Steelers Place DE Stephon Tuitt On IR, Sign DE L.T. Walton

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Tuesday that they’ve placed DE Stephon Tuitt on injured reserve with a torn pectoral muscle and signed DE L.T. Walton to their active roster.

  • The Steelers also signed OL Christian DiLauro and RB Tony Brooks-James to their practice squad.

Here’s the Steelers updated practice squad:

  1. S Marcus Allen
  2. OL Derwin Gray
  3. WR Tevin Jones
  4. DL Henry Mondeaux
  5. OL Patrick Morris
  6. TE Kevin Rader
  7. TE Christian Scotland-Williamson (International)
  8. CB Alex Myres
  9. LB Robert Spillane
  10. OL Christian DiLauro
  11. RB Tony Brooks-James

Tuitt, 26, is a former second-round pick of the Steelers back in 2014. He’s entering the third year of a six-year, $61 million contract that included an $11 million signing bonus.

Tuitt agreed to restructure his contract for the second straight year this past July in a move that created $3.9M in cap space.

In 2019, Tuitt has appeared in six games for the Steelers and recorded 22 tackles and 3.5 sacks.

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