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Steelers Had T Dennis Roland Lined Up For A Tryout Prior To Him Signing Back With Bengals

According to Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Pittsburgh Steelers had reserve free agent tackle Dennis Roland all lined up to come to Pittsburgh for a tryout on Tuesday, but instead he re-signed with the Cincinnati Bengals after they lost starting left guard Clint Boling for the season in their Sunday win over the San Diego Chargers. The Steelers were obviously looking...
Via Steelers Depot
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers make roster move

The Steelers have signed centerguard David Snow, it was announced today. The moved was made because, on Saturday, the Steelers signed offensive tackle Rashad Butler who left the team for personal reasons and is now on the Exempt List. He sign and never even practiced with Pittsburgh. Snow (6-4, 303) was originally signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted rookie free agent out o...
Via College2Pro.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line turnstile continues

      Offensive tackle Rashad Butler, who the Pittsburgh Steelers signed this past Saturday, has left the team due to personal reasons, it was announced today. Butler is still listed on the 53-man roster, but it appears as if he is gone before even practicing with the Steelers. The turnstile hasn't slowed down for the Stee...
Via College2Pro.com
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers cannot keep lineman; newly signed Butler leaves team for personal reasons

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had theor fair share of issues from the offensive line this year, but it got worse today. Newly signed OT Rashad Butler has left the Steelers for personal reasons. He was just signed on Saturday, i honestly don’t know why they don’t call up Chris Hubbard. The kid on the practice […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Two days after signing, Rashad Butler leaves Steelers for personal reasons

The Steelers haven’t had much luck with offensive linemen brought in to bolster the unit during the regular season. Pittsburgh traded for Levi Brown and then saw the tackle hurt his triceps during warmups before his first game with the team. Brown went on injured reserve before playing a game, leaving the Steelers to look for more outside help this weekend when they placed center...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Newly Signed T Rashad Butler Has Left Team Due To Personal Reasons

According to Pittsburgh Steelers PR man Burt Lauten, newly signed tackle Rashad Butler has left the team due to personal reasons. Butler, who was signed on Saturday along with free agent center Eric Olsen, was obliviously added because of the injuries suffered to Kelvin Beachum and Mike Adams during the Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Butler was released by the Cleveland...
Via Steelers Depot
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers place center Velasco on injured reserve

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed center Fernando Velasco on injured reserve with a season-ending Achilles injury. Velasco injured the Achilles in Thursday's 22-20 loss to Baltimore. Velasco is the second center to be lost for the season. Maurkice Pouncey tore the ACL in his right knee eight plays into the opener against Tennessee in September. The Steelers signed center...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Place C Fernando Velasco On IR; Sign C Eric Olsen & T Rashad Butler

The Pittsburgh Steelers placed center Fernando Velasco, who was injured Thursday night in the 22-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, on injured reserve Saturday. Velasco suffered an Achilles injury late in the game and the injury must be more serious than first believed. Velasco was in a walking boot after the game. The Steelers signed center Eric Olsen and tackle Rashad Butler to the...
Via Steelers Depot
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns activate OL Jason Pinkston

The Browns today activated OL Jason Pinkston from the injured reserve. Pinkston was on the half season IR, eligible to return this week. The Browns have a bye on Sunday, but made the move this week anyway. To make room for Pinkston, the Browns waived OL Rashad Butler. Butler has been inactive on Sundays for most of the season. Pinkston started his rookie year in 2011 at guard for...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign OL Rashad Butler

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Browns have signed free agent offensive lineman Rashad Butler to a one-year contract. Butler spent the past six seasons with the Houston Texans. He was on injured reserve all of 2012 with a triceps injury, and he played in just two games in 2011 because of an elbow injury. The 6-foot-4, 310-pounder has made 41 career starts in the NFL. In 2010, he...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign Rashad Butler

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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign OL Rashad Butler

The Cleveland Browns have signed free agent offensive lineman Rashad Butler to a one-year contract. Butler spent the past six seasons with the Houston Texans. He was on injured reserve all of 2012 with a triceps injury, and he played in just two games in 2011 because of an elbow injury. The 6-foot-4, 310-pounder has made 41 career starts in the NFL. In 2010, he played in all 16...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign OL Rashad Butler

The Cleveland Browns today added some insurance to their offensive line by signing veteran Rashad Butler- “The Cleveland Browns today signed offensive lineman Rashad Butler to a one-year contract, the club announced. Butler was previously as an unrestricted free agent from Houston. Originally drafted by Carolina in the third round (89th overall) of the 2006 draft, Butler has appeared...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Quick Look: Texans 2013 Free Agents

