PITTSBURGH ─ The Steelers have signed rookie free agent running back Jawon Chisholm, the team announced today.
Chisholm was a tryout participant in the team's 2015 rookie mini-camp in May. He played collegiately at the University of Akron. Chisholm will wear No. 49 (offense).
To make room for Chisholm and cornerback Brandon Boykin, the team released tight end Michael Egnew and placed rookie running back Ross Scheuerman on the team's Waived/Injured List.