Rogers is working out for the Texans, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Rogers' tryout with Houston comes in the wake of Will Fuller exiting Sunday's loss to the Colts with a hamstring injury. The 26-year-old wideout spent the last three seasons with the Steelers, and his experience, which includes returning punts, could make him a valuable depth option.
Rogers worked out for the Ravens on Monday, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports. Rogers was unable to make the Steelers out of camp, but as evidenced by this news, he's getting some looks elsewhere. The 26-year-old could be a prime depth receiver or practice squad option and is coming off a modest 12-catch season in 2018.
Pittsburgh cut Rogers on Saturday, Teresa Varley of Steelrs.com reports. The veteran wide receiver and kick returner was a longshot to make the team after the Steelers drafted Diontae Johnson and signed free agent Donte Moncrief, but he could still be back when teams are allowed to add 10 players to the practice squad beginning at 12 noon on Sunday.
Rogers caught one of two targets for 10 yards in Thursday night's 25-19 preseason loss to the Panthers. This was a forgettable preseason for Rogers, with Pittsburgh taking a long look at Johnny Holton, Diontae Johnson and others in an extremely deep corps of wide receivers. The Steelers also gave extended looks to Johnson and Diontae Spencer at punt returner, leaving Rogers' future with the team in question.
Rogers is likely competing with Ryan Switzer for the final receiver spot on the roster, Bob Labriola of Steelers.com reports. Even with the loss of Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh has several talented options at wide receiver, led by JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Washington, free agent Donte Moncrief and rookie Diontae Johnson. Rogers and Switzer add depth at the position and can return punts, although Switzer also has experience returning kickoffs. It is unlikely the Steelers have room on the roster for both, so it will be interesting to follow this competition during training camp.
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