TribLIVE

| Sports

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Steelers cut linebacker Kion Wilson, sign cornerback Toler

Steelers/NFL Videos

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

'American Coyotes' Series

Traveling by Jeep, boat and foot, Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman covered nearly 2,000 miles over two months along the border with Mexico to report on coyotes — the human traffickers who bring illegal immigrants into the United States. Most are Americans working for money and/or drugs. This series reports how their operations have a major impact on life for residents and the environment along the border — and beyond.

By Alan Robinson
Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:03 p.m.
 

Kion Wilson, an inside linebacker who started two games early last season after Larry Foote was injured, was waived by the Steelers on Thursday, the day before the start of training camp.

Wilson, a former South Florida player, made 12 tackles in seven games last season. To replace Wilson, the Steelers signed former Rutgers cornerback Lew Toler, who attended the May rookie camp as an invited player.

Toler's final college season was cut short by a broken left arm in October.

The roster move was reported on the NFL's daily transactions list.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Steelers

  1. Steelers’ Wheaton adjusting his game moving to slot receiver
  2. Inside the Steelers: Ventrone suffers right ankle injury
  3. Steelers LB Timmons has grown into leadership role on defense
  4. Steelers RB Archer trying to catch up after tough rookie season
  5. Steelers notebook: Backup QB Gradkowski remains out with shoulder issue
  6. Butler, Steelers defense take on new challenges
  7. Steelers’ offense outshines defense like never before
  8. Steelers RB Bell ready despite being in limbo
  9. Steelers tackle Beachum braces for competition along offensive line
  10. Report: Ex-Steelers RB Bettis says he sold crack, shot at people while growing up in Detroit
  11. Steelers’ Brown arrives in style, vows to be ‘the best in the world’