Found August 31, 2012 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
All of the Steelers 22 cuts (or roster moves) have been announced and are listed below. However, there are some moves that are some big surprises coming on the Steelers roster. One move that was expected was that thrid round pick Sean Spence has been placed on injured reserve after the linebacker Continue

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