10 Players Fill Steelers Practice Squad

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As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed ten players to fill their practice squad. The practice squad was raised from eight to ten players this year, giving each team two extra spots for players. The Steelers reduced their roster down to 53 men on Saturday, but signed a number of them back onto the practice squad today. Continue reading 10 Players Fill Steelers Practice Squad

Curtis Brown Placed on Injured Reserve; Green and Smith Signed

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On Monday, head coach Mike Tomlin said third year cornerback, Curtis Brown, tore his left ACL in Sunday’s victory over the Cleveland Browns. The Steelers wasted no time in their short week and placed Brown on injured reserve. Brown played seven games this season and recorded seven tackles. Brown was a big contributor to special teams. Continue reading Curtis Brown Placed on Injured Reserve; Green and Smith Signed

Steelers Sign Eight to Practice Squad: Justin Brown; Joe Long Among Signed

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As I stated this morning on my practice squad predictions article, the Steelers would most likely sign eight members to their practice squad that played for the black and gold during the preseason. Well the Steelers did just that on Sunday. Here they are… Continue reading Steelers Sign Eight to Practice Squad: Justin Brown; Joe Long Among Signed

Practice Squad Predictions

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It is the morning after the Steelers have cut down to 53 players for their roster, so that means the black and gold should be picking their 8 men that will be on their practice squad for the 2013 season very soon. The Steelers released 22 players on Saturday. Even though the Steelers have access to the waiver wire for the practice squad, I am going to guess that the Steelers will be picking up 8 guys they released yesterday. Here are my predictions… Continue reading Practice Squad Predictions

Steelers Eligible For Practice Squad

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This article has been updated from it’s original posting date of June 17th to match the Steelers’ roster.

The rules of eligibility for the practice squad on an NFL football team can be quite complex, so I will do my best to break it down. We know that each team is restricted to a 53-man roster, meaning they can not have more than that number of players on their active roster. Then a team goes down to a 46-man active game day roster, where 8 players on the active roster will not dress for a game. A team is privileged with a practice squad that consists of no more than 8 players. A grand total of 61 players on the roster not counting your reserved/injured players throughout the length of the season. Continue reading Steelers Eligible For Practice Squad

Who is Eligible For Steelers Practice Squad?

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The rules of eligibility for the practice squad on an NFL football team can be quite complex, so I will do my best to break it down. We know that each team is restricted to a 53-man roster, meaning they can not have more than that number of players on their active roster. Then a team goes down to a 46-man active game day roster, where 8 players on the active roster will not dress for a game. A team is privileged with a practice squad that consists of no more than 8 players. A grand total of 61 players on the roster not counting your reserved/injured players throughout the length of the season. Continue reading Who is Eligible For Steelers Practice Squad?