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Steelers Waive Injured CB DeMarkus Acy

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The Pittsburgh Steelers placed defensive back DeMarkus Acy on the waived/injured list, the club announced Wednesday.

Acy tweeted Tuesday night that he had suffered a torn ACL.

If Acy clears waivers, he will be placed on injured reserve. He will more than likely miss the entire season.

Pittsburgh signed Acy as a street free agent on May 3. He signed with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri in 2020 and spent training camp with the club.

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“It hurts that this happened just days before my pro debut but there’s no quit in me,” Acy said in the Twitter post. “Prayer has always got me through anything and I continue to live through faith and let life teach me valuable lessons.”

While Acy was unlikely to make the 53-man roster, he was in the thick of the battle for the club’s No. 7 cornerback on the practice squad.

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