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Steelers promote WR Amara Darboh from the practice squad

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Darboh signed to the Steelers practice squad prior to their Week 12 game

NFL: Seattle Seahawks-Training Camp Photo: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Steelers have promoted wide receiver Amara Darboh to the 53-man roster from their practice squad.

Drafted in the third round of the 2017 NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks., Darboh played in all 16 games rookie season with eight receptions for 71 yards. Darboh ended up on injured reserve for 2018 and was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2019. Originally on the practice squad, Darboh was promoted in mid October before being cut prior to Week 10.

Darboh played collegiately at the University of Michigan. In three seasons, Darboh had 14 receiving touchdowns on 151 receptions for over 2,000 yards.

To make room on the Steelers roster, they released wide receiver Tevin Jones. In four games with the Steelers, Jones had four receptions for 61 yards. Sunday night against the Bills, Jones failed to catch either of his two targets.

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