The Steelers have reached the 53-man roster limit by cutting a number of players, including quarterback Landry Jones.
Jones, 29, hasn’t played much during his six-year NFL career, as he’s attempted just 169 passes in relief of Roethlisberger. In that span, Jones has been a middling option, completing 63.9% of his passes for 1,310 yards, eight touchdowns, and seven interceptions.
The Steelers also placed wide receiver Eli Rogers on the Reserve/PUP List, which will keep him off of the field for at least the first six weeks of the season.
Here’s the full rundown of the Steelers’ moves:
- QB Landry Jones
- S Nat Berhe
In addition to those moves, the Steelers designated the following players waived/injured: