The Steelers sign a wide receiver and a running back to the 53-man roster

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The Steelers sign a wide receiver and a running back to the 53-man roster
The Steelers sign a wide receiver and a running back to the 53-man roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed two players to the 53-man roster in preparation for their Week 12 matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals. Wide receiver Deon Cain comes to the Steelers via the Indianapolis Colts practice squad. Cain had been on the active roster for the Colts through Week 9 before being released and signed to their practice squad. On the season, Cain has four receptions for 52 yards. Drafted by the Colts out of Clemson in the sixth round of the 2018 draft, Cain was placed on Injured Reserve in August of his rookie year with an ACL injury. Running back Kerrith Whyte Jr. was a seventh-round selection by the Chicago Bears in 2019. Whyte has spent all of this season on the Bears

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