Ross Ventrone DB PIT Aug 31 '13

Steelers waived or released S Ross Ventrone, LB Brian Rolle, TE Jamie McCoy, CB Josh Victorian, DE Brian Arnfelt and LB Alan Baxter.

Most famous for yo-yoing on and off the Patriots' 53-man roster, Ventrone will look for special teams work.

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Jan 02 '13

Steelers signed S Ross Ventrone, OT Joe Long, OG Justin Cheadle, WR Derek Moye, WR Bert Reed and CB Isaiah Green to reserve/future contracts.

Most famous for being yo-yoed off and on the Patriots' 53-man roster in 2011, Ventrone didn't appear in a game this season. He's unlikely to do so in 2013.

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Sep 01 '12

Patriots waived S Ross Ventrone with an injury settlement.

It clears the way for Ventrone to begin the year on the practice squad. Ventrone was waived and re-signed an astonishing five times in 2011.

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Jul 21 '12

Patriots DB Ross Ventrone is expected to open the year on the practice squad for the third straight season.

Ventrone is famous for being released and re-signed by the Patriots several times last year, and was moved off the active roster for the regular-season finale, likely in order to maintain his practice squad eligibility. Undersized for an NFL safety, Ventrone's value is entirely dependent on his ability to contribute on special teams.

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Feb 07 '12

Patriots signed S Ross Ventrone, WR Britt Davis, OT Matt Kopa, DE Aaron Lavarias, LB Markell Carter, and LB Mike Rivera to reserve/futures contracts.

The Pat essentially re-signed their practice squad with an invitation to offseason workouts and training camp. Ventrone was the ultimate roster yo-yo in 2011 while Carter's contract was doubled to keep him away from a poacher in December.

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Dec 26 '11

Patriots waived S Ross Ventrone.

Absurdly, this is the sixth time Ventrone has been waived since August. He's made two tackles in eight games between all the comings and goings. Perhaps one day the waiver wire will be renamed the "Ventrone wire."

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Dec 17 '11

Patriots promoted S Ross Ventrone from the practice squad.

Another week, another promotion for Ventrone, who has tallied one tackle in six games while being shuttled back and forth between the active roster and practice squad. He's a good bet to be waived next week.

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Nov 23 '11

Patriots waived S Ross Ventrone.

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Nov 21 '11

Patriots promoted S Ross Ventrone and waived OL Donald Thomas.

Thomas wound up appearing in four games for the Pats, starting none. Ventrone figures to be active for Monday Night Football to play on special teams.

Ross Ventrone DB PIT Nov 15 '11

Patriots waived S Ross Ventrone.

Ventrone has seen time on special teams in five games while being released a handful of times by the Pats since August. He could be back again next Monday.