Kevan Barlow is among 10 players released
during Pittsburgh's first roster cutdown. Barlow is a former 49ers
and Jets running back who signed with his hometown Steelers earlier
Today's moves trimmed the roster to 75 players. The Steelers
must reach the season-opening 53-man limit by Saturday, or two days
after Thursday's preseason finale at Carolina.
Three rookie free agents cut were wide receiver Eric Fowler,
defensive end Derrick Jones and long snapper Jared Retkofsky. Also
released were running back Larry Croom, punter Mike Barr, kicker
Connor Hughes, linebacker Richard Koonce, center Donovan Raiola and
wide receiver Dan Sheldon.