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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:49:00 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive quality control coach Ben Steele will return to the coaching staff in 2015.
Fri, 10 Jan 2014 07:12:18 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Dave Kennedy as head strength and conditioning coach, Larry Marmie as senior defensive assistant, Ben Steele as offensive quality control and Matt Wiegand as assistant offensive line coach.
Sun, 26 Aug 2007 18:39:36 -0700
Brooke Bentley, of HoustonTexans.com, reports the Houston Texans have released TE Ben Steele.
Mon, 02 Apr 2007 21:49:46 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Houston Texans have re-signed free agent TE Ben Steele (Texans). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Thu, 03 Aug 2006 16:28:31 -0700
HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have placed TE Ben Steele (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.
Tue, 01 Aug 2006 20:13:07 -0700
Kristie Rieken, of the Associated Press, reports Houston Texans TE Ben Steele (leg) suffered a broken leg during practice Tuesday, Aug. 1. He is likely out for the 2006 season.
Sun, 30 Jul 2006 18:40:40 -0700
Ana Chavez, of HoustonTexans.com, reports Houston Texans TE Ben Steele (undisclosed) sat out practice Sunday, July 30.
Tue, 04 Jul 2006 06:55:31 -0700
Allen Gemaehlich, of the Daily Sentinel, reports Houston Texans TE Ben Steele is looking to land a roster spot in training camp. "I'm excited about it," Steele said. "I think it's a good fit. The Texans are an on-the-rise team. My chances are as good as ever. I knew something would happen, it was just when. I talked to some teams in the offseason and went through a change in agents." Steele is hoping a change in scenery will increase his opportunity to stick on an NFL roster. "Houston assistant head coach Mike Sherman) brought me in," Steele said of the Packers' former head coach. "He's my connection to Houston. It's good to have someone like have him on my side." Steele played for Sherman in Green Bay last season.
Tue, 11 Apr 2006 20:50:32 -0700
The Houston Texans have signed free agent TE Ben Steele (Packers) to a one-year contract with a base salary of $350,000.
Tue, 04 Oct 2005 17:20:53 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have waived TE Ben Steele.
Wed, 21 Sep 2005 13:19:57 -0700
The Green Bay Packers announced they have re-signed TE Ben Steele. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Sat, 17 Sep 2005 00:50:05 -0700
Jay Paris, of the North County Times, reports the San Diego Chargers recently worked out free agent TE Ben Steele (Packers), but he was not signed.
Tue, 06 Sep 2005 15:10:20 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have released TE Ben Steele.
Fri, 02 Sep 2005 06:45:12 -0700
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele (cramps) suffered from right calf cramps Thursday, Sept. 1, but he was able to return to the game.
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 20:32:24 -0700
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele (back, neck) participated in team drills Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Mon, 22 Aug 2005 21:22:54 -0700
Patti Arnold, of the Daily Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele (neck, back) said he's feeling much better after his first NFL injury. "I'm hanging in there," Steele said Monday, Aug. 22. "I'm an inch shorter, but I think I'm gonna live." Steele was held out of practice Monday, Aug. 22. Steele hopes to be back on the field Tuesday, Aug. 23, although he said if he is allowed to practice, he'll be limited to non-contact drills. "I think I'll be good to go Friday against New England," Steele said.
Mon, 22 Aug 2005 08:42:17 -0700
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers could be facing more problems at tight end, even if the injury to TE Ben Steele (back, neck) injury is not serious. The Packers are still without TE Bubba Franks in camp, Steele has been inconsistent and TE David Martin (groin) has been sidelined with a groin injury and also has shown signs of inconsistency, which leaves the offense without a receiving threat at the position. "We have to get David Martin right now," said offensive coordinator Tom Rossley. "We're getting a little skinny at the position. We like to use two tight ends a lot."
Sat, 20 Aug 2005 16:57:39 -0700
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele (neck, back) was forced to leave the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 20, with back and neck injuries.
Fri, 19 Aug 2005 21:23:12 -0700
Bob McGinn, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele will start at tight end against the Buffalo Bills Saturday, Aug. 20.
Sat, 30 Jul 2005 20:25:12 -0700
Jeff Fedotin, of Packers.com, reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele is seeing extra action during practice with TE Bubba Franks away in a contract dispute. Steele termed his chance as "huge" because he is getting reps he normally would not receive. He made several nice catches during practice Saturday, July 30. He is trying to hold onto a roster spot with the team.
Mon, 06 Jun 2005 16:33:08 -0700
Updating a previous report, Jeff Fedotin, of Packers.com, reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele had a much better day of practice Monday, June 6. He had three receptions, including a short a touchdown catch. As noted earlier, he had a tough week of practice last week.
Sat, 04 Jun 2005 05:52:29 -0700
Rob Demovsky, of PackersNews.com, reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele has been struggling at minicamp. His rash of dropped passes in practice the last three days could jeopardize his chances of making the roster. Steele was touted as a solid receiver who needed to work on his blocking. Steele bulked up in the offseason, adding about 15 pounds. He said he weighed in at just less than 260 pounds on Tuesday, May 31. The concern now is about Steele's ability to catch passes. "It's just one of those things where I need to get that momentum going," Steele said Friday, June 3, after another rough practice. "It's definitely not characteristic of me. I'm going to focus on that the rest of this camp. It's something I'm going to turn around."
Tue, 05 Apr 2005 10:11:31 -0700
Rob Demovsky, of PackersNews.com, reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele will compete for a roster spot for the 2005 season.
