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Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Steelers add WR Joey Galloway

By James Walker
ESPN.com

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The Pittsburgh Steelers made an interesting roster move Tuesday, signing 15-year veteran receiver Joey Galloway to a contract.

Pittsburgh showed interest in Galloway during the offseason but chose not to sign him. The Steelers made the move this week after receiver Limas Sweed was put on the reserve/non-football illness list.

Galloway is expected to provide the Steelers depth as the No. 4 receiver behind Santonio Holmes, Hines Ward and rookie Mike Wallace. Ward also has a hamstring injury this week. So it's possible Galloway could become the third receiver if Ward cannot play Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens (8-6).

The Steelers also added long-snapper Jared Retkofsky to replace the injured Greg Warren (knee).