Sweed Placed on IR

Sweed Placed on IR

Steelers lose receiver for the season.<br>

Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed was placed on the Reserve/Injured List today after clearing NFL waivers. Sweed was Waived/Injured on Monday after injuring his Achilles� tendon during the final day of the team�s mandatory minicamp on May 2.

Because Sweed has cleared waivers, he will not count against the Steelers� 80-man roster limit. Sweed, a third-year veteran from Texas, will miss the entire 2010 season while recovering from his injury.

The Steelers replaced Sweed on their offseason roster by signing first-year wide receiver Isaiah Williams. Williams signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted rookie in 2009, but was released prior to the regular season.


Source: Steelers.com

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