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Steelers trim roster to 53

Posted Sep 2, 2017

The Steelers reduced their roster in advance of the NFL's 4 p.m. deadline today.

The Steelers have made roster moves in advance of today’s 4 p.m. deadline to trim the roster to 53 players.

The Steelers have released the following players (in alphabetical order): wide receiver Demarcus Ayers, center Ruben Carter, offensive lineman Ethan Cooper, running back Knile Davis, cornerback Brandon Dixon, center Kyle Friend, linebacker Matt Galambos, linebacker Austin Gearing, safety Malik Golden (waived/injured), cornerback Senquez Golson, safety Jacob Hagen, wide receiver Cobi Hamilton, long snapper Colin Holba, defensive end Lavon Hooks, quarterback Bart Houston, linebacker Farrington Huguenin, tight end David Johnson, linebacker Steven Johnson, defensive end Francis Kallon, linebacker Keith Kelsey, defensive end Johnny Maxey, tight end Jake McGee, offensive tackle Brian Mihalik, offensive lineman Keavon Milton, cornerback Dashaun Phillips, defensive tackle Roy Philon, offensive tackle Jake Rodgers, cornerback JaCorey Shepherd, wide receiver Justin Thomas, running back Fitzgerald Touissant, wide receiver Marcus Tucker, safety Terrish Webb and running back Trey Williams.

Transactions

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.