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Top Antoine Brooks Jr. News

  • Rams' Antoine Brooks: Signed to active roster

    The Rams signed Brooks to the active roster Tuesday, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

    Brooks had been elevated from the practice squad for each of the team's last two games. In that span, he played exclusively on special teams and figures to fill a similar role moving forward.

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  • Rams' Antoine Brooks: Joins active roster

    The Rams elevated Brooks to their active roster Saturday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Brooks was dealing with an undisclosed injury during training camp and eventually reached an injury settlement with Pittsburgh. The 23-year-old defensive back is now healthy and will be active for his first NFL contest of the 2021 campaign.

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  • Antoine Brooks: Secures injury settlement

    The Steelers waived Brooks (undisclosed) from IR with an injury settlement Tuesday, per the NFL's official transactions report.

    Brooks will be eligible to sign elsewhere in the league this season, as a result of his injury settlement. The 2020 sixth-round pick appeared in four games as a rookie.

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  • Steelers' Antoine Brooks: Moves to injured reserve

    Brooks (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to Pittsburgh's injured reserve Wednesday, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.

    The 2020 sixth-round pick was competing for a slot role in camp before being waived/injured Tuesday. Brooks will spend the rest of the season on injured reserve, barring an injury settlement.

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  • Antoine Brooks: Waived with injury designation

    The Steelers waived Brooks (undisclosed) on Tuesday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

    Brooks was the front runner for a prominent role as a slot defender for the Steelers defense, but he has been injured for most of training camp. The 2020 sixth-round pick worked his way back to Pittsburgh's active roster after failing to make the final cut last season. If he clears waivers, Brooks will revert to injured reserve.

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  • Steelers' Antoine Brooks: Recovers fumble in preseason win

    Brooks (lower leg) recorded a solo tackle and a fumble recovery in the Steelers' 16-3 preseason win over the Cowboys in Thursday's Hall of Fame Game.

    Brooks suffered a lower-leg injury in practice early last week, but he was still able to take the field in Thursday's preseason opener. The 23-year-old will contend for a depth role in Pittsburgh's secondary ahead of the regular season.

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  • Steelers' Antoine Brooks: Leaves practice with injury

    Brooks left Sunday's practice due to an undisclosed injury, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

    Coach Mike Tomlin noted the injury isn't serious, but it's reasonable to expect the team to carefully monitor his status moving forward.

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  • Steelers' Antoine Brooks: Moves to active roster

    Brooks was signed to the Steelers' active roster Thursday.

    With Bud Dupree moving to injured reserve Thursday because of a torn ACL, a spot opened up on the active roster for the sixth-round rookie. After failing to make the 53-man roster to begin 2020, he's notched a pair of appearances over the past month, the most recent of which came Week 10 when he collected two tackles on 28 defensive snaps against Cincinnati.

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  • Antoine Brooks: Fails to make final cut

    The Steelers waived Brooks on Sunday, Chris Adamski of Trib Live reports.

    Brooks was a sixth-round selection out of Maryland in April's draft, however, he failed to make a significant impact in training camp. Brooks has some upside as a depth safety and special-teams option, so he could find his way on a practice squad soon enough.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 210 lbs
Birthplace: Lanham, MD
Age: 24
Class: Sophomore