Jeremy Bloom Out During Steelers First Cuts

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Former World Cup skiing star and two-time olympian Jeremy Bloom is among three players axed in the Pittsburgh Steelers' first preseason roster cutdown.

Bloom was a fifth-round pick by Philadelphia in 2006 and was trying to make the Steelers as a kick returner but he couldn't win the job. He was cut Monday.

The former Colorado wide receiver and three-time World Champion skier made the 2002 and 2006 Olympic ski teams and won a record six
consecutive World Cup races in 2005.

Bloom is a native of Loveland (Colorado).

(Copyright 2008 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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