Chickillo removed from exempt list

Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker Anthony Chickillo was removed from the Reserve/Commissioner Exempt List, it was announced today.

"Anthony Chickillo has been taken off the Exempt/Commissioner's List by the NFL Office, effective immediately," said Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert. "The League will continue to conduct an investigation of the incident, and we acknowledge that Anthony could still be subject to discipline by the League Office under the Personal Conduct Policy."

To make room for Chickillo on the roster, the Steelers released linebacker Jayrone Elliott.

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