Archive | 2009 Salary Cap

Justin Hartwig Contract Numbers

Below are the new contract numbers for center Justin Hartwig who was signed to a three year contract extension earlier in the week. The base yearly numbers are correct and the signing bonus numbers are from estimations according to published reports. Based on the numbers below, the 2009 cap charge for Hartwig will be in […]

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Brett Keisel Contract Numbers

Below are the new contract numbers for defensive end Brett Keisel. The base yearly numbers are correct and the signing bonus numbers are from estimations according to published reports. Based on the numbers below, the 2009 cap charge for Keisel will be in the neighborhood of $3,225,000.00. Brett Keisel 2009 2250000.00 2010 2925000.00 2011 3025000.00 […]

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Heath Miller Contract Numbers

Below are the new contract numbers for tight end Heath Miller. The base yearly numbers are correct and the signing bonus numbers are from estimations according to published reports. Based on the numbers below, the 2009 cap charge for Miller will be in the neighborhood of $3,960,000.00. This puts the Steelers 2009 salary cap total […]

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Ziggy Hood & Kraig Urbik Contract Numbers

Below are the contract numbers for 1st round pick Ziggy Hood and 3rd round pick Kraig Urbik. The base yearly numbers are correct and the signing bonus numbers are from estimations according to published reports. I have also updated the Steelers salary cap page. This includes the guesstimate on the new Heath Miller contract as […]

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Burnett, Summers and Lewis Contract Numbers

Below are the base salaries for CB Joe Burnett, RB Frank Summers and CB Keenan Lewis as released today by the NFL. Burnett reportedly received a signing bonus of $116,000 and Summers received a $115,000 signing bonus. Lewis signing bonus is rumored to be in the same neighborhood. Joe Burnett 2009 310000.00 2010 395000.00 2011 […]

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Ike Taylor Restructures Contract

The NFLPA website is showing that Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor has restructured his contract to free up some cap room. The new base salary in 2009 for Taylor is $2,640,000.00 versus the previous amount of $3,500,000.00. Taylor signed a five-year, $23.75 million contract that included a $6.4 million signing bonus and $1.25 million in performance […]

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Some Likely Post Draft Cuts

Following the upcoming NFL draft the Steelers will begin the process of signing the draft picks. As those draft picks sign, the likelihood of their salary counting against the top 51 salaried players begins. At the current time, the Steelers are right up against the cap limit of $127,000,00.00, thus some players will need to […]

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Trai Essex Contract Numbers

Tackle Trai Essex today agreed to a two-year, $1.92 million dollar contract with a $500,000 dollar signing bonus. Below is a break down of the contract and the base salary for each year. This will make the cap charge in 2009 for Essex to be $870,000.00. 2009 – $620,000.00 2010 – $800,000.00 SBon – $500,000.00

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Chris Kemoeatu Contract Numbers

Guard Chris Kemoeatu recently agreed to a five-year, $20 million dollar contract with a $4 million dollar signing bonus. Below is a break down of the contract and the base salary for each year. This will make the cap charge in 2009 for Kemoeatu to be $2,565,000.00. 2009 – $1,765,000.00 2010 – $2,369,000.00 2011 – […]

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Contract Numbers For Sean McHugh

Tight end/fullback Sean McHugh recently agreed to a three-year, $2.57 million contract with a $390,000 signing bonus. Below is a break down of the contract and the base salary for each year. This will make the cap charge in 2009 for McHugh to be $750,000.00. 2009 – $620,000.00 2010 – $700,000.00 2011 – $860,000.00 SBon […]

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Fireworks Unlikely For Steelers At Midnight

As free agency officially begins at midnight tonight, the Steelers will likely be on the sidelines watching all of the action. A salary cap report earlier in the day by Adam Schefter said the Steelers were only $7,400,000.00 under the $127,000,000.00 salary cap. My Steelers salary cap estimation has them at $9,476,280.00 under the cap […]

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Steelers Down To $7.4 million In Salary Cap Room

Adam Schefter of the NFL Network reports that the Steelers are down to $7.4 million in salary cap room after the recent tenders and roster movers. This is the fourth least in the league at this time. We will update our Steelers salary cap page with more info as it becomes available.

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NFL Expands Salary Cap To $127 million in 2009

The salary cap will be expanded to $127 million in 2009. NFL teams didn’t spend as much as they were supposed to under the collective bargaining agreement the past three years so teams were notified on Wednesday that the salary cap will increase over $4 million from $123 to $127 million for this coming year. […]

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Steelers Trying To Keep G Chris Kemoeatu

The Steelers are in talks to keep guard Chris Kemoeatu. They are negotiating with Kemoeatu, who finished his first season as the Steelers starting left guard in his fourth year in the league. Kemoeatu\’s agent, Ken Vierra, said he talked Friday with Steelers contract negotiator Omar Khan in Indianapolis during the combine and “I would […]

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Steelers Place Franchise Tag On Max Starks

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed the franchise tag on tackle Max Starks on Thursday, a move that will keep him from entering free agency and guarantee him $8.451 million in salary for the 2009 season. The Steelers will now attempt to work out a long-term deal with Starks, who started 11 games last season at […]

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Steelers Working On Contract Extension For James Harrison

The Steelers are currently negotiating a salary raise and contract extension for linebacker James Harrison, according to Harrison\’s agent, Bill Parise, with both sides having discussions as often as twice a day. “It\’s been a very open process, and it\’s going about the way you would expect,” Parise said. “So I think everything is moving […]

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2009 NFL Franchise Tag & Transition Tender Amounts

The NFL Players Association has released the 2009 NFL Franchise/Transition tender amounts. NFL teams have from February 5th – 19th, 2009 to designate a player who would otherwise be an Unrestricted Free Agent on February 27 as a Franchise or Transition Player. Players designated a Franchise or Transition Player are guaranteed a one-year contract at […]

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Early 2009 Steelers Salary Cap Numbers

Here is an early look at the Steelers 2009 salary cap situation. These numbers are not exact, but to the best of my research are close. Listed is the 2009 base salary of players under contract and the estimated 2009 cap charge. The 2009 NFL salary cap is set to be 127 million dollars per […]

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