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Trai Essex

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Colts | Roster moves

Tue, 25 Sep 2012 08:41:05 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday, Sept. 25, that they signed free-agent CB Darius Butler (Panthers) and released OG Trai Essex in a corresponding move.

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Colts | Samson Satele leaves with knee injury

Sun, 16 Sep 2012 19:15:37 -0700

Indianapolis Colts C Samson Satele (knee) left the Week 2 game against the Minnesota Vikings due to a knee injury. He was replaced by OG Mike McGlynn, who moved from right guard to center. OG Trai Essex replaced McGlynn at guard.

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Colts | Trai Essex expected to begin as backup

Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:10:00 -0700

Indianapolis Colts OG Trai Essex is expected to be the backup to OG Seth Olsen at left guard Week 2. Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said he does not expect any changes along the offensive line.

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Colts | Trai Essex signed

Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:37:14 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts have signed free-agent OG Trai Essex (Steelers). Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived C A.Q. Shipley and OT Mike Person.

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Steelers | David DeCastro likely headed for designated IR

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 17:13:48 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to place OG David DeCastro (knee) on the designated injured reserve list that will permit him to return to the roster after eight weeks. The move will leave them with only eight OL, so they are expected to re-sign OL Trai Essex (Steelers). Essex was released Friday, Aug. 31.

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Steelers | Trai Essex could return after Week 1

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:35:51 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers may look to re-sign free-agent OT Trai Essex after Week 1 when the team places OG David DeCastro (knee) on the short-term Injured Reserve list.

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Steelers | Seven players released

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:39:18 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released QB Jerrod Johnson, OT Trai Essex, WR Derrick Williams, FS DaMon Cromartie-Smith, WR David Gilreath, WR Marquis Maze and WR Toney Clemons.

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Steelers | Mike Adams ahead of Trai Essex on depth chart

Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:26:45 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Mike X. Adams has moved ahead of OT Trai Essex on the depth chart, but it still remains to be seen whether he or OT Max Starks (knee) will begin the regular season as the starting left tackle.

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Steelers | Three players injured

Sun, 29 Jul 2012 15:06:40 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG David DeCastro (ankle), OT Trai Essex (ankle) and CB Keenan Lewis (shoulder) suffered injuries during practice Sunday, July 29. Head coach Mike Tomlin said the injuries to DeCastro and Essex are consider minor but Lewis could miss some time.

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Steelers | Trai Essex re-signed

Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:25:33 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed free-agent OT Trai Essex Thursday, April 12. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Steelers | Trai Essex may start Week 15

Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:27:28 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said OL Trai Essex will start at left guard in Week 15 if Doug Legursky has to start at center.

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Steelers | Trai Essex could start Week 15

Sat, 10 Dec 2011 11:30:24 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OL Trai Essex is expected to start at left guard in Week 15 in place of OG Chris Kemoeatu if OG Doug Legursky starts at center. Kemoeatu committed three penalties in Week 14.

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Steelers | Trai Essex will be backup center

Sat, 22 Oct 2011 14:25:03 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OL Trai Essex said he is ready to fill in at center in Week 7 if C Maurkice Pouncey (elbow) has to leave the game at any time.

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Steelers | Trai Essex remains safe for now

Tue, 04 Oct 2011 20:35:35 -0700

The expected signing of free-agent OT Max Starks (Steelers) by the Pittsburgh Steelers has nothing to do with the subpar play of OT Trai Essex in Week 4. The team is simply looking to add depth.

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Steelers | Trai Essex, Ramon Foster expected to start

Sat, 01 Oct 2011 21:00:05 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Trai Essex and OG Ramon Foster will move into the starting lineup in Week 4 against the Houston Texans with OG Doug Legursky (shoulder) and OT Jonathan Scott (ankle) ruled out.

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Steelers | Trai Essex could start at LT

Wed, 28 Sep 2011 08:52:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OL Trai Essex is expected to start at left tackle in Week 4 if OT Jonathan Scott (ankle) is not able to play in Week 4.

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Steelers | Marcus Gilbert leaves with shoulder injury

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 19:14:09 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (shoulder) left the Week 3 game in the third quarter due to a shoulder injury. His return is questionable. OT Trai Essex replaced him.

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Steelers | Trai Essex re-signed

Mon, 22 Aug 2011 15:13:06 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed free-agent OL Trai Essex. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team waived OL Nevin McCaskill.

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Steelers | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:21:55 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: OT Willie Colon, DE Nick Eason, OG Trai Essex, LB Keyaron Fox, CB William Gay, NT Chris Hoke, DB Anthony Madison, RB Mewelde Moore, OT Jonathan Scott, P Daniel Sepulveda, TE Matt Spaeth, PK Shaun Suisham and LS Greg Warren.

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Steelers | Trai Essex recovering from surgery

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 22:09:01 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) has had surgery since the end of the season, reports Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Steelers | Trai Essex might serve as backup center

Wed, 26 Jan 2011 19:45:41 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Trai Essex might be called upon to serve as the backup at center to C Doug Legursky in Super Bowl XLV against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Feb. 6, reports Mark Kaboly, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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Steelers | Jonathan Scott pulled in second straight game

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 21:33:54 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Jonathan Scott was pulled in favor of OT Trai Essex for the second straight game in Week 16 against the Carolina Panthers Thursday, Dec. 23, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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Steelers | Trai Essex expected to start

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 12:33:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex is expected to start at right guard in Week 8, according to Mike Bires, of the Beaver County Times.

