The Pittsburgh Steelers released nine players on Tuesday morning, and the Turk will visit six more by late this afternoon.
The Black and Gold reduced their roster to 81 players and need to get to the league mandated 75 players prior to today’s 4 p.m. deadline.
Pittsburgh released running backs Jordan Hall and Miguel Maysonet, wide receivers C.J. Goodwin and Kashif Moore, tight end Eric Waters, safety Jordan Dangerfield, cornerbacks Devin Smith and Lewis Toler and linebacker Vic So’oto.
The team must reduce its roster to 53 players by Saturday at 4 p.m. Among the players released today, the Steelers will probably add some of them to their practice squad. Teams can begin signing 10 players to their practice squads on Sunday.
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Spence said his knee injury was just a sprained PCL, and not anything more serious. He expects to miss just this week’s preseason game with the Carolina Panthers.