Patriots sign Ayers John Hansler | September 5, 2017 | Pittsburgh Steelers | No Comments The New England Patriots signed former Pittsburgh Steelers WR DeMarcus Ayers to their practice squad. Ayers caught 6 passes for 53 yards and a TD last year for the Steelers. Ayers provides an Edelman-like skill set. Be Sociable, Share! Related Posts Week Four injury report roundup No Comments | Sep 29, 2012 Mike Adams had a gun pointed in his face during altercation No Comments | Jun 2, 2013 Mike Adams needs to start as to not impede Marcus Gilbert’s development No Comments | May 14, 2012 Steelers Match Contract Offer to Emmanuel Sanders No Comments | Apr 14, 2013 About The Author steelz09 Owner and operator of PlanetSteelers.com and SteelersApparel.com. I'm a die hard Steelers fan and enjoy running this website as a hobby (sometimes a second job) in addition to my day job as a Software Systems Engineer.