Steelers Trim to 75: Batch, Sylvester Among Ones Released


It’s that time of the year again. Forming the 53 man roster is hard on everyone in the organization because you never know who may be released. Today the Steelers cut back from a 90-man roster to a 75-man roster. The Steelers did not have to make the cuts until Tuesday at 4:00 PM ET but they decided to do it early.

These are the Players the Steelers cut tides with:

The Steelers have released offensive tackle D’Anthony Batiste, running back Baron Batch, offensive tackle Mike Farrell, wide receiver David Gilreath, wide receiver Tyler Shaw, cornerback Ryan Steed, linebacker Stevenson Sylvester, tight end Peter Tuitupou, quarterback John Parker Wilson, wide receiver J.D. Woods, and running back Jeremy Wright. 

The Steelers have placed linebacker Sean Spence on the team’s Reserve/Physically Unable To Perform (PUP) List. In addition, the team has placed offensive guard Justin Cheadle and cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke on the team’s Waived/Injured List.

The Steelers are due to make their final roster cuts by Saturday, August 31, 6:00 PM ET.

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