The next order of business after trimming down the roster from 75 to 53 was to sign players to the practice squad for the Steelers. That was done on Saturday as the team announced the 8 players who will return to work with the team during the week and also help run the scout team in practice.
According to Steelers.com: The eight players include offensive linemen John Malecki and Ryan Lee, wide receivers David Gilreath and Toney Clemons, tight end Jamie McCoy, linebacker Marshall McFadden, safety Damon Cromartie-Smith and cornerback Josh Victorian.
This is actually a pretty solid PS all around. All of these guys had very good training camp and preseason showings, but there’s just never quite enough spots on that 53 man roster to get everyone on board.
Most speculated that at least one of the receivers would make the PS for the Steelers, espcially when they decided to carry only 4 on the active roster, Gilreath seemed to have the slight edge all during camp and preseason, and did ulti...