The Steelers released one of their longest-tenured players on Thursday when they waived long snapper Greg Warren, with the designation of failed physical.
Warren was a staple at the position for the team for 12 seasons, giving the Steelers stability at a spot that can often times go unnoticed.
“Greg has been a big part of our past success, and we would like to thank him for his contributions and wish him nothing but the best,” said General Manager Kevin Colbert.
He played in 181 games in his 12 seasons, and 15 postseason games. Warren recorded his first career fumble recovery this year, doing so against the New England Patriots on Oct. 23 after
Warren’s contributions to the team weren’t limited to on the field. He was active in the community, always attending charitable events. In addition, he did work to support the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, something personal to him as his wife Ashley had to undergo surgery in 2013 for a brain tumor.