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Two players signed; three released

Posted Feb 16, 2016

Steelers sign LS Matt Dooley and DT Lavon Hooks.

The Steelers signed long-snapper Matt Dooley and defensive tackle Lavon Hooks, it was announced today.


Dooley was a tryout participant for the Steelers’ 2015 rookie mini-camp. He played collegiately at Indiana.


Hooks spent the 2015 training camp with the Green Bay Packers before being released on August 31, 2015. He originally signed with the Packers as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 8, 2015.


The Steelers released tight end Rob Blanchflower and offensive tackles Kelvin Palmer and Mitchell Van Dyk.

Transactions

Date Transaction
12/07/2016 Signed DB Brandon Dixon to the Practice Squad; Released RB Brandon Brown-Dukes from the Practice Squad.
12/03/2016 Signed K Randy Bullock to the active roster; Released CB Al-Hajj Shabazz.
11/28/2016 Signed RB Dreamius Smith to the Practice Squad.