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Contract Details For Steelers LB James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker James Harrison on Tuesday and we now have the financials of the deal thanks to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Harrison signed a one-year deal for the veteran minimum and included in that was a $65,000 signing bonus. The contract qualifies for the minimum salary benefit, and when you […]

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Contract Numbers For Steelers CB Cortez Allen

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed cornerback Cortez Allen to a four-year contract extension prior to the start of the 2014 regular season and the numbers have now hit the NFLPA. Allen received a $6.75 million signing bonus as part of the deal and his 2014 base salary is now $650,000 after previously being scheduled to be […]

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Contract Numbers For Steelers DE Brett Keisel

The numbers of the two-year contract extension signed a few days ago by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel are now in. Brian McIntyre reports on Twitter that the contract totals out at $3 million just like Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio reported on Wednesday. Keisel, however, only received a $500,000 signing bonus. Keisel’s base […]

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Contract Numbers For Steelers T Marcus Gilbert

The numbers of the five-year contract extension signed earlier this week by Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert are now in. The National Football Post reports that the six-year contract totals out at $30.815 million and included a $7.65 million signing bonus. Gilbert’s non-guaranteed base salaries for years 2014-2019 are scheduled to be $650,000, $1.9 million, […]

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Report: Brett Keisel Contract Two-Years, $3 Million

It will be a few days before the contract signed Wednesday by Pittsburgh Steelers veteran defensive end Brett Keisel shows up in the NFLPA records, but early numbers being reported by Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio are believable. According to Prisuta, Keisel signed a two-year, $3 million contract. What we don’t know is the signing […]

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New Contract Numbers For Steelers K Shaun Suisham

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed kicker Shaun Suisham to contract extension several days ago and now we have the details of that deal. According to Joel Corry, Suisham will reportedly earn base salaries of $855k, $2.595M, $2.4M, $2.4M and $2.4M from 2014-2018 and he apparently was given a $2.85 million signing bonus. Because of the left […]

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Steelers Sign Fifth-Round Draft Pick, CB Shaquille Richardson

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have five of their nine draft picks under contract before June 1. On Thursday, cornerback Shaquille Richardson, the Steelers first of two fifth-round picks, signed a four-year contract. Richardson, an Arizona product, should get roughly $2.41 million over four-years and that includes a signing bonus somewhere in the neighborhood of $190,000. […]

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Steelers Sign Draft Picks, Wesley Johnson, Jordan Zumwalt

There was a ton of good news on Tuesday during the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA practice of the 2014 season and even more good news has now surfaced this evening as two more draft picks have now come to terms. According to Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest, linebacker Jordan Zumwalt and offensive lineman Wesley Johnson […]

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Bears CB Kyle Fuller Is First 2014 First-Round Draft Pick To Sign Contract

On Wednesday, the Chicago Bears became the first team to sign a 2014 first-round draft pick as cornerback Kyle Fuller was inked to a four-year, $9.687 deal, according to Joel Corry of CBS Sports. Fuller, a Virginia Tech product, will have $1.761 million salary cap number in 2014, according to Corry and being as he […]

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Steelers 2014 Draft: Rookie Contract Estimates

The 2014 NFL Draft is now behind us and there are now nine new Pittsburgh Steelers players that will be signing contracts between now and the start of training camp. Below is a look at what the contract total values and 2014 charges will be for the 2014 class, according to estimates done by Over […]

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Contract For New Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Should Total Out At Around $9.5 Million

It will be a while until new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier signs his first NFL contract, but thanks to the new CBA slotting system and current rookie pool estimates, we have a pretty good idea what that deal will look like. Shazier’s deal will be four years and according to Over The Cap, it […]

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Steelers Have $311,934 In Salary Cap Space After Signing P Adam Podlesh

Judging by the latest NFLPA update, the contract signed on Wednesday by punter Adam Podlesh was a one year, qualifying contract that comes with a reduced cap charge of $570,000. It does not appear as though Podlesh was given a signing bonus due to the cap number only displacing $75,000. Now that the NFLPA has […]

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New Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Did Indeed Sign A One-Year Qualifying Contract

The NFLPA has now updated their figures and as expected, the contract signed this week by new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey was a one-year qualifying deal. Heyward-Bey is scheduled to earn a base salary of $730,000 in 2014 and also received a $65,000 signing bonus. His reduced cap charge in 2014 will be […]

