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Legursky, Harris among cuts for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Doug Legursky's return to the Pittsburgh Steelers didn't last long.

The team cut the veteran offensive lineman on Saturday, less than two weeks after they signed him as a potential replacement for injured All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey. Legursky started 17 games for the Steelers during his first stint in Pittsburgh from 2009-12, including the 2011 Super Bowl against Green Bay when Pouncey was hurt.

Pittsburgh also released running back Josh Harris, who was vying for a backup spot behind Le'Veon Bell and DeAngelo Williams.

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The Steelers cut cornerback Gerod Holliman, a seventh-round pick, while keeping wide receiver Tyler Murphy, a converted quarterback.

Pittsburgh opens the season on Thursday at New England.

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