By 6 pm eastern time on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers must trim their roster all the way down to 53 men. As of Friday evening, the Steelers are well on thier way towards reaching the benchmark, as the six-time Super Bowl champs cut ten players early on in the day on Friday. Those players were:
Later in the day, the team also reportedly cut Kraig Urbik according to his agent. Finally, although this one too has yet to be officially confirmed, running back Frank Summers was reportedly released. If both are in fact true, the Steelers must cut just nine more to reach 53.
Stay tuned for more as updates become available.