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    Exclamation Final Steelers Roster cuts are in - Keeping 4 WR's, 3 QB's

    Charlie Batch survives again, Jerrod Johnson cut
    Kapinos cut..Drew Butler is the guy
    Kelvin Beachum makes the roster, Trai Essex cut
    Steelers keeping 4 WR's - Gilreath, Derrick Williams, Maze, Clemons all cut
    Robert Golden makes the roster

    Full list of final cuts per Steelers.com

    The Steelers have placed rookie linebacker Sean Spence on their Reserve/Injured List and released 21 others, reducing their roster to the league-mandated 53 players, the team announced today.

    Spence suffered a left knee injury in the Steelers’ preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers and will miss the 2012 season.

    Two veterans that have spent time with the Steelers who were released today are offensive lineman Trai Essex and punter Jeremy Kapinos(Waived/Injured List). Essex has played in 76 career games for Pittsburgh (28 starts) while Kapinos has been the team’s punter for most of the past two seasons.

    The other 19 players released include defensive backsDamon Cromartie-Smith, Terrence Frederick and Josh Victorian, linebackers Brandon Hicks and Marshall McFadden, defensive linemen Corbin Bryant, Igbinosun Ikponmwosa and Jake Stoller, quarterback Jerrod Johnson, running back DuJuan Harris, wide receivers Tyler Beiler, Toney Clemons, David Gilreath, Marquis Maze and Derrick Williams, and offensive linemen Ryan Lee, John Malecki and Chris Scott.
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    coldrolled is not gonna be happy lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big T View Post
    coldrolled is not gonna be happy lol
    Im going to be a Ravens fan now... LOL

    I never saw Lee get pushed back.. I dont get that.. But the Steelers know best... 5 holds and knocked over twice wins i guess for Kelvin.. I hope they are not picking guys because of their draft rank..

    Actually it is nice to see Woods and Golden making it..

    Lee to PS and JJ to PS.. I guess next year were picking up a QB.

    If Adams is not playing.. We have our 4th round Samoan being our #1 pick this year thats actually playing... Scary...

    Our draft is going down hill fast. Free Agency Coming??

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    Quote Originally Posted by coldrolled View Post
    Im going to be a Ravens fan now... LOL

    I never saw Lee get pushed back.. I dont get that.. But the Steelers know best... 5 holds and knocked over twice wins i guess for Kelvin.. I hope they are not picking guys because of their draft rank..

    Actually it is nice to see Woods and Golden making it..

    Lee to PS and JJ to PS.. I guess next year were picking up a QB.

    If Adams is not playing.. We have our 4th round Samoan being our #1 pick this year thats actually playing... Scary...

    Our draft is going down hill fast. Free Agency Coming??
    I wouldn't be surprised if Ta'amu doesn't dress for the first 6-8 games.

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    Couple initial thoughts:

    You got the feeling that they were going to keep 4 WR's when we didn't see Gilreath or Williams much at all last night.
    Kinda

    Carrying 4 WR's means we're going to see Rainey out in some patterns, but it depends on how many 5 wide packages Todd Haley has.

    Remember some of these guys will be practice squad candidates.

    I don't get the Kelvin Beachum pick of Trai Essex.

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    Al Woods makes it also. Nice job.
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    Damn 4 WR... wow.

    Kinda figured out Batch/JJ... even tho i was hoping that wasnt gonna happen.

    B. Batch made it after all, So did Paulson and A. Robinson.

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    @EdBouchette: Another player will be added to the roster on Monday when the #Steelers designate DeCastro for the deisgnated IR spot. Had to make 53 first

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    damn, was really hoping for JJ over Lefty (i know it was a long shot)...glad to see Al Woods made the team

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    Re: Final Steelers Roster cuts are in - Keeping 4 WR's, 3 QB's

    Come to think of it, Essex could be brought back when Decastro goes on IR IR

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