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Steelers Sign LB Austin Gearing, Cut WR Canaan Severin

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they’ve signed LB Austin Gearing to a contract and waived WR Canaan Severin.

Gearing wound up going undrafted out of Miami of Ohio last year. This will be his first opportunity with an NFL team.

During his four-year college career at Miami of Ohio, Gearing played quarterback before converting to defense in his third year. In total, Gearing recorded 55 tackles, nine tackles for a loss, four sacks, three forced fumbles and two recoveries.