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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
02/21/2017 Signed LS Kameron Canaday and P AJ Hughes.
02/15/2017 Steelers Re-Sign LB Steven Johnson.
02/14/2017 Signed CB Devonte Johnson, LB Akil Blount, LB Jason Fanaika, OL Kyle Friend, OL Mike Matthews, and RB Trey Williams.