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Steelers sign CB Cam Sutton after release from Lions for domestic violence charge

Steelers sign CB Cam Sutton after release from Lions for domestic violence charge

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed cornerback Cam Sutton to a one-year contract.

Sutton was drafted by the Steelers in 2017. He was with the team through the 2022 season before signing with the Detroit Lions as a free agent in 2023.

Sutton started all 17 games for the Lions in 2023, finishing the season with 65 tackles, 50 of them solo stops, six passes defensed, four tackles for a loss, one interception and one forced fumble.

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In March, Sutton was released from the Lions after police publicized a warrant for his arrest. He was wanted on a felony charge of domestic battery by strangulation.

Channel 11′s Jenna Harner spoke with Sutton after Steelers practice Wednesday. He couldn’t talk about the case specifically, but said when it comes to any discipline from the NFL, whatever it comes down to, they’re ready to move on in that direction.

Sutton also said over the last few months, he had been in contact with Mike Tomlin and the team, who were checking in on his well-being.

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