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 LaMarr Woodley – 5/29 No Comments | May 30, 2012 Jerome Bettis Wishes Hines Ward The Best No Comments | Mar 22, 2012 General manager Colbert, Steelers not in free agency rush No Comments | Mar 26, 2012 Tomlin Hosts Local Kids At Annual Youth Football Camp No Comments | Jun 14, 2012 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.