Steelers place Leftwich on IR

Posted Sep 2, 2011
Aaron Wilson

The Pittsburgh Steelers placed quarterback Byron Leftwich on injured reserve with a broken arm. Leftwich hurt his arm against the Atlanta Falcons. Meanwhile, the Steelers cut 21 players to get down to 58 players in advance of Saturday's NFL roster deadline to cut to 53 players.

The 21 players released today include linebackers Baraka Atkins, Mario Harvey, Chris McCoy and Mortty Ivy, defensive lineman Corbin Bryant, defensive backs Brett Greenwood, Macho Harris, Donovan Warren and Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, running backs James Johnson and John Clay, offensive linemen Colin Miller, Kyle Jolly, John Malecki, Trevis Turner and Keith Williams, wide receivers Armand Robinson, Wes Lyons and Tyler Grisham, tight end Jamie McCoy and kicker Swayze Waters. For more coverage of the Steelers go to Steel City Insider at

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