The Pittsburgh Steelers made the cuts necessary to get their roster to 53 players, but their work isn’t done. Now is the time for the organization to try and fill their 10 spots on the practice squad.
The Steelers will technically have an 11 player practice squad, with tight end Christian Scotland-Williamson guaranteed a place on the practice squad as part of the league’s International Pathway Program. A scheme designed to aid players from other countries who have never played the sport before transition into the NFL.
Here is where we will be posting the news, rumors and updates for you to see who might be sticking around to get another year under their belt while learning more about the Steelers’ system and life in the NFL.
For the guidelines and rules for practice squad eligibility...click HERE.
While the practice squads names have not yet to be officially confirmed by the Steelers, these are the players rumored to have been re-signed according to social media. As well as some players who were with the Steelers, but were claimed off waivers by other teams:
- R.J. Prince also makes the team’s practice squad.
G R.J. Prince also makes the Steelers' practice squad, per source.— Jacob Klinger (@Jacob_Klinger_) September 2, 2018
- Center Patrick Morris will be back with the Steelers this year
Steelers sign C Patric Morris back to their practice squad, per source. He was the next center in line behind Pouncey and Finney before he hurt his ankle.— Jacob Klinger (@Jacob_Klinger_) September 2, 2018
- The Steelers reportedly sign WR Tevin Jones to the practice squad.
- Punter Matt Wile signed by the Vikings:
Vikings claim P Matt Wile (Steelers) on waivers.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) September 2, 2018