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Summers still in the mix to earn a roster spot Despite missing two preseason games (hamstring) and not producing as a goal line back in training camp, 5th round pick Frank Summers remains under strong consideration to make the team. Summers performs well on special teams and the Steelers like his potential at full-back. Tonight is the most important game of Summers young career. Will the Steelers keep 4 tight ends? A discussion over the past week has been whether the Steelers will considering keeping four tight ends. Heath Miller and Matt Spaeth are locks and the really likes rookie David Johnson. Sean McHugh who under-went arthoscopic surgery is the wildcard. McHugh signed a three year contract in the off-season and he’s a player the Steelers want to keep him but the issue for the Steelers is that he won’t be ready to play for the first couple weeks ofRead More »

Steelers sign former Colts CB Keiwan Ratliff


Ratliff will battle Fernando Bryant for a roster spot. The Pittsbugh Steelers have reached an agreement with former Indianapolis Colts cornerback Keiwan Ratliff this morning. John Clayton of ESPN, reports the deal is a one year deal. Ratliff, 28, is a former second round pick in 2004 and started 4 four games for the Colts in 2008. Ratliff had 32 tackles and two interceptions on the season. Ratliff recorded 6 tackles in the Colts AFC Wildcard loss to the San Diego Chargers. In 2008, Ratliff made a base salary of