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Steelers Restructure Contract of QB Ben Roethlisberger To Clear $6 Million In Cap Space

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers restructured the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday and the result of that now puts them under the estimated $123 million cap number. Roethlisberger is believed to have had $9 million of his $11.6 million base salary turned into a signing bonus via the restructure which would clear $6 […]

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Steelers Show Faith In LaMarr Woodley With Restructure

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to restructure the contract of linebacker LaMarr Woodley again this offseason despite his poor production in 2012. Assuming that restructure happens, it will show that the organization has confidence that Woodley will rebound in 2013. General manager Kevin Colbert was asked about Woodley during his talk with the media last […]

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Calming The Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Fears Following The Recent Contract Restructures

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not even through with their restructures this offseason and already there is concern about the damage that they are doing to 2014 and beyond by pushing forward more money. Fans go through this concern every year because most just don\’t understand the real numbers and what lies ahead. Thank God Omar […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Update: Two Restructures Down, Two To Go

Another day and another $3.08 million has been trimmed off of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap as wide receiver Antonio Brown had his contract restructured on Wednesday. When you couple that savings with the $5,343,750 million created on Tuesday by the contract restructure of linebacker Lawrence Timmons, you will see that $8,423,750 million has […]

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Steelers Restructure Contract Of Antonio Brown

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers are continuing on with their contract restructures in an effort to get cap compliant by the March 12 deadline. On Tuesday it was reported that linebacker Lawrence Timmons restructured his contract and that move cleared $,5,343,750 million in 2013 cap space. Pro Football Talk reports Wednesday via Twitter that Antonio […]

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Steelers Salary Cap Update: 2013 Cap Number Could End Up Above $123 Million

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported on Tuesday that a source with knowledge told him that the 2013 NFL salary cap number could come in at $123 million or higher. That is great news if you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan as this number has slowly been inching up over the course of the […]

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Steelers Restructure Contract Of LB Lawrence Timmons

The first offseason contract restructure for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been taken care of as Albert Breer of NFL.com reports linebacker Lawrence Timmons has had his 2013 cap hit lowered roughly $5 million. Timmons was originally set to earn a $5.375 million base salary in 2013 and also had a roster bonus due him of […]

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Steelers Start Contract Restructuring Talks With Agents

If any of the news below shocks you then I would like to welcome you back from your stay underneath a rock. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on Tuesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently working with agents to restructure the contracts of a few players in order to get themselves underneath the […]

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Report: Agent For Willie Colon Says Guard Hasn\’t Been Asked To Take Pay Cut

As the days click down to the start of the new league year date of March 12, the name of Pittsburgh Steelers guard Willie Colon will remain a talking point as he is one of a handful players that could possibly be released, restructured, or asked to take a cut in salary prior to the […]

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Kevin Colbert Says Team Still Hasn\’t Talked To James Harrison About His Future

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked Thursday about the pending situation with linebacker James Harrison while in Indianapolis at the NFL scouting combine. Colbert, according to report on NFL.com, said that they still haven\’t had any discussions with Harrison\’s agents about his future, but thinks that will happen after they get back from […]

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Steelers Salary Cap: Don\’t Forget About Displacement When Considering Restricted Tenders

There has been a lot more discussion as of late about which of the Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agents may or may not be tendered over the course of the next few weeks and most of the concern seems to revolve around the cap space needed to do that. I still stand my prediction that […]

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Steelers That Are Candidates To Have Their Contracts Extended

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert mentioned that contract extensions for a few players might be in the works as part of the process to getting the team salary cap compliant by March 12, the start of the new league year. We will now have a look at a few players that the organization may […]

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Would The Steelers Delay Restructuring Ben Roethlisberger In Order To Stick It To The Ravens?

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk has a very interesting scenario that relates to the Pittsburgh Steelers possibly wanting to wait until after March 4 to restructure the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to ensure that the Baltimore Ravens have a higher exclusive franchise tag number to carry on quarterback Joe Flacco until they get […]

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Can The Steelers Squeeze One More Season Out Of Brett Keisel?

