Steelers Sign Two; Place David Johnson and Levi Brown on IR

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Last Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers earned their first win of the regular season and pushed their record to 1-4. The team suffered “two potential serious injuries” against the Jets as head coach Mike Tomlin stated on Sunday after the game. Those two injuries were in fact series as both players were placed on injured reserve on Tuesday. Continue reading Steelers Sign Two; Place David Johnson and Levi Brown on IR

A Breakdown on Levi Brown

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By now, I am sure you are well aware that the Pittsburgh Steelers have traded a conditional draft pick to the Arizona Cardinals for left tackle, Levi Brown. Brown, a former fifth overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, missed the entire 2012 season to a torn tricep he suffered in the preseason. Brown started every game for four consecutive seasons before his season ending injury a year ago. How much value does the 6’5″ 320 pound lineman have? Continue reading A Breakdown on Levi Brown

Steelers Sign Former 4th Round Pick Cody Wallace; Waive Malecki

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have already begun working on their 53-man roster. The Steelers made a new sign late on Sunday night by inking offensive lineman Cody Wallace. To make room for the new signing, the Steelers parted ways with Pittsburgh native John Malecki. Continue reading Steelers Sign Former 4th Round Pick Cody Wallace; Waive Malecki

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

Steelers Trim to 75: Batch, Sylvester Among Ones Released

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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: Continue reading Steelers Trim to 75: Batch, Sylvester Among Ones Released

Steelers to Trim Roster to 75 Two Days Early

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The Steelers will be making more news on this Sunday. Steelers PR guy Burt Lauten reports via Twitter that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be cutting their roster to 75 from 90 today. The Steelers have played three preseason games with their 90-man roster and must trim down to 75 by Tuesday at 4:00 PM ET. Continue reading Steelers to Trim Roster to 75 Two Days Early