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March 13, 2021 10:40 AM
Steelers' B.J. Finney: Signs deal with Steelers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney (abdomen) signed a one-year contract with the Steelers on Friday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Finney spent most of the 2020 campaign dealing with an abdominal injury and was only able to suit up for one game with the Bengals. Previously a member of the Steelers' offensive line, Finney previously found success in both a center and right guard role and will likely replace the retired Maurkice Pouncey in the middle in 2021.

March 5, 2021 01:32 PM
B.J. Finney: Released by Bengals
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The Bengals released Finney (abdomen) on Friday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

After appearing in just one game with the team during the 2020 season, Finney will leave Cincinnati and aim to earn a spot on an offensive line elsewhere. The team saves $3.3 million with his release.

December 31, 2020 02:40 PM
Bengals' B.J. Finney: Hits NFI list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Bengals placed Finney (abdomen) on the reserve/non-football injury list Thursday.

Finney's placement on the NFI list comes due to an abdominal injury. The fifth-year pro appeared in one game with the Bengals this season.

December 25, 2020 06:56 PM
Bengals' B.J. Finney: Won't play against Houston
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Finney (abdomen) won't play Sunday against the Texans, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.

Most of Finney's work has come on special teams this season, but he'll be unavailable Sunday while dealing with an abdominal issue. His final chance to take the field during the regular season will be Jan. 3 against Baltimore.

December 10, 2020 11:04 AM
Bengals' B.J. Finney: Ready to rock
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney (back) was absent from Wednesday's injury report, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.

Finney was forced to miss last week's game against Miami with the back issue, but appears on track to return for Week 14. Now healthy, Finney is expected to fill his usual special teams role for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

December 7, 2020 08:36 PM
Bengals' B.J. Finney: Won't face Dolphins
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Finney (back) is inactive for Sunday's matchup against Miami, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.

Finney was a full participant in practice Wednesday before being downgraded to limited sessions Thursday and Friday. That discouraging trajectory carried into gameday, meaning Finney will be unable to fill his customary special-teams role Week 13.

November 28, 2020 11:04 PM
Bengals' B.J. Finney: Returns from COVID list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney (undisclosed) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Tyler Dragon of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

The 29-year-old landed on the COVID-19 list earlier this week, but he cleared the protocols in time for Sunday's game against the Giants. Finney should fill his usual role as a reserve option on the interior of the offensive line.

November 25, 2020 04:28 PM
Bengals' B.J. Finney: Lands on COVID-19 list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

The 29-year-old was acquired from the Seahawks in late October, and he played a couple snaps on special teams during his lone appearance. Finney will be unavailable until he clears the league's COVID-19 protocols.

October 29, 2020 07:40 PM
Bengals' B.J. Finney: Shipped to Cincy
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney and a future seventh-round pick were traded from the Seahawks to the Bengals on Wednesday in exchange for defensive end Carlos Dunlap, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Finney provides interior depth on the offensive line for the Bengals, as every starter besides RG Alex Redmond are dealing with injuries. However, Finney won't be eligible to play this weekend against the Titans due to COVID-19 protocols when joining a new team.

March 18, 2020 11:04 AM
Steelers' B.J. Finney: Signing with Seahawks
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Finney will sign a two-year, $8 million deal with the Seahawks, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Finney proved to be a versatile backup on the Steelers' offensive line, logging 13 career starts across four years. He played 427 snaps at left guard, 381 snaps at center and 139 snaps at right guard during his tenure in Pittsburgh, but Finney will now compete for a starting role somewhere on the offensive line in Seattle.

March 7, 2019 04:32 PM
Steelers' B.J. Finney: Receives second-round tender
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Steleers placed a second-round restricted tender on Finney on Wednesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

After going undrafted in 2016, Finney has emerged from obscurity to become a valuable reserve along the Steelers' offensive line. The 27-year-old has appeared in 43 games in three seasons, making nine starts.

August 26, 2018 08:52 PM
Steelers' B.J. Finney: Draws start at left guard
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney started at left guard during Saturday's preseason game against the Titans.

Finney seemed to be moving around well, which is significant since the offensive lineman dealt with a bruised quadriceps in practice earlier this month.

August 12, 2018 09:40 AM
Steelers' B.J. Finney: Sits out practice Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney did not participate at practice Saturday due to a quadriceps bruise, Dale Lolley of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.

Finney left Thursday's preseason game against the Eagles after sustaining the injury. The severity of the bruise is currently unclear.

February 9, 2018 04:44 PM
Steelers' B.J. Finney: Inks one-year extension
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney signed a one-year extension with the Steelers on Friday, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports.

Finney was set to become an exclusive-rights free agent after logging 235 snaps in 2017. He'll now remain under contract with Pittsburgh through the 2018 season.

January 11, 2018 04:28 PM
Steelers' B.J. Finney: Practicing in full
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Finney (thigh) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

Finney injured his thigh in the regular-season finale but his full participation Thursday puts him fully on track to return for Sunday's rematch with the Jaguars.

December 31, 2017 02:28 PM
Steelers' B.J. Finney: Suffers thigh injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Finney is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Browns with a thigh injury, Burt Lauten of the Steelers' official site reports.

Finney was starting at center since Maurkice Pouncey (hip) was inactive. The Steelers are resting most of their starters ahead of the playoffs, so Pouncey is likely to return for the playoffs anyway.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/318
Birthdate:
10/26/1991
Age:
29
Hometown:
Wichita, KS
School:
Kansas State
NFL Experience:
6
Awards: