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Draft Scout L.J. Fort News
09/07/15 - LB L.J. Fort was waived by the Steelers Saturday (Sept. 5) in the cutdown to 53 players and signed to the practice squad Sunday.
08/19/15 - LB L.J. Fort was claimed on waivers by the Steelers from the Patriots Wednesday (Aug. 19). Fort signed with the Browns as an undrafted rookie out of Northern Iowa in 2012 and played in 16 games, recording 20 tackles, a sack and an interception. Since then, he has bounced to the Cincinnati Bengals, Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos without playing in a game.
08/18/15 - LB L.J. Fort was waived by the Patriots Tuesday (Aug. 18).
08/04/15 - LB L.J. Fort was signed by the Patriots Tuesday (Aug. 4). Fort, 25, has spent time in the NFL with Cleveland (2012), Denver (2013-14), Seattle (2014) and Cincinnati (2014-15). The 6-foot, 230-pounder, originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Cleveland out of Northern Iowa on May 3, 2012. He made the Cleveland 53-man roster as a rookie and played in all 16 games with one start, finishing with 13 tackles, one interception, one sack, three passes defensed and seven special teams tackles. Fort was released by Cleveland at the end of training camp in 2013 before being signed to the Denver practice squad in December of 2013. Fort was released by Denver following training camp in 2014 and was signed by Seattle to the practice squad on Oct. 21. He was signed to the Seattle 53-man roster from the practice on Oct. 29 and saw action in one game before being released and signed back to the practice squad. Fort was released from Seattle's practice squad on Nov. 11, and was signed to the Cincinnati practice squad on Nov. 26. He was released by Cincinnati on April 29, 2015.
04/29/15 - LB L.J. Fort was waived by the Bengals Wednesday (April 29). Fort, out of Northern Iowa, was on Cincinnati's practice squad for the last five games of 2014 and was signed in January to the offseason roster.
Fort played in one game for the Seattle Seahawks in 2014 and appeared in all 16 games with the Cleveland Browns in 2012. He had 20 tackles, one sack and one interception while with the Browns.