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2016 Player Exit Meetings – TE Xavier Grimble

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we...
Via Steelers Depot
March 08, 2017

Film Room: Xavier Grimble Rises, Then Falls

It was a long time coming for Xavier Grimble before he finally managed to make a 53-man roster for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2016. Making the mistake of coming out of college early in 2014, the USC product spent his first two years in the league kicking around practice squads....
Via Steelers Depot
December 29, 2016

Xavier Grimble’s Role, Roster Spot To Be Determined

I think the next few days could be rather interesting for Pittsburgh Steelers first-year tight end Xavier Grimble. He could be losing his roster spot as early as tomorrow. Or, come Sunday, he could see himself returning to the field as an offensive contributor after being absent for the past...
Via Steelers Depot
December 09, 2016

Xavier Grimble May Find Himself Without A Role Upon Return From Injury

A year and a half ago, former undrafted free agent tight end Xavier Grimble was not even on the radar of Pittsburgh Steelers fans. Considering that he was not on the team, and was not really even rightly considered a notable player, that would be pretty understandable. Fast forward a...
Via Steelers Depot
November 28, 2016

Patriots Release Xavier Grimble, Charley Hughlett From Practice Squad

FOXBORO, Mass. — Hopefully Xavier Grimble and Charley Hughlett didn’t buy property in Massachusetts. Grimble and Hughlett were released from the New England Patriots’ practice squad, the team announced Friday, after being signed Wednesday. Grimble, a tight end, wore No. 86 during his brief time with the Patriots. He practiced just twice with the team. Hughlett’s release likely...
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Two To Practice Squad, Release Former Starting Linebacker

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots shook up their practice squad Wednesday, signing two players and releasing two, including a former starter. The Patriots signed tight end Xavier Grimble and long snapper Charley Hughlett. To make room for the newcomers, the Patriots released linebacker Deontae Skinner and defensive back Daxton Swanson from the...
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, Cowboys, Steelers, Vikings

49ers 49ers signed CB Marcus Cromartie to their practice squad. (Matt Barrows) 49ers released TE Xavier Grimble from their practice squad. (Matt Barrows) Bengals Bengals signed LB Terrell Manning to their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson) Bengals released LB Justin Jackson from their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson) Cowboys Cowboys released G Jeff Baca and LB Will Smith from...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Buccaneers, Giants, Raiders, Rams, & Vikings

49ers 49ers are signing TE Xavier Grimble to their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson) Buccaneers Starting MLB Mason Foster suffered a dislocated shoulder during Sunday’s loss to the Rams. (Adam Caplan) Giants Giants OL Eric Herman is among the players reinstated under the league’s new drug policy. (NFLTR) Raiders LB Sio Moore (ankle) and WR Rod Streater (hip) both...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Why to watch Xavier Grimble

Xavier Grimble With the New York Giants OTAs officially underway all eyes are on the rookies. During these workouts they are going to be giving everything they have to earn a spot on the coveted 53-man roster. This is a crucial time to display their skills and show what they can bring to the table. Josh Freeman has already been cut from the team along with Will Hill, who was suspended...
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Xavier Grimble finds inspiration in former Giants tight end Mark Bavaro

Xavier Grimble didn’t have the spectacular collegiate career at USC he was expected to after being recruited as a four-star prospect from Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas. As a result, his road to “making it” in the NFL will more difficult than others, but he has a major opportunity after signing with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent and joining a group of unproven...
Via cover32 - Giants
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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