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Steelers Waive FB/TE David Johnson; Sign TE Justin Peelle

The Steelers have said so long to fullback/tight end David Johnson, who tore his ACL in the Steelers first preseason game vs the Eagles. As expected, FB/TE David Johnson was placed on the Waived/Injured list Monday, the result of a torn ACL suffered in the Steelers’ 24-23 loss at Philadelphia in their opening preseason game. […]…

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Steelers Sign CB Josh Victorian, Waive CB Terry Carter Injured

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The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move on Friday as cornerback Terry Carter was placed on the waived/injured list presumably because of a hamstring injury that he suffered early in the week. To take his place on the 90 man roster the Steelers signed free agent cornerback Josh Victorian out of Louisiana Tech.

Victorian, who reportedly measured …

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Steelers Come to Terms with former LSU Tigers LB Ryan Baker; Waive Brandon Lindsey

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The Steelers have inked former LSU outside linebacker Ryan Baker following a tryout today that included former Patriots outside linebacker Markell Carter, according to a league source.

Baker is an undrafted rookie free agent. Baker is a 5-foot-11, 232-pounder with 4.7 speed who earned all-conference honors as a senior. He recorded 58 tackles, 3 1/2 for losses and 1 1/2 sacks. The two-year starter had 87 tackles as a junior with 11 tackles for losses and seven sacks.

He started for two years at linebacker for the Tigers, finishing his career with 184 total tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks. In two years as a starter, LSU’s defense ranked No. 12 nationally in total defense (307.2 ypg in 2010) and No. 2 (261.5 ypg in 2011).

He played in 50 games with 25 starts.

In picking up Baker, former Pitt linebacker Brandon Lindsey was wavied.

Lindsey signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent after a stellar career with the Panthers, where he was named second-team All-Big East following his junior season in 2010 after leading the league in sacks.

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Steelers sign two veterans, waive South Park’s Dixon

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:23:41
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Bengals Rivers Remains on PUP List, Waive Former Steelers LB Davis

In a not-so-surprising move, the Bengals elected to keep LB Keith Rivers on their Reserve/Non-Football Injury list, stemming from wrist surgery he had in July.

It seems likely Rivers will miss the rest of the season, but the team has not made that move yet.

Rivers, perhaps more famously known as the recipient of a Hines Ward hit that ended his rookie season in 2008, had played at a high level in 2009 and was even better in 2010. Still, the Bengals defense has played remarkably well all season, and their core of linebackers are part of a dominant front seven on the defensive side of the ball.

The Bengals will travel to Pittsburgh for a divisional game both teams need to stay competitive in an aggressive AFC playoff race. The Steelers defeated Cincinnati 24-17 in Week 10.

In other transactions, the Bengals signed DT Cornell Banks to their practice squad. He replaced former Steelers third round draft pick Bruce Davis, who had been signed by the team Nov. 23.

Davis barely lasted a season with the Steelers after being taken in the third round of the 2008 draft. He has spent time on the practice squads of New England, Denver, San Francisco and Oakland before ending up with the Bengals.

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