Steelers release Suisham; sign Johnson

Posted Jun 24, 2016

The Steelers have released K Shaun Suisham and signed RB Brandon Johnson.

The Steelers have released kicker Shaun Suisham with the designation of Failed Physical, the team announced today.

“Unfortunately Shaun incurred a setback in his recovery from knee surgery that won’t allow him to compete in a timely manner,” said Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert. “Shaun has played a significant role in our success during his time in Pittsburgh. He has been the consummate professional on the field and in our community. We wish he and his family all the best in the future."

Suisham joined the Steelers in 2010 and converted 124-of-141 field goal attempts and each of his 173 extra point attempts through the 2014 season. He spent the 2015 season on the team’s Reserve/Injured List.

The Steelers also announced the signing of running back Brandon Johnson. Johnson was a tryout participant for the Steelers’ 2016 rookie mini-camp and played collegiately at Penn State.


Date Transaction
01/19/2018 Signed S Malik Golden, LB Darnell Leslie and P Matt Wile to Reserve/Future contracts.
01/16/2018 Signed CB Mike Hilton to a one-year contract extension.
01/16/2018 Signed DE Lavon Hooks, LB Keith Kelsey, WR Justin Thomas and WR Marcus Tucker to Reserve/Future contracts.