PITTSBURGH (AP) -The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed running back Verron Haynes to a one-year contract on Monday.
Haynes, a fifth-round draft pick in 2002, played seven games in 2006 before hurting his knee against Oakland on Oct. 29 and being cut in March. Haynes rushed for 738 yards and three touchdowns on 174 carries in 60 games for the Steelers.
Haynes has been rehabilitating his injured knee at the Steelers practice facility this year. He is expected to compete for a job as the team's third-down back with veterans Najeh Davenport and Kevan Barlow, a former Pitt running back who was cut by the New York Jets in February.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Chiefs vs. Steelers Pick The Steelers host the Chiefs at 8:30PM ET on Sunday night in a game that should fall under the total for bettors.
Thumbnail Rams vs. Cardinals Pick NFC West rivals clash in Arizona on Sunday in what should be a relatively low-scoring game between the Rams and Cardinals at 4:25PM ET.
Thumbnail Cowboys vs. 49ers Pick Can another big injury keep the Dallas Cowboysfrom being able to compete on offense with the San Francisco 49ers...
Thumbnail Broncos vs. Buccaneers Pick Will the Denver Broncos put on another offensive showcase this Sunday when they face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 4:05PM...
Thumbnail Saints vs. Chargers Pick The Saints own the worst defense in the league but will the under still hit in San Diego when they visit the Chargers at 4:25PM ET on Sunday?
More inNFL Articles  
Advertisement

NFL Team Pages