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Hubbard, Nix signed to contract extensions

Posted Jan 19, 2016

The Steelers signed C/G Chris Hubbard and FB Roosevelt Nix to contract extensions and signed 10 players to Reserve/Future contracts.

The Steelers have signed offensive center/guard Chris Hubbard and fullback Roosevelt Nix to one-year contract extensions, the team announced today. Financial terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

Hubbard has appeared in eight career regular-season games with the Steelers (2014-15) after spending his 2013 rookie season on the team’s Practice Squad.

Nix joined the Steelers as a Reserve/Future signee on January 9, 2015. He played in 15 games, making three starts, as a first-year player and recorded eight tackles and one forced fumble on special teams.

The 10 players signed to Reserve/Future contracts are S Jordan Dangerfield, OT Matt Feiler, C/G B.J Finney, DB Isaiah Frey, TE Xavier Grimble, DE Cashaud Lyons, RB Rajion Neal, WR Shakim Phillips, RB Abou Toure and S Ray Vinpoal.

Nine of the 10 Reserve/Future signees ended the Steelers’ 2015 season on the team’s Practice Squad.

Vinopal, a University of Pittsburgh product, signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent following the 2015 NFL Draft and was released prior to the regular season.

Recent Transactions

Date Transaction
07/21/2016 Released TE Matt Spaeth with the designation of Failed Physical; Signed TE Mandel Dixon.
06/24/2016 Release K Shaun Suisham; Signed RB Brandon Johnson.
06/10/2016 Signed DT Javon Hargrave.