The Steelers signed kicker Sam Sloman, who spent his rookie season with both the Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans, to a one-year contract.
Sloman kicked in eight games and connected on 10-of-13 field goal attempts (76.9%) and 23 of 26 extra points (88.5%).
He was signed to the Titans practice squad on Nov. 24 and became a hero in the team's regular season finale. Sloman was activated for the game because kicker Stephen Gostkowski was placed on the COVID-19/Reserve list earlier in the week. Sloman hit a game-winning 37-yard field goal, which hit off the right upright before going through, with time expiring in their 41-38 win over the Houston Texans, which secured the AFC South title. Earlier in the game he hit a 47-yard field goal and converted on all five of his extra point attempts.
Sloman was originally drafted by the Rams in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft and won the starting job in training camp, beating out two other kickers.
Steelers agreed to terms with K Sam Sloman on a one-year contract
Sloman played in seven games for the Rams and converted on 8-of-11 (72.7%) field goal attempts and made 18-of-21 (85.7%) extra point attempts. The Rams released him following Week 7.
Sloman was a second-team All-MAC selection at Miami (Ohio) where he converted on 26-of-30 field goal attempts
A second-team All-MAC selection, Sloman converted on 26-of-30 (86.7%) field goal attempts, including four of five on attempts of 50 yards or more. He was 34-for-34 on extra point attempts and had 52 touchbacks.
In a related move, defensive tackle Demarcus Christmas was Waived/Injured and will revert to the Reserve/Injured list if he clears waivers.