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Former Cleveland Browns DL Phil Taylor visited the Pittsburgh Steelers.

By SI Wire
September 02, 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers hosted former Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Phil Taylor on a visit, reports ESPN's Field Yates. 

The Browns announced the release of Taylor on Tuesday. 

The Steelers are looking for help on their defensive line. Outside of Cameron Heyward, no one on Pittsburgh's depth chart on the defensive line recorded more than one sack last season. 

Taylor is a former first-round pick, taken No. 21 overall by Cleveland in 2011 draft. He played in only five games last season due to a knee injury. 

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In 44 career NFL games, Taylor has seven sacks, including four during his rookie season.

The Steelers will open the NFL's regular season against the New England Patriots on Sept. 10. 

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