Steelers Lose Al Woods Off Practice Squad To Buccaneers

The Steelers are going to lose another practice squad body as rookie defensive lineman Al Woods will be signed off the Steelers practice squad by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after having to place their own rookie defensive tackle Brian Price on injured reserve. By NFL rules, Woods must be signed to the Bucs 53 man […]

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Steelers Sign LB Chris Ellis To Practice Squad

The Steelers filled the opening on their practice squad on Tuesday as they signed linebacker Chris Ellis to their practice squad. The Buffalo Bills drafted Ellis in the third round of the 2008 NFL draft and waived him last month. He played defensive end at Virginia Tech while in college before Jason Worilds assumed the […]

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Steve McLendon Signed Back To Practice Squad After Clearing Waivers

As expected, the Steelers signed defensive tackle Steve McLendon back to the practice squad Monday morning after he cleared waivers following his release on Friday. McLendon was signed off the practice squad for the second time before the week 4 Ravens game as veteran backup nose tackle Chris Hoke was forced to miss the game […]

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