The last day of this live blog as we update you throughout the afternoon of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ transactions.
At least one player has been added to the team’s practice squad. Wide receiver Jarrod West, according to his agent.
Outside linebacker Howard Jones was expected to sign to the practice squad but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offered more money according to Aaron Wilson.
Rookie defensive lineman Caushaud Lyons has been claimed by the Steelers. He weighed in at 6’4 1/2 288 pounds at his Pro Day. The rookie out of Tusculum ran a 4.86 and jumped 30.5 inches in the vertical.
In order to add him, the Steelers will have to make a roster move.
The Steelers have officially signed running back Jordan Todman, cut by the Carolina Panthers. Steelers have released rookies Doran Grant and Anthony Chickillo to make room for Todman and Lyons, according to Bob Labriola.
L.J. Fort has officially been signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad.
The Steelers have officially announced their ten man practice squad. They are as follows.
RB Dominique Brown
S Jordan Dangerfield
C Reese Dismukes
OT Antonio Johnson
ILB L.J. Fort
OLB Shayon Green
DE Ethan Hemer
WR Shakim Phillips
WR Jarrod West
TE Harold Spears
Expect this to change once Grant and Chickillo pass waivers and are added to the practice squad.