• Steelers make roster cuts down to final 53


    It’s official. The Steelers have trimmed their roster down to the required 53-man total by today’s 4 p.m. deadline. 

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    To help set the roster, the Steelers made a trade, sending Jerald Hawkins and their seventh-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for their sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. The offensive tackle, originally a fourth-round pick in 2016, battled multiple injuries stalling his development. 

    More trades could be in the works, however this is the first, initial 53-man roster for the 2019 Steelers:

    QB: Ben Roethlisberger, Mason Rudolph, Josh Dobbs

    RB: James Conner, Jaylen Samuels, Benny Snell, Roosevelt Nix (FB)

    WR: JuJu Smith-Schuster, Donte Moncrief, James Washington, Diontae Johnson, Ryan Switzer, 

    OL: Maurkice Pouncey, Ramon Foster, David DeCastro, Alejandro Villanueva, Matt Feiler, BJ Finney, Chuks Okorafor, Zach Banner, Fred Johnson

    TE: Vance McDonald, Xavier Grimble, Zach Gentry

    DL: Cam Heyward, Stephon Tuitt, Javon Hargrave, Tyson Alualu, Danniel McCullers, Isaiah Buggs

    LB: TJ Watt, Bud Dupree, Devin Bush, Mark Barron, Vince Williams, Anthony Chickillo, Tuzar Skipper, Ulysees Gilbert III, Tyler Matakevich, Ola Adeniyi

    CB: Joe Haden, Steven Nelson, Cam Sutton, Artie Burns, Justin Layne, Mike Hilton

    S: Terrell Edmunds, Sean Davis, Kameron Kelly, Jordan Dangerfield 

    Specialists: Chris Boswell (PK), Jordan Berry (P), Kameron Canaday (LS)



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