When you look at the defensive players in the NFL that turned 34 years or older last year you see a list of 26 of them. 3 of those 26 were Pittsburgh Steelers and they of course were Casey Hampton, James Harrison and Brett Keisel. Hampton is of course an unrestricted free agent this offseason […]

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Report: Steelers LB James Harrison Not Interested In Taking A Pay Cut To Stay

According to John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to restructure his contract, but he is not interested in taking a pay cut. Harrison, who is scheduled to earn a $6.57 million base salary, and count $10.035 million against the cap next season, is under contract through the 2014 […]

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Understanding The 2013 Minimum Team Cash Spending Salary Cap Floor

I have received a few questions about the new salary cap floor, or minimum team cash spending, that kicks in 2013 so I will try to explain it to you the best that I can. I will also show you how it might impact the Pittsburgh Steelers in addition. Let\’s first see what the CBA […]

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2013 Salary Cap Situations Of All 32 Teams As Of Early February

According to NFL.com, below is the list of available salary cap space by team as of 2/8/13. Of course these numbers will move quickly, but at least you will know where each team currently sits as we inch closer towards the start of the new league year. The teams are ranked from least available to […]

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Report: Steelers Receive An Additional 2013 Salary Cap Credit Of $642,000

We have already passed on the news that the Pittsburgh Steelers will have $758,000 worth of leftover salary cap space from 2012 that they can rollover to 2013 and now Pro Football Talk reports on Wednesday that they are also due an additional cap credit in 2013 of $642,000. I am not sure where this […]

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Report: Teams Being Told 2013 Cap Number Will Be $121.1 Million

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, teams are being told that the 2013 salary cap will be $121.1 million. If indeed that report is correct, the $121.1 million number would be $200,000 more than John Clayton of ESPN reported in early January. Clayton reported at that time the number was expected to be […]

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2013 Steelers Salary Cap – Rule Of 51, Cap Number & Contract Restructure Primer

Super Bowl XLVII is now behind us and that means the 2013 NFL combine is right around the corner. After that yearly event takes place in Indianapolis the next important date on the NFL calendar is March 12, the start of the new league year and day that all teams have be salary cap compliant. […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap – Release Savings Of Every Player Currently Under Contract

Fans must be in a cutting mood as I have received several request to post how much each Pittsburgh Steelers player currently under contract would save against the 2013 salary cap if released prior to June 1st. You can see the current cap situation by following the link above and below I have listed every […]

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Four Steelers Players That Could Wind Up Being Salary Cap Casualties

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert talked to members of the media on Wednesday and he had some pretty strong words as it relates to the 2013 roster. Colbert said during that talk that the organization is not married to any one player on the roster. “If we don’t change 8-8, if we don’t change […]

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2013 NFL Restricted Free Agent Tender Amounts Announced

Albert Breer of the NFL Network tweeted out the 2013 restricted tender amounts for the upcoming offseason as we move towards the start of free agency. The numbers, as expected, only increased by the minimum 5%, as per the CBA, which shows that the 2013 salary cap won\’t rise much in 2013. 2013 Restricted Free […]

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Report: Steelers Will Be Able To Carryover $758K Of Leftover Salary Cap Space To 2013

When the new CBA went into effect in 2011 it included a provision that stated teams had the ability to carryover unused cap space from one season to the next. Last season, for example, the Pittsburgh Steelers carried over just over $500K of unused cap space from the 2011 season to 2012. John Clayton of […]

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Future Of Steelers LB James Harrison Will Be Known Within 10 Weeks

With the offseason now in full swing for the Pittsburgh Steelers the front office will now be tasked with the tough chore of getting the team salary cap compliant by the Mar. 12 deadline. That means over the course of the next two months that several contract restructures will need to be done, restricted free […]

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How The Steelers Can Clear $20 Million In 2013 Cap Space Via Four Restructures

Since my post this past week about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap situation I have received a few request from readers asking if I would better explain how Omar Khan will go about clearing over $20 million in cap space this upcoming offseason. This will likely be done by restructuring the contracts of four […]

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