The Steelers waived running back Josh Harris on Saturday, reports ESPN. Harris rushed for 16 yards on nine attempts last season.
Steelers running back Josh Harris left Friday's game against the Jaguars with a left foot injury, per team reporter Missi Matthews.
After walking down the hallway with no discernible limp, Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell stood by his locker Wednesday and told NFL Network, "I feel great." But when asked if that meant he'd play Saturday against Baltimore, Bell replied: "I'm just going to take it day by day." The Steelers are operating under the assumption Bell won't be available due to his hyperextended knee, though coach Mike Tomlin said the team will "leave the light on" for him. Bell reportedly could barely walk Monday, so he's showing progress. Pittsburgh signed free agent running back Ben Tate on Tuesday, adding him to the backfield mix with Josh Harris and rookie Dri Archer. The Steelers are 3-point home favorites Saturday night.
Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is "likely out" for Saturday's home playoff game against the Ravens, reports CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. Bell suffered a hyperextended knee Sunday night when he was tackled low by Bengals safety Reggie Nelson. Bell, who avoided ligament damage, led the AFC with 2,215 yards from scrimmage and scored 11 touchdowns. His backups, Josh Harris and Dri Archer, rushed a combined 19 times for 56 yards. Pittsburgh is hosting free agent running back Ben Tate on Tuesday and is expected to sign him if the visit goes well, per ESPN. The Steelers are favored by 3 on Saturday night.
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.
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