It’s that time of year to close the books on the 2012 season and start looking at the 2013 Houston Texans and the first order of business is their own free agents. With 21 potential free agents on the horizon, there are no real Big Money players but there are one or two current players, in our estimation, that are a necessity to keep in Houston. We take a quick look at the free...
Via State of the Texans
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Vikings Edition

The Minnesota Vikings came to Reliant Stadium to play the Houston Texans in the final preseason game for the two ball clubs. The Texans and Vikings started their second team offenses and defenses for this game. Both Teams moved the ball with rather significant ease, and the game turned out to be a shootout. At the end of regulation if you were to look at the stats alone it would...
Via State of the Texans
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Sign OT Ryan Harris, Fill Seven Spots on Practice Squad

In the immediate aftermath of league-wide release day, the Houston Texans have made several moves to sure up their roster for the 2012 season. First, the team signed former Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Harris. Additionally, the Texans have signed seven out of a maximum eight players to their practice squad, all players that spent the preseason with the team but were waived...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL News: Houston Texans finalize 53-man roster

Amidst a flurry of moves, the Houston Texans reduced their roster and met the league imposed 53-man roster deadline on Friday evening. In addition to releasing players, the team also acquired a player via trade. The Texans and the Chicago Bears exchanged players. Houston sent CB Sherrick McManis to the Bears in exchange for FB Tyler Clutts. The move leaves the Bears without a fullback...
Via thepigskinreport.com
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans OT Butler out for the season

Houston Texans offensive tackle Rashad Butler is out for the season with a torn triceps. "Unfortunate," coach Gary Kubiak said announcing the injury. "Tough, tough deal." The Texans released right tackle Eric Winston, who signed with the Chiefs as a free agent, opening the training camp competition at the position between 2011 seventh-rounder Derek Newton...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Rashad Butler Lost for the Season

Shortly after losing out the starting right tackle position, offensive tackle Rashad Butler was lost for the season with a right triceps injury suffered in the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings. Despite being just a preseason game, the Texans took a big blow to their offensive tackle depth, and during a post game press conference had Head Coach Gary Kubiak “concerned”...
Via State of the Texans
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Position Battles at Right Tackle, Kicker Finally Over

It didn’t quite take the entire preseason as many expected, but the Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak and his staff has finally made decisions on their starting right tackle and kicker for the upcoming 2012 NFL season. RT Derek Newton will be the final starter along the O-line while veteran K Shayne Graham wins the position battle by default following the news that rookie K...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Newton lands tackle spot for Texans

By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak said Monday that Derek Newton has beaten Rashad Butler for the starting job at right tackle. The 6-foot-6, 318-pound Newton was a seventh-round draft pick out of Arkansas State in 2011. Butler, entering his sixth season with Houston, was sidelined much of last season with a left triceps injury. Kubiak...
Via Fox Sports Houston
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Newton lands right tackle spot for Houston Texans

Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak says Derek Newton has won the starting job at right tackle, beating out Rashad Butler. The 6-foot-6, 318-pound Newton was a seventh-round draft pick in 2011. Butler, entering his sixth season with Houston, was sidelined much of last season with a left triceps injury. Kubiak met with both players on Monday before announcing his decision. The Texans...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Derek Newton Named Starter

It was confirmed today by Head Coach Gary Kubiak that second year right tackle Derek Newton will be the starter heading into the 2012 Houston Texans campaign. Despite a camp battle with veteran Rashad Butler, it felt like Butler’s poor play is what gave way to name Newton the week one starter. Newton did show some bright spots and some potential of being a good NFL football...
Via State of the Texans
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints Preseason Game Preview

The long awaited NFL regular season is now only two weekends away. The Houston Texans continue their push towards week 1 by traveling to New Orleans tonight to take on the Saints in the team’s third preseason game. The Texans head into their Saturday night matchup 2-0 in the preseason, which of course means nothing but is still less alarming than being say, 0-2. The Texans have...
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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints Preseason Game Preview

The long awaited NFL regular season is now only two weekends away. The Houston Texans continue their push towards week 1 by traveling to New Orleans tonight to take on the Saints in the team’s third preseason game. The Texans head into their Saturday night matchup 2-0 in the preseason, which of course means nothing but is still less alarming than being say, 0-2. The Texans have...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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