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Steelers Roster Cuts: Team continues to release players as they cut down to 53-man roster

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have started to release players as they move towards the 53-man roster. See who they have let go already.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have started to trim their roster down from 75 to 53, and they have until 4:00 p.m. EDT to meet the league mandated roster requirements. Although the official list has yet to be released, here is the early report of players who were let go.

Per Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com:

Steelers' confirmed cuts thus far: RB Brandon Brown-Dukes, DL Lavon Hooks, OT Wade Hansen, OGs Shahbaz Ahmed and Antoine Everett.

Fowler also tweeted the team's plans with offensive lineman Matt Feiler.

The team now has their roster to 69 players, with more cuts coming throughout the day. Stay tuned to BTSC for the most up-to-date news on the Steelers as they finalize their opening day roster in preparation for the Week 1 game in our nation's capital.

UPDATE: The Steelers have released 6th round draft pick Travis Feeney. Per Fowler:

Steelers have released sixth-round pick OLB Travis Feeney, per source. Raw athlete who struggled with injuries. Practice squad candidate.

UPDATE: The Steelers are parting ways with DB Ray Vinopal. The team's roster is currently at 68 players.

UPDATE: Pittsburgh has parted ways with DB Montell Garner. Roster to 67 players.