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Steelers | Trai Essex expected to be ready for Week 8

Wed, 27 Oct 2010 08:44:45 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) is expected to be ready to play in Week 8, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Essex has missed the last four games because of an ankle injury.

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Steelers | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 24 Oct 2010 08:44:31 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared WR Antonio Brown, DL Brett Keisel, QB Charlie Batch, CB Crezdon Butler, RB Jonathan Dwyer, LB Thaddeus Gibson, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 7.

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Steelers | Trai Essex questionable for Week 7

Fri, 22 Oct 2010 12:35:35 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 22, and is listed questionable for Week 7.

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Steelers | Trai Essex limited during practice

Thu, 21 Oct 2010 13:19:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 21.

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Steelers | Trai Essex limited in practice

Wed, 20 Oct 2010 13:13:20 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, according to Steelers.com.

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Steelers | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 17 Oct 2010 08:48:39 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared WR Antonio Brown, QB Charlie Batch, CB Crezdon Butler, RB Jonathan Dwyer, CB Keenan Lewis, LB Thaddeus Gibson, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 6.

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Steelers | Trai Essex doubtful for Week 6

Fri, 15 Oct 2010 13:19:51 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 15. He is listed as doubtful for Week 6 and will not play.

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Steelers | Trai Essex limited Thursday

Thu, 14 Oct 2010 13:05:22 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 14, according to Steelers.com.

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Steelers | Trai Essex limited Wednesday

Wed, 13 Oct 2010 13:48:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 13, according to Steelers.com.

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Steelers | Trai Essex's status for Week 6 uncertain

Wed, 13 Oct 2010 07:46:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex's (ankle) status for Week 6 is uncertain because of a high ankle sprain, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Essex was able to do some individual work during practice Monday, Oct. 11.

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Steelers | Two injured players expect to be ready for Week 6

Thu, 07 Oct 2010 10:41:55 -0700

Pittburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) and DT Chris Hoke (knee) expected to be ready for the team's Week 6 game, according to Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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Steelers | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 03 Oct 2010 08:48:33 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Chris Hoke, CB Crezdon Butler, WR Emmanuel Sanders, RB Jonathan Dwyer, CB Keenan Lewis, LB Thaddeus Gibson, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 4.

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Steelers | Trai Essex misses practice Friday

Fri, 01 Oct 2010 14:57:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 1, and is out for Week 4.

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Steelers | Three sit out Thursday

Thu, 30 Sep 2010 13:17:29 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dennis Dixon (knee), OG Trai Essex (ankle) and DT Chris Hoke (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 30.

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Steelers | Dennis Dixon, two others miss practice

Wed, 29 Sep 2010 14:21:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dennis Dixon (knee) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 29. G Trai Essex (ankle) and DT Chris Hoke (knee) also missed practice.

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Steelers | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 26 Sep 2010 08:52:38 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared CB Crezdon Butler, QB Dennis Dixon, WR Emmanuel Sanders, RB Jonathan Dwyer, CB Keenan Lewis, LB Thaddeus Gibson, OT Tony Hills, OT Trai Essex inactive for Week 3.

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Steelers | Two out for Week 3

Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:50:43 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dennis Dixon (knee) and OG Trai Essex (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 24, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

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Steelers | Two do not practice Thursday

Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:58:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dennis Dixon (knee) and OG Trai Essex (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 23, according to Steelers.com.

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Steelers | Trai Essex not expected to play Week 3

Thu, 23 Sep 2010 09:14:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex (ankle) is not expected to play in Week 3 because of an ankle injury, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Steelers | Two players miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 22 Sep 2010 13:01:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dennis Dixon (knee) and OG Trai Essex (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 22, reports Steelers.com.

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Steelers | Trai Essex could miss Week 3

Tue, 21 Sep 2010 13:10:30 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Trai Essex (ankle) could be out for the team's Week 3 game, according to The Associated Press. If he is unable to go, OT Doug Legursky would start in his place.

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Steelers | Could move Trai Essex to OT

Wed, 30 Jun 2010 09:18:47 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers could move OL Trai Essex to offensive tackle if they do not sign a free agent to replace OT Willie Colon (Achilles'), according to Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network. The team believes Essex is better suited at left tackle so they would move OT Max Starks to right tackle.

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Steelers | Trai Essex could move to right tackle

Tue, 29 Jun 2010 06:03:16 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Trai Essex could move to right tackle as a replacement for injured OT Willie Colon (Achilles'), according to James Walker, of ESPN.com.

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Steelers | Have options at RT if needed

Mon, 28 Jun 2010 08:05:43 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers could use OT Jonathan Scott, OT Max Starks, OL Trai Essex or OT Tony Hills at right tackle if OT Willie Colon (Achilles') has a significant injury, reports Adam Caplan, of Scout.com.

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Steelers | Three expected to compete for RG job

Mon, 10 May 2010 09:00:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OL Trai Essex, OG Ramon Foster and C Maurkice Pouncey are expected to compete for the starting right guard position during training camp, reports Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Steelers | Trai Essex works with first team Friday

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 11:19:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OL Trai Essex worked with the first-team offense at right guard during practice Friday, April 30, reports Scott Brown, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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Steelers | R. Foster could compete at ORG

Tue, 16 Mar 2010 20:27:06 -0700

Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, speculates Pittsburgh Steelers OG Ramon Foster could compete with OG Trai Essex at right guard.

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