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Steelers Left With Just Under $32,000 In Available Salary Cap Space After McCain Signing

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert has managed to use every bit of available salary cap space this offseason. Following the Tuesday signing of free agent cornerback Brice McCain, the team should now have just under $32,000 in available cap room, according to the NFLPA. McCain signed a one-year qualifying contract on Tuesday and while […]

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Steelers Have Enough Cap Space To Sign RB LeGarrette Blount

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert and Director of Football Administration Omar Khan are inching ever so close to their salary cap limit. If they are indeed intent on adding an experienced running back between now and June 2nd, they will have to create more cap room via a contract restructure or extension depending on […]

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Steelers Have Just Over $1 Million In Salary Cap Space Following Signing Of WR Lance Moore

Now that the contract numbers for new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore are in, we should have a real good idea as to how much salary cap space the team currently has with 68 players under contract. Following the contracts being signed by Moore, Arthur Moats and Michael Palmer, the Steelers should be roughly […]

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Steelers TE Michael Palmer Contract Update

I have an update on the one-year contract signed last week by Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Michael Palmer. According to NFLPA records, Palmer did indeed sign for the veteran minimum, but he didn’t receive a signing bonus. His contract, however, is still a qualifying contract and he will only count $570,000 against the salary cap. […]

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Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Space Update Pending Lance Moore Contract Numbers

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed tight end Michael Palmer and added former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats to the roster on Monday, the team of course has used a little more of their available salary cap space. Prior to re-signing Palmer, the team had $2,174,434.00 in available cap space per the NFLPA. If […]

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Steelers Still Have Plenty Of Salary Cap Space To Sign Free Agent DE Alex Carrington

A few of you have asked if the Pittsburgh Steelers still have enough salary cap space to sign Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent defensive end Alex Carrington and the short answer to that question is, yes, as long as his asking price is not through the roof. After the Steelers re-signed veteran offensive lineman Guy […]

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Steelers $2,174,434 Under The Salary Cap After Guy Whimper Re-signing

On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed veteran offensive lineman Guy Whimper to a one-year contract and the financials of the deal are now in. According to NFLPA records, Whimper signed a one-year veteran minimum contract based on his accrued years and received a $65,000 signing bonus. As a result, he will have a reduced cap […]

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Free Agent RB James Starks Is A Prime Candidate For A Qualifying Contract

Unless the Pittsburgh Steelers create more space via a restructure or extensions between now and June 2nd, they’ll have to carefully watch their free agent expenditures until $8 million in cap space opens up once the release of linebacker LaMarr Woodley hits the books. With Green Bay Packers unrestricted free agent running back James Starks […]

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Steelers Gave C/G Cody Wallace A Three-Year Contract Worth $3.48 Million

The contract numbers for Pittsburgh Steelers backup center Cody Wallace are now in and Joel Corry of the National Football Post has passed them along. According to NFLPA records, Wallace signed a three-year contract worth $3.48 million. That deal includes base salaries of $730,000, $1.1 million and $1.2 million, and the signing bonus was $450,000. […]

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NFL Qualifying Contracts Explained

A few of you have asked me to explain what a qualifying contract is, so here is a quick post on it along with the language from the CBA. A qualifying contract is a one-year deal that can be given to a player that has four or more accrued seasons in the league. That player […]

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Steelers Gave New DL Cam Thomas A Two-Year, $4 Million Contract

The contract numbers are in for new Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cam Thomas and the former fifth-round draft pick was given a two-year deal worth $4 million, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today Sports. Specifically, Thomas will have base salaries of $1 million in 2014 and $2 million in 2015 and he was given […]

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Steelers $5.25 Million Under The Salary Cap Heading Into Friday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly entertaining unrestricted free agents Alex Carrington and Cam Thomas on Friday and they should have enough cap space to sign both should they be so inclined. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, the Steelers are currently $5.25 million under the $133 million salary cap after their early free agent activity […]

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Steelers Enter Day Three Of Free Agency Roughly $5 Million Under The Salary Cap

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent Wednesday tending to their own house as three of their own unrestricted free agents were officially re-signed. Even though we don’t have the official numbers of the contracts signed by long snapper Greg Warren, safety Will Allen and center/guard Cody Wallace, we do have a pretty good idea where the team […]

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