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Pittsburgh Steelers

Justin King

Justin King - #37 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 197 lbs.
Birthday 05/11/1987
Birthplace Pittsburgh, PA
College Penn State
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 4th round, 2nd pick by Rams

Report: Sepulveda, Steelers to part ways

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
The Steelers will not re-sign UFA P Daniel Sepulveda, he told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in a story published Wednesday.

AFC North draft needs

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
No AFC North club has more pressing draft needs than the Browns, whose offense lags behind the rest of the division. As a result, Cleveland could grab rising QB Ryan Tannehill.  

Regular-season games to adopt playoff overtime rules

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The NFL owners approved Wednesday to make the overtime rules uniform for the playoffs and regular season.

Low-key free agency good for Pittsburgh

Posted March 25, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Free agency started quietly for the Steelers — and that is a good thing.

Cardinals agree to two-year deal with CB Gay

Posted March 25, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have signed DB William Gay to a two-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

Ward retires as a Steeler

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
After 14 seasons of going over the middle, making tough blocks and hauling in important catches, WR Hines Ward announced his retirement on Tuesday.

Steelers tender six, including WR Wallace

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Steelers tendered offers to six restricted free agents on Monday, including WR Mike Wallace.

Smith thanks Steelers' fans for support

Posted March 11, 2012 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
After having been released following a 13-year career with the Steelers, DE Aaron Smith thanked the team's fans for supporting him.

None of Steelers' cuts was unexpected

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Steelers will part ways with several stalwarts, including the team's all-time leading receiver Hines Ward, but that wasn't unexpected.

Agent: Steelers release LB Farrior

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Steelers have released ILB James Farrior, his agent, Ralph Cindrich, said on Twitter Friday morning.

Report: Steelers cut OG Kemoeatu

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Steelers released OG Chris Kemoeatu, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Reports: Steelers to release DE Smith

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The cuts continue in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are releasing veteran DE Aaron Smith, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora first reported.

Pass-catching skill, toughness define Ward

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Hines Ward contributed to the Steelers' collective physicality, but his pass catching will be what puts him in the Hall of Fame discussion. 

Steelers to cut WR Ward

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Steelers will release WR Hines Ward, the team announced on Wednesday.

Steelers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Will Rashard Mendenhall make it back for 2012? That's one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the Steelers this offseason.   


Posted Dec. 13, 2010
King is inactive for Sunday's game against San Francisco.||||||| King has a stinger to his neck and left shoulder.
Posted Aug. 10, 2008
King's rookie season is over before it started after he tore a ligament in his left big toe in Saturday night's preseason opener against Tennessee. The injury will require season-ending surgery.||||||| King will be placed on injured reserve. The fourth-round draft choice from Penn State had made a strong early impression in camp and was working as the team's third cornerback against Tennessee. Thought to be more of a raw prospect than an instant contributor, King proved to be more ready for game action than originally thought. He was playing regularly in the team's nickel package against the Titans before coming out with about 2 minutes left in the first quarter.
Posted July 23, 2008
The Rams agreed to terms Wednesday on a three-year contract with King, the team's fourth-round draft pick.||||||| King, the 101st overall pick, played at Penn State, where he was an all-Big Ten first-team selection in 2007.