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Steelers sign RB Brandon Johnson to fill Shaun Suisham's spot on 90-man roster

The Steelers had to fill Shaun Suisham's roster spot on their 90-man offseason roster, and did so by bringing in RB Brandon Johnson. Throughout the aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers releasing kicker Shaun Suisham, and his subsequent retirement, the team had to fill his spot on their 90-man offseason roster. While most media outlets, like this one, focused on Suisham's retirement, the team added running back Brandon Johnson to their roster to replace Suisham. For a little background on Johnson, he played his college football at Penn State, and was a tryout participant in the Steelers'...

The salary cap implications of Shaun Suisham's retirement from the Steelers

Steeler fans wave goodbye to Suisham with his release and subsequent retirement, will the release push the Steelers into a salary cap bind? Long time Pittsburgh Steelers' kicker Shaun Suisham was released early Friday morning with a failed physical designation. Adam Caplan reported the release was due to a setback in his recovery from a torn ACL he suffered against Minnesota during the 2015 preseason, trying to make a tackle. The setback was serious enough that Suisham decided to retire from the NFL, thus ending his 11-year career. The injury to the six-year Steelers veteran virtually...

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell takes to Twitter to thank Shaun Suisham

The Pittsburgh Steelers current kicker thanks the man who occupied the job before him for all he has done throughout his short NFL career. There are some days in the NFL which make you scratch your head and wonder what it must be like to be a player involved in the every-changing NFL landscape. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, they had the tough decision to release kicker Shaun Suisham when he failed a physical, due to tearing his ACL in a preseason game in 2015. It wasn't long after news broke of Suisham's release when Suisham announced his retirement from the NFL. Stating his knee was too...

Kicker Shaun Suisham retires from the NFL

The Pittsburgh Steelers saw their recently released kicker announce his retirement today. After the Pittsburgh Steelers released kicker Shaun Suisham earlier today, the twelve year veteran officially announced his retirement from the NFL today. Shaun Suisham has released a statement following his release by the @Steelers. #ClassAct pic.twitter.com/SVV57Pikki — Bob Labriola (@BobLabriola) June 24, 2016 The retirement of Suisham means that his injury suffered during the first preseason game of 2015 was more serious than anyone expected. While it was immediately determined that his...
Steelers Gab Jun 24, 2016

Steelers Release Veteran Kicker Shaun Suisham after failed physical

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the release of kicker Shaun Suisham Friday morning. The veteran kicker tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the Hall of Fame matchup against the Minnesota Vikings last preseason. He hoped to battle for the kicking spot with last year’s sensational replacement Chris Boswell. Ray Fittipaldo of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tweeted out the news: The Steelers have released veteran kicker Shaun Suisham, five weeks before training camp. Gives him a chance to catch on with another team. — Ray Fittipaldo (@rayfitt1) June 24, 2016 Fittipaldo said that this...
Beaver County Times Jun 24, 2016
Steelers release Suisham; kicker competition over before it started

Steelers release Suisham; kicker competition over before it started

Shaun Suisham, the Steelers' popular veteran kicker, was released Friday with a "failed physical" designation. Suisham was unable to kick after suffering a torn ACL last August. It leaves Chris Boswell as the Steelers' kicker in 2016.

Pittsburgh Steelers release kicker Shaun Suisham

The Steelers have made their decision on what they'll do with the kicker position going into 2016. It has been reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers officially released kicker Shaun Suisham today. Steelers announced they have released kicker Shaun suisham. Failed physical. — Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) June 24, 2016 Shaun Suisham suffered an unfortunate injury in the opening preseason game of the Steelers 2015 NFL season that ended his season and opened the door for Pittsburgh to find new talent. Though it took some time experimenting with NFL veterans, Pittsburgh found its man in...
Steelers release veteran kicker Shaun Suisham

Steelers release veteran kicker Shaun Suisham

The Steelers today released veteran place kicker Shaun Suisham, the most accurate kicker in franchise history, with a failed physical designation.

2016 Steelers Roster, 90 in 90: Shaun Suisham's future with the team very much in doubt

In a new feature at BTSC, we are breaking down the Steelers 90-man roster one player, one position, one day at a time. The conclusion of this feature will be the start of the 2016 season. For the first time in our voyage throughout the Pittsburgh Steelers 90-man roster, we are focusing on a specialist. One of the biggest decisions for the organization, and battles leading up to 2016, will take place at the placekicker position. Player: Shaun Suisham Position: Kicker School: Bowling Green Overview: Suisham came to the Steelers during the 2010 season and initially struggled during his first...
Beaver County Times Jun 9, 2016
Until Suisham's knee heals, there's no kicking competition for Steelers

Until Suisham's knee heals, there's no kicking competition for Steelers

Nine-and-a-half months after suffering a serious knee injury, Shaun Suisham still isn't kicking but is champing at the bit. Suisham is expected to battle Chris Boswell for the job.

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