Report: Steelers Release P Ian Berryman
The Steelers have released punter Ian Berryman, according to a report by Mark Kaboly of The Athletic.
Berryman joined the team as an undrafted free agent this spring out of Western Carolina.
The 23-year-old pushed starer Jordan Berry throughout the summer and kicked in all four preseason games. He made a total of nine punts, with a long of 66 yards, a 45.8-yard average and a 38.7-yard net average. Berry had a 47-yard average and a 43.9-yard net average on 12 punts.
Berryman is the 15th player to be released by the Steelers since the end of the preseason, joining guard Derwin Gray, center Patrick Morris, tight end/long snapper Trevor Wood, cornerbacks Marcelis Branch and Jhavonte Dean , defensive linemen Henry Mondeaux and Casey Sayles, outside linebackers Jay Elliott, Christian Kuntz and Sutton Smith, wide receivers Brandon Reilly and Diontae Spencer, tight end Kevin Rader and running back Malik Williams.
The Steelers also traded tackle Jerald Hawkins to Tampa Bay.
The team’s roster now stands at 75 players. They must get down to 53 players by 4 p.m. Saturday.