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Bryant McFadden

Bryant McFadden - #20 - CB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 190 lbs.
Birthday 11/21/1981
Birthplace Hollywood, FL
College Florida State
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 30th pick by Steelers

Steelers cut McFadden, Battle

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Wednesday that they have terminated the contracts of CB Bryant McFadden and WR Arnaz Battle.

Steelers' salary-cap issues material but not crippling

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Steelers president Art Rooney II told reporters that the club faces some cap-related decisions, but there are ways the club can address this issue.

McFadden's return gives Steelers another CB option

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
The Steelers' reacquisition of Bryant McFadden a little more than a year after he departed in free agency signals there will be greater competition at cornerback and perhaps a change at one of the starting spots after the pass defense ...

Steelers acquire CB McFadden from Cardinals

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Steelers acquired CB Bryant McFadden from the Cardinals for a fifth-round pick on Saturday. McFadden played for Pittsburgh, which received a sixth-round selection from Arizona in the deal, from 2005-08.


Posted Jan. 27, 2011
McFadden, who has a strained abdomen, did not practice Thursday.||||||| McFadden also did not practice early last week, but he returned to practice Friday and played in the AFC championship game - albeit with a somewhat reduced workload. William Gay assumed McFadden's role as the team's No. 2 cornerback.
Posted Jan. 21, 2011
McFadden is active for the AFC championship game against the New York Jets.||||||| He was limited by an abdominal injury from the win over Baltimore last Saturday.
Posted April 24, 2010
The Steelers reacquired McFadden plus a sixth-round draft pick from the Arizona Cardinals for one of Pittsburgh's three picks in the fifth round.||||||| McFadden started for the Steelers' Super Bowl-winning team in the 2008 season, then signed with Arizona as a free agent before last season. He is the third player to return to the Steelers during the offseason. They previously re-signed wide receiver Antwaan Randle El and inside linebacker Larry Foote.
Posted Oct. 20, 2008
McFadden and teammate Troy Polamalu were hurt on the same play in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 38-10 win at Cincinnati.||||||| McFadden suffered an arm injury and was expected to have tests. He is considered day-to-day for Sunday's home game versus the New York Giants. Polamalu, meanwhile, lost his helmet while tackling Benson and was unsteady as he walked off the field. Neither returned.
Posted Oct. 05, 2007
McFadden will not play in Sunday's game against Seattle because of a severely sprained ankle.||||||| McFadden, the primary backup to starters Deshea Townsend and Ike Taylor, was injured in last weekend's 21-14 loss at Arizona. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, he will be replaced in the nickel package by rookie William Gay.