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RB Toussaint added to roster; Pead cut

Posted Nov 27, 2015

Toussaint has spent the entire 2015 season on the Steelers’ practice squad.

Learn more about Fitzgerald Toussaint

The Steelers promoted running back Fitzgerald Toussaint to the team’s active roster, it was announced today.

Toussaint has spent the entire 2015 season on the Steelers’ practice squad after being signed on Sept. 7. He originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Michigan on May 29, 2014.

With Michigan, Toussaint had 510 career carries for 2,290 yards (4.5 average) and 28 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 31 passes for 298 yards (9.6 average) with the Wolverines.

Toussaint played in four career games during the regular season and two postseason contests, all with the Ravens. He had six carries for 12 yards, and three catches for 27 more.

To make room for Toussaint on the team’s active roster, the Steelers released running back Isaiah Pead.

Transactions

Date Transaction
11/21/2017 Activated CB Cameron Sutton from Reserve/Injured List to the Active roster.
11/20/2017 OT Marcus Gilbert suspended four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances
11/20/2017 Signed OT Jake Rodgers to the Practice Squad; Released WR Justin Thomas from the Practice Squad.