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Miller, Dwyer, Velasco And Graham Contract Details

According to NFLPA records, the Pittsburgh Steelers turned $3,187,500 of the $5,162,000 base salary that tight end Heath Miller was scheduled to make in 2013 into a signing bonus and that created $1,593,750 in additional salary cap space as a result. As previously noted, running back Jonathan Dwyer signed a one-year, $630,000 contract and being […]

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Report: Steelers Rework Contract Of TE Heath Miller In Order To Free Up Cap Space

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Steelers have reworked the contract of tight end Heath Miller in order to free up some cap space for the three players they signed on Monday. #Stgeelers reworking Heath Miller's contract to gain salary cap room in light of 3 signings on Monday. No extra […]

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A Look At The Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Situation Post Final Roster Moves

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now made their final roster cuts and transactions so now we have a pretty good idea as to what the 2013 salary cap situation looks like with the season opener now almost one week away. According to my numbers, the Steelers are nearly $3.8 million underneath their adjusted cap number. These […]

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A Quick Look At The Contract Of New Steelers RB Felix Jones

A few of you have asked about contract of running back Felix Jones, who the Pittsburgh Steelers acquired in a trade Friday with the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for second-year linebacker Adrian Robinson so below is a quick look at it. Jones signed one-year qualifying contract with the Eagles back in May that included a […]

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Jason La Canfora Thinks Steelers Will Extend Contract Of Ryan Clark Prior To Season

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports posted posted Wednesday on Twitter that he wouldn\’t be surprised at all if the Pittsburgh Steelers extended the contract of safety Ryan Clark prior to the start of the regular season. General manager Kevin Colbert said just last week that while the team wasn\’t currently negotiating any contract extensions […]

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Steelers Will Open Up Training Camp With Over $4 Million In Salary Cap Space Available

It has been a while since we have checked in on the salary cap situation of the Pittsburgh Steelers. As of right now the NFLPA has their Rule of 51 number at $4,403,813.00, and that is not bad at all considering that they were deemed to be in salary cap hell by the “experts” back […]

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Steelers Cleared An Additional $235K In Cap Space Last Week

Last week, the Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move that involved the placing of cornerback Justin King on injured reserve and in doing so it freed up a little bit of cap space in the process. According to the NFLPA, King no longer counts in the Steelers Rule of 51 during the offseason being as […]

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Post June 1st Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Update & Rookie Draft Pick Contracts

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up all of their OTA sessions of the 2013 season they head into next week with eight of their nine 2013 draft picks under contract, as only fourth-round quarterback Landry Jones remains unsigned. This past week the Steelers signed linebacker Jarvis Jones, running back Le\’Veon Bell and defensive […]

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2013 Steelers Salary Cap: $5.5 Million In Riches To Arrive Very Soon

In a few more days the Pittsburgh Steelers second OTA session of the 2013 season will be completed and the calendar will flip over to June. With the arrival of June comes the arrival of $5.5 million in additional salary cap space for the Steelers as the March release of guard Willie Colon will finally […]

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Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Says Contract Extension Talks Are Going On Right Now

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders had an eventful off-season that included him signing an one-year restricted offer sheet with the New England Patriots. The Steelers of course matched that offer right before the deadline and now that he is under contract for the 2013 season, Sanders was asked Wednesday on 93.7 The Fan if […]

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Steelers Sign Fourth-Round Draft Pick S Shamarko Thomas On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have one of their nine 2013 draft picks under contract as it was announced on Thursday morning that fourth-round safety Shamarko Thomas has come to terms. The four year contract signed by Thomas will total out at just shy of $2.7 million and will include a signing bonus of a little […]

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Majority Of Steelers 2013 Draft Picks Likely To Remain Unsigned Until After June 1st

Thanks to the new slotting system provided in the 2011 CBA, almost 100 of the players selected last month in the 2013 NFL Draft are now under contract. The Pittsburgh Steelers, however, have yet to sign any of their nine selections, but you shouldn\’t be losing any sleep over that. Being as the Steelers will […]

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Steelers Using Qualifying Contracts & Displacement To Stretch Cap Dollars Until June

