- La Canfora notes that Murphy actually took reps at quarterback for the scout team this week and will be insurance behind Landry Jones in Week 7.
Murphy, 23, signed on with the Steelers back in as an undrafted free agent out of Boston College. He’s in the first year of his four-year, $1.579 million rookie contract included a $4,500 signing bonus.
Murphy was waived a month ago to make room for RB Le’Veon Bell, who has been reinstated from his suspension, but was later added to the team’s practice squad.
This season, Murphy has appeared in two games and caught one pass for 16 yards receiving and no touchdowns.