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 Pouncey and Rainey on Today Show 2 Comments | Oct 19, 2012 Steelers happy with LaMarr Woodley’s conditioning No Comments | Jul 31, 2013 Hines Ward retires from Steelers. What he left with & passed on. No Comments | Mar 20, 2012 Woodley Says Hamstring Will Be Issue the Rest of 2011 No Comments | Dec 5, 2011 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.