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The Steelers will undoubtedly make a roster
01-14-2020, 06:08 AM,
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The Steelers will undoubtedly make a roster
According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero Womens JuJu Smith-Schuster Jersey , Hooks suffered the injury in Wednesday’s practice." Latest NewsSteelers DT Lavon Hooks reportedly out for the 2019 season with a torn AchillesNew,14commentsAccording to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Hooks suffered an Achilles injury in Wednesday’s practice.EDTShare this storyShare this on FacebookShare this on TwitterShareAll sharing optionsShareAll sharing options for:Steelers DT Lavon Hooks reportedly out for the 2019 season with a torn AchillesTwitterFacebookRedditPocketFlipboardEmailPhoto by Mark Alberti/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesA story which broke late Wednesday night, Steelers defensive tackle Lavon Hooks reportedly suffered a season-ending Achilles injury in Wednesday’s practice. The story was first reported by NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.The news of Hook’s injury was corroborated by Mark Kaboly of The Athletic which offered one additional detail to the injury.An undrafted rookie in 2015, Hooks played his final two years of college for Ole Miss after two seasons at Northeast Mississippi Community College. In 24 games for the Rebels Womens T. J. Watt Jersey , Hooks tallied 27 tackles and three sacks. Originally signed by Green Bay in May of 2015, Hooks was waived by the Packers during final roster cuts and was not signed again by any NFL team for the remainder of his first season.Hooks signed with the Steelers in February 2016 and was with the team through training camp. On the day of roster cut-downs, Hooks was once again released and was not signed to the practice squad in 2016. Signing once again with the Steelers for 2017, Hooks did land on the Steelers practice squad where he spent all of the 2017 and 2018 seasons.While Hooks still has one year of practice squad eligibility remaining, he had been mentioned as a possible sleeper to make the 53-man roster in 2019. With the departure of L.T. Walton and the sparse production of Daniel McCullers JuJu Smith-Schuster Jersey White , Hooks and rookie Isaiah Buggs entered training camp as the top two non-returning candidates to fill out the Steelers’ depth chart on the defensive line.Hooks had yet to make the most of his opportunity in 2019 as he had only one tackle against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and did not register any statistics against the Kansas City Chiefs. The high point of Hooks career to date was in Week 3 of the 2018 preseason against the Tennessee Titans when he registered three tackles and a sack. In 2017, Hooks had five tackles in the preseason finally, a performance which may have earned his spot on the practice squad.Hooks will most likely end up on Injured Reserve for the Steelers rather than Waived/Injured since the injury is season ending. move on Thursday in order to add a new player in preparation for Sunday night’s game.Stay tuned to Behind The Steel Curtian for the latest news and notes surrounding the black-and-gold as they prepare for Week 3 of the NFL preseason. No trades can become official until the start of the new league year on Wednesday, so Antonio Brown hasn’t been traded yet and a report on the machinations that led to an agreement sending him to the Raiders includes word that things almost fell apart on Saturday.Albert Breer of reports that the deal was “on the verge of crumbling” as the Raiders spoke to Brown’s agent Drew Rosenhaus about the new contract that Brown was looking for as part of any deal. It’s not clear what the sticking point was, but the end result was agreement on a trade and on a new deal with $30 million in guaranteed money.Rosenhaus appeared on NFL Network Sunday and confirmed the timing of the start to talks with the Raiders. He said that Raiders General Manager Mike Mayock drove a hard bargain in the first high-profile move since leaving the world of television to take the job.The expected deal to Oakland came after a near agreement with Buffalo was sidelined by Brown’s contract desires. Philadelphia and Washington also reportedly put in calls on Friday after the Buffalo deal was set aside , although Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that talks with Philly never got serious.

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