The Pittsburgh Steelers have released five-year veteran running back Issac Redman, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Redman had not appeared in a game for the Steelers since Week 3. He was buried behind rookie Le’Veon Bell, Jonathan Dwyer and Felix Jones on Cheap Custom Jerseys the depth chart.
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He struggled with limited carries in the first two games and was benched with just 10 carries for 12 yards and four receptions for 14 yards on his stat line. Redman played for the Steelers for all five seasons of his career and appeared in 50 games during his tenure with the team. Redman has compiled 1,148 rushing yards and five touchdowns over his career. He is now a free agent and can sign with any team.
This move will not likely impact the Steelers at all, as Bell and Jones have been the featured backs in recent weeks. Pittsburgh is currently on a two-game winning streak after starting the season 0-4.
Tampa Bay got good news on Sunday when Doug Martin Cheap Cycling Jerseys told the press that he did not separate his shoulder, but there is still a risk of injury as he will have further evaluation done to determine the extent of the injury.
Martin was on pace for over 330 carries this season as the workhorse of Tampa Bay’s offense, but it’s likely the Buccaneers will need to find another option on a short week. The team’s next game happens on Thursday Night Football against the Carolina Panthers, and it remains to be seen if the organization will risk its long-term running back to play him on his injured shoulder with three days rest.