The Rams promoted linebacker Marshall McFadden from the practice squad to the active roster, the team announced.
Along with placing a pair of defensive players on injured reserve, the Raiders also waived defensive lineman Brian Sanford Saturday. The flurry of moves was made in order to clear up room on the roster for the signings of defensive backs Chance Casey and Shelton Johnson , as well as linebacker Marshall McFadden , the team announced.
Jonathan Dwyer was the only surprising cut by the Steelers on Saturday. Here is the list of the others: punter Brian Moorman, running back Alvester Alexander, defensive linemen Alameda Ta'amu and Brian Arnfelt, linebackers Alan Baxter, Terence Garvin, Marshall McFadden and Brian Rolle, wide receivers Justin Brown, Reggie Dunn and Kashif Moore, offensive linemen Mike Golic, Christopher Hubbard, Joe Long and Joe Madsen, tight ends Jamie McCoy and Nathan Overbay, and defensive backs Devin Smith, Terry Hawthorne, Ross Ventrone and Josh Victorian. Among the notables was Rolle, who is the brother of more accomplished NFL players Antrel and Samari, and Golic, whose namesake father starred with the Eagles and is now an ESPN sports talk show host.
The Steelers announced Tuesday they released linebacker Marshall McFadden.