Tue, 05 Apr 2005 10:07:42 -0700
Updating previous reports, Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele's one-year deal with the team was worth $305,000.
Mon, 04 Apr 2005 15:07:34 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have announced the re-signing of free agent TE Ben Steele. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tue, 01 Mar 2005 14:59:36 -0800
The Green Bay Packers have announced they have tendered an offer to exclusive-rights free agent TE Ben Steele.
Tue, 21 Dec 2004 17:56:29 -0800
Green Bay Packers TE Ben Steele will likely serve as the No. 4 receiver in four-receiver sets.
Thu, 18 Nov 2004 17:06:43 -0800
Green Bay Packers TE David Martin (knee) missed practice Thursday, November 18, with patellar tendonitis and is unlikely play in Week 11. If he cannot go, TE Ben Steele would replace him as the team's No. 2 tight end.
Wed, 17 Nov 2004 16:50:33 -0800
If Green Bay Packers TE David Martin (knee) is unable to play in Week 11, TE Ben Steele would serve as the team's No. 2 tight end in Week 11.
Wed, 15 Sep 2004 16:41:28 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have signed TE Ben Steele from the practice squad to their active roster.
Mon, 06 Sep 2004 19:52:58 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have signed TE Ben Steele to their practice squad.
Tue, 31 Aug 2004 14:21:21 -0700
Vikings.com reports the Minnesota Vikings have released TE Ben Steele.
Sun, 25 Jan 2004 09:15:41 -0800
Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings have re-signed TE Ben Steele. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Steele was cut during training camp last summer.
Sun, 31 Aug 2003 20:50:20 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings announced the release of TE Ben Steele.
Wed, 13 Aug 2003 12:09:07 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent TE Ben Steele (Raiders). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sat, 09 Aug 2003 12:51:01 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings will bring in tight end prospects Monday, August 11, including free agent TE Ben Steele, who played for Oakland and San Francisco last season.
Wed, 07 May 2003 04:28:53 -0700
The Seattle Times reports the Seattle Seahawks have claimed TE Ben Steele off waivers from the Oakland Raiders. He had previously been on the Raiders' practice squad.
Sat, 01 Feb 2003 11:19:45 -0800
The Contra Costa Times reports the Oakland Raiders signed TE Ben Steele from the practice squad to their 2003 roster.
Wed, 08 Jan 2003 20:42:02 -0800
SportsLine.com reports the Oakland Raiders have waived TE Ben Steele from their practice squad.
Thu, 14 Nov 2002 06:35:22 -0800
The Oakland Raiders, according to the Sacramento Bee, have signed LS/TE Ben Steele (49ers) to their practice squad.
Sun, 25 Aug 2002 21:19:18 -0700
The San Francisco 49ers have announced the release of TE Ben Steele.
Tue, 12 Feb 2002 10:43:01 -0800
The San Francisco 49ers have allocated QB Billy Cockerham, LB Cornelius Anthony, TE Neil Johnson, DT Clevland Pinkney, DE Jerome Davis, TE Ben Steele, DE Shawn Hay, CB Ontei Jones, WR Scott Cloman, WR James Jordan, RB Jamal Robertson, LB Alex Lincoln, P Andrew Bayes and P Stephen Cheek to NFL Europe.
Tue, 05 Feb 2002 13:30:37 -0800
SF49ers.com reports the San Francisco 49ers have allocated S Al Blades, LB Cornelius Anthony, DE Jerome Davis, DE Shawn Hay, TE Neil Johnson, TE Ben Steele, WR James Jordan and P Stephen Cheek to NFL Europe.
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 08:15:47 -0800
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed PK Jamie Rheem, T Mark Bristol, T John Feugill, DE Jerome Davis, DE Shawn Hay, FB Jasen Isom, TE Ben Steele, TE Neil Johnson, WR James Jordan, P Andrew Bayes and S Brian Smith.
Thu, 03 Jan 2002 19:57:59 -0800
Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times the San Francisco 49ers have signed TE Ben Steele to their practice squad.
Wed, 02 Jan 2002 19:07:59 -0800
49ers.com reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed T John Feugill and TE Ben Steele to their practice squad.
Sun, 02 Sep 2001 13:48:48 -0700
49ers.com reports the team has released Tyrone Hopson, S Pierson Prioleau, T Dave Costa, WR Jimmy Farris, CB Brandon Godsey, DE Menson Holloway, WR James Jordan, PK Jamie Rheem and TE Ben Steele.
Tue, 01 May 2001 00:38:07 -0700
In addition to the previously reported PR David Allen, the team's official site reports San Francisco 49ers coach Steve Mariucci was impressed with the following undrafted free agents at mini-camp: WR Grant Heard (Mississippi), TE Ben Steele (Mesa St.), S Al Blades (Miami) and defensive DT John Schlecht (Minnesota). San Francisco has historically done a great job finding undrafted players who ultimately make an impact.
Thu, 26 Apr 2001 22:23:34 -0700
The team's official site reports the San Francisco 49ers have officially signed the following undrafted free agents to their roster: WR Hilton Alexander (Morris Brown), OT Thomas Ashworth (Colorado), DB Larry Casher (Auburn), WR Antonio Chatham (Cincinnati), OL David Costa (Wisconsin), WR Larry Davis (New Mexico), LB Shane Elam (Mississippi), WR James Faris (Montana), OL Dan Goodspeed (Kent), Shawn DE Hay (South Florida), WR Steven Jackson (Hofstra), LB Chris Nofagia (Idaho), TE Ben Steele (Mesa State), OT Milford Stephenson (Kansas State), and S JT Thatcher (Oklahoma)