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Pittsburgh Steelers cut ties with Pressley Harvin, Chuks Okorafor, and Mitch Trubisky

On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced the release of quarterback Mitch Trubisky, punter Pressley Harvin, and offensive lineman Chuks Okorafor. The official announcement came shortly after reports surfaced about Trubisky’s departure from the team.

Harvin, a seventh-round pick in 2021, had been the Steelers’ punter for the last three seasons. During his time in Pittsburgh, he averaged 39.4 net yards per kick and landed just under 35 percent of his punts inside the 20-yard-line.

As for Okorafor, he joined the Steelers as a third-round pick in 2018. He started 59 games and made 77 overall appearances during his time with the team, with 48 of those games coming from 2020-2022.

The departure of these players marks a significant change for the Steelers as they move forward with their roster. With Trubisky no longer on board, the team will need to find a new starting quarterback to lead them into next season. Harvin and Okorafor’s releases also open up roster spots for other players to step into their roles on offense and defense respectively.

By Editor

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