Despite being severely cap-strapped until June 2nd rolls around, the Pittsburgh Steelers have still been able to sign a few free agents over the course of the last week in the form of running back LaRod Stephens-Howling and punter Brian Moorman. So how are they able to do this with such little cap room? They […]

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Steelers P Brian Moorman Contract Details

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed veteran punter Brian Moorman to their 90 man roster on Tuesday and the details of the contract are now in. Moorman signed a one-year qualifying contract with a base salary of $940,000 and the deal included no signing bonus. Being as it was a qualifying contract, the cap charge for Moorman […]

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Steelers 2013 Rookie Pool Number Expected To Be Just Short Of $30 Million

Due to a trade on Saturday in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, their total rookie pool number increased another $2.6 million plus. With nine draft picks now to get under contract, the Steelers total rookie pool number should come in just shy of $30 million. As far as […]

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Steelers Still Unlikely To Sign RB Ahmad Bradshaw For The Time Being

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers are past the period of having to worry about their restricted free agents, they are left with just $607,427.00 in salary cap space to work with as we inch closer to the 2013 NFL draft. That doesn\’t leave much room to sign additional players, even when you factor in displacement. […]

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Steelers NT Steve McLendon Official Contract Numbers

An agent friend has passed along the contract numbers of the three-year, $7.25 million contract signed Thursday by Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon and they are a little different from my original guess. McLendon\’s base salaries for all three years are as follows: 2013 $900,000, 2014 $2,425,000 2015 $2,250,000. The salary cap charges for McLendon in […]

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Possible Breakdown Of Three Year Contract Signed By Steelers NT Steve McLendon

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported on Thursday that Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon signed a three-year deal with a max value of $7.25 million that included $1.675 million signing bonus that will pay him $5 million in the first two years of the deal. We do not know the exact breakdown of the contract […]

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Steelers Sign NT Steve McLendon To A Three Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers nipped the situation with nose tackle Steve McLendon in the bud on Thursday as Adam Schefter of ESPN reports via Twitter that McLendon signed a three-year deal with a max value of $7.25 million that included $1.675 million guaranteed and $5 million in the first two years of the deal. McLendon, a […]

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Packers Need To Offer NT Steve McLendon $2 Million Plus To Make It Tough For Steelers To Match

It was reported Wednesday evening that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon visited with the Green Bay Packers. While no offer sheet has been signed as of yet, the obvious question being asked, is how much could the Steelers afford to match. The Steelers currently have $742,760.00 in cap space at their […]

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Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Looking For A Very Good Long-Term Deal

As expected, the talk about Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who had his one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet that he signed with the New England Patriots matched on Sunday, has now shifted to whether or not a long-term deal can be worked out between now and the start of the 2013 season. Sanders agent […]

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Do The Steelers Have Enough Cap Space To Sign A Few More Players Before June?

So now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have decided to match the $2.5 million offer sheet given to restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by the New England Patriots, do they have enough cap room to sign more players moving forward? Thanks to displacement in the Rule of 51, yes, but only within reason being […]

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Emmanuel Sanders Discussion Moves Now To Whether Or Not The Steelers Can Work Out An Extension With Him

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made the decision to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet signed by restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders with the New England Patriots, the discussion will now move on to whether or not they will be able to work out a long-term extension with him between now […]

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Steelers Cap Situation After Matching Emmanuel Sanders Offer Sheet

The Pittsburgh Steelers made the decision on Sunday to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet that restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders signed with the New England Patriots and here is a look at the salary cap situation as it stands right now. Heading into Sunday, the Steelers had $1,919,760.00 in cap space […]

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CBA Rules Regarding Contract Extensions As It Relates To Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders

A few people have asked about what rules the New England Patriots must follow in regard to giving restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders an extension should the Pittsburgh Steelers not match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet that he signed. Here is what the CBA says about it restricted free agents and offer […]

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Extension For Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Not Likely To Happen Even If Offer Sheet Is Matched

Should the Pittsburgh Steelers wind up matching the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet that restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders with the New England Patriots, all the discussion will then shift to the possibility of working out a long-term extension with him before the 2013 season. Personally, I don\’t see an extension in his […]

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