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Antoine Brooks: Let go by Rams
The Rams waived Brooks on Wednesday.
Brooks played exclusively special teams during his time with the Rams in 2021. The 2020 sixth-round pick registered 29 defensive snaps across four games and made two tackles during his rookie season with Pittsburgh.... See More ... See Less
Antoine Brooks: Cut by Rams
Brooks was waived by the Rams on Saturday.
Brooks played exclusively on special teams during his time with the Rams this year. He'll now be let go ahead of Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the 49ers.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Antoine Brooks: Activated off reserve/COVID-19 list
Brooks was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.
The 23-year-old was placed on the COVID list Dec. 17, ultimately missing the Rams' Week 15 win over the Seahawks. Brooks has still yet to play any snaps on the defensive side of the ball this year.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Antoine Brooks: Lands on COVID-19 list
Brooks (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.
Brooks was one of five Rams to be placed in COVID-19 protocols Thursday. The 2020 sixth-round pick hasn't played a single defensive snap this season, so his potential absence shouldn't impact the Rams' defensive game plan.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Antoine Brooks: Signed to active roster
The Rams signed Brooks to the active roster Tuesday, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.
Brooks had been elevated from the practice squad for each of the team's last two games. In that span, he played exclusively on special teams and figures to fill a similar role moving forward.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Antoine Brooks: Joins active roster
The Rams elevated Brooks to their active roster Saturday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Brooks was dealing with an undisclosed injury during training camp and eventually reached an injury settlement with Pittsburgh. The 23-year-old defensive back is now healthy and will be active for his first NFL contest of the 2021 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Antoine Brooks: Secures injury settlement
The Steelers waived Brooks (undisclosed) from IR with an injury settlement Tuesday, per the NFL's official transactions report.
Brooks will be eligible to sign elsewhere in the league this season, as a result of his injury settlement. The 2020 sixth-round pick appeared in four games as a rookie.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Antoine Brooks: Moves to injured reserve
Brooks (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to Pittsburgh's injured reserve Wednesday, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.
The 2020 sixth-round pick was competing for a slot role in camp before being waived/injured Tuesday. Brooks will spend the rest of the season on injured reserve, barring an injury settlement.... See More ... See Less
Antoine Brooks: Waived with injury designation
The Steelers waived Brooks (undisclosed) on Tuesday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Brooks was the front runner for a prominent role as a slot defender for the Steelers defense, but he has been injured for most of training camp. The 2020 sixth-round pick worked his way back to Pittsburgh's active roster after failing to make the final cut last season. If he clears waivers, Brooks will revert to injured reserve.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Antoine Brooks: Recovers fumble in preseason win
Brooks (lower leg) recorded a solo tackle and a fumble recovery in the Steelers' 16-3 preseason win over the Cowboys in Thursday's Hall of Fame Game.
Brooks suffered a lower-leg injury in practice early last week, but he was still able to take the field in Thursday's preseason opener. The 23-year-old will contend for a depth role in Pittsburgh's secondary ahead of the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Antoine Brooks: Leaves practice with injury
Brooks left Sunday's practice due to an undisclosed injury, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Coach Mike Tomlin noted the injury isn't serious, but it's reasonable to expect the team to carefully monitor his status moving forward.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Antoine Brooks: Moves to active roster
Brooks was signed to the Steelers' active roster Thursday.
With Bud Dupree moving to injured reserve Thursday because of a torn ACL, a spot opened up on the active roster for the sixth-round rookie. After failing to make the 53-man roster to begin 2020, he's notched a pair of appearances over the past month, the most recent of which came Week 10 when he collected two tackles on 28 defensive snaps against Cincinnati.... See More ... See Less
Antoine Brooks: Fails to make final cut
The Steelers waived Brooks on Sunday, Chris Adamski of Trib Live reports.
Brooks was a sixth-round selection out of Maryland in April's draft, however, he failed to make a significant impact in training camp. Brooks has some upside as a depth safety and special-teams option, so he could find his way on a practice squad soon enough.... See More ... See Less
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