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Steelers Release former XFL OL John Keenoy



The Steelers released former XFL offensive lineman John Keenoy, the team announced on Saturday.

Keenoy, 23, is in his second professional season, having spent the 2019 preseason with the Minnesota Vikings and the 2020 spring with the Dallas Renegades of the XFL.

A Kentwood, Michigan native, Keenoy started 50 of 51 possible games at center while with the Broncos from 2015-18. He was a three-time All-MAC selection and was the MAC Freshman of the Year in 2015.

Keenoy worked behind Kevin Dotson, J.C. Hassenauer and Stefen Wisniewski in the interior of the Steelers’ offensive line.

DiLauro is the 15th player to be released by the Steelers since the end of training camp on Friday, joining cornerback Trajan Bandy, defensive end Henry Mondeaux, defensive tackle Cavon Walker, offensive lineman Christian DiLauro, outside linebacker Tuzar Skipper, punter Corliss Waitman, quarterback Paxton Lynch, running backs Trey Edmunds, Wendell Smallwood and Kerrith Whyte, Jr., tight end Kyle Markway,and wide receivers Deon Cain,  Saeed BlacknallRyan Switzer and DeAndre Thompkins.

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