Frank Summers saw his role with the Bills being phased out. He's been inactive since Week 12 and was released on Tuesday. Summers' release opened a roster spot for C.J. Spiller.
December 16, 2014
Steelers' preseason finale will be followed by quick cuts and opening-game prep work.
September 3, 2009
Frank "The Tank" Summers is the Steelers' 5-8, 240-pound rookie fullback who, in the words of his position coach, "has shown a great appetite for violence" as a lead blocker. This Q&A reveals Summers to be a thoughtful and hard-working young man who's overcome much in life already.
August 19, 2009
He grew up on the tough and unforgiving streets of Oakland, Calif., he goes by the nickname ‘Tank' and became sort of a cult hero for a YouTube clip showcasing him knocking the bejesus out of an unsuspecting kick returner during his formidable days at Skyline High School.
SCI publisher Jim Wexell details how this year's draft did more than fill needs, how it was an interconnected maze of targeted players who are exciting, make plays and will keep the locker room harmonious, if not hopping.
The Steelers addressed some specific needs with their first three picks of the third round and then began selecting the best available athlete. Updates will be provided throughout the day.