PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster will certainly look different when they take the field this year.
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We’ll be updating this page with all the latest signings and other updates as the Steelers prepare to take a run at a seventh Lombardi Trophy.
LATEST (2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018)
The Steelers have signed former Green Bay Packers safety Morgan Burnett to a three-year contract. He played in 102 games for the Packers, starting all of them, including 12 in 2017.
Burnett, 29, amassed 683 tackles with the Packers, nine interceptions, 7.5 sacks, 44 passes defensed, nine fumble recoveries, including one returned for a touchdown, and eight forced fumbles.
We have signed S Morgan Burnett to a three-year contract.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) March 20, 2018
LATEST (11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018)
The Steelers announced March 18 that they’ve signed linebacker Jon Bostic to a two-year contract.
Bostic played for the Indianapolis Colts last season and recorded 97 tackles and one sack. The linebacker is coming off a season-ending knee injury, but prior to his injury, led the Colts in tackles.
We have agreed to terms with LB Jon Bostic.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) March 18, 2018
LATEST (4:00 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018)
The Steelers re-signed Fitzgerald Toussaint to a one-year contract. Toussaint was a restricted free agent, but the team opted not to tender him an offer and he became an unrestricted free agent on March 14 when free agency began.
LATEST (4:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018)
The Steelers made several roster moves at the beginning of free agency, including releasing veterans William Gay, Robert Golden and Mike Mitchell.
LATEST (5:14 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018)
Jeremy Fowler, with ESPN, reports that the Steelers are restructuring offense tackle Alejandro Villanueva’s contract, which would save the team about $4 million.
Steelers restructuring LT Alejandro Villanueva’s contract. Expected to save close to $4 million in cap space by converting 2018 money to signing bonus.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 13, 2018
LATEST (2:35 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018)
Steelers kicker Chris Boswell has reportedly received a second-round RFA tender.
#Steelers K Chris Boswell got a 2nd-round RFA tender.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) March 12, 2018
LATEST (2 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018)
Cornerback William Gay has announced that he will not be back with the Steelers. In an Instagram post, Gay said it was “one hell of a ride” in Pittsburgh.
One hell of a ride in the City of Champions….. loved every moment👌 next chapter… will be ready for 2018 season!!! Want a chance to hoist the trophy one more time…. I played all positions and football IQ, leadership, and teammate skills are Great 👍🏽… looking forward to being on a new team 👀 #bigplaywillgay #williamclowninwednesday #pick6 #ironman #nevermissAgame
Meanwhile, the Miami Dolphins have cut linebacker Lawrence Timmons, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. And, re-signing with the Steelers could be possible.
Dolphins have cut Lawrence Timmons one year after signing him. A reunion with the Steelers at the right price isn’t out of the question
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 12, 2018