Steelers waive WR Javon McKinley, sign WR Christian Blake

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced a pair of player moves on Thursday. The Steelers swapped receivers on its 90-man training camp roster when the team waived Javon McKinley and in his place added Christian Blake.

Blake enters his fifth season in the NFL out of Northern Illinois. Originally an undrafted free agent of the Atlanta Falcons in 2018, Blake spend his first four seasons in Atlanta before a brief stint this offseason with the Arizona Cardinals.

For his career, Blake has 28 career receptions for 257 receiving yards. Blake joins a very crowded receiver room in Pittsburgh.

The Steelers are preparing to kick off the NFL preseason on Saturday. Pittsburgh will welcome the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night.


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Story originally appeared on Steelers Wire