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Steelers add Smallwood to practice squad

The Steelers signed running back Wendell Smallwood to the practice squad. Smallwood was signed by the team during training camp, but was released when the team cut down to the 53-man roster.

Smallwood played in 15 games for Washington last season, with 22 carries for 81 yards, a 3.7-yard average. He also added nine receptions for 64 yards. Smallwood was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth-round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the 153rd overall selection. In three seasons he had 211 carries for 850 yards and five touchdowns. Smallwood played college football at West Virginia.

The team now has 15 players on the practice squad.

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