The Steelers announced their final round of cuts to trim the roster to 53 players Saturday, as they parted ways with 22 players. The Steelers released defensive backs Isaiah Green, Dayonne Nunley, Shaquille Richardson and Ross Ventrone, linebackers Chris Carter, Howard Jones and Dan Molls, and defensive linemen Ethan Hemer, Josh Mauro, Roy Philon and Nick Williams on the defensive side of the ball. On offense, the team cut tight ends Rob Blanchflower, Bryce Davis and David Paulson, running backs Josh Harris and Stephen Houston, wide receivers Derek Moye and Lanear Sampson, offensive linemen Graham Pocic, Will Simmons and Guy Whimper, and quarter Brendon Kay.
The loss of linebacker Jarvis Jones with an illness highlights the inactive report submitted Sunday by the Steelers for their game at Green Bay. The healthy scratches are defensive tackle Hebron Fangupo, cornerback Isaiah Green, quarterback Landry Jones, wideout Derek Moye, offensive lineman David Snow and linebacker Jamaal Westerman .
The following Steelers are inactive for the game vs. the Bengals: quarterback Landry Jones, receiver Derek Moye, corner Isaiah Green, linebacker Stevenson Sylvester, offensive lineman David Snow, nose tackle Steve McLendon (ankle) and defensive end Brett Keisel (foot).
Only one of the Steelers seven inactive players for Week 14 against the Dolphins was sidelined by injury, as defensive lineman Brett Keisel's foot kept him off the field. Otherwise, the team's inactive list is comprised entirely of healthy scratches. Offensive linemen Kelvin Beachum and David Snow, quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Derek Moye, linebacker Kion Wilson, and defensive back Isaiah Green make up the remainder of the team's list.
The Steelers placed cornerback Curtis Brown on injured reserve Tuesday because of a torn ACL suffered Week 12. To take his spot on the roster, cornerback Isaiah Green was promoted from the practice squad.