Archive | 2014 Salary Cap

Thursday Interview On The David Todd Show Talking 2014 Salary Cap & Steelers Versus Browns Preview

In case you missed it, I joined David Todd on his show Thursday on ESPN 970 an we talked about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 salary cap situation as it looks right now in relation to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and a possible extension. In addition, we got into a brief preview of the upcoming game Sunday […]

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Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Situation Heading Into The 2013 Season

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made their final roster moves we have a much firmer grip on what the 2014 salary cap situation will look like. As of Sunday, the Steelers have 38 players under contract for 2014 with cap chargers totaling just over $119 million. In addition, they currently have nearly $4.5 million […]

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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 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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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Has To Be Happy With New Deal That Cowboys Gave QB Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys gave quarterback Tony Romo a six-year, $108 million contract extension on Friday that included $55 million in guarantees and a $25 million signing bonus, according to several media reports, and somewhere Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is celebrating the news. So why exactly is Roethlisberger celebrating? For starters, Romo, in my opinion, […]

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Coo-Coo-Ca-Choo, Alan Robinson – Steelers Future Cap Woes Not As Bad As You Show

On Tuesday, Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote an article that spells doom and gloom for the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation, for not only this year, but the next few years as well. The narrative of Robinson \’s article revolves around the Steelers restructuring of contracts and how it prevents them from being […]

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Why The Suggestion By Ian Rapoport To Restructure The Contract Of Troy Polamalu Is A Bad Idea

Ian Rapoport of NFL.com suggested to a Twitter follower on Monday that the Pittsburgh Steelers could restructure the contract of safety Troy Polamalu in order to be able to afford former Denver Broncos defensive end/linebacker Elvis Dumervil. Restructure Troy for one RT @helloharv: @rapsheet I thought steelers were in very bad cap shape — how […]

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Math Of Khan – How The Steelers Trimmed Over $23.5 Million Off The 2013 Salary Cap

Over the course of the last several weeks Omar Khan has cleared $23,578,750 off of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap with just four contract restructures and one contract termination. Several months ago I laid out the course of action that Khan would take to clear around $20 million of cap space via four restructures. […]

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Flat Salary Cap In 2015 As Well? Art Rooney II Seems To Think So

We already know to expect a flat salary cap in 2014, but opinions seem to be mixed about what it will be in 2015 when the new television deal money starts kicking in. Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II seems to think the next few years that the salary cap will not increase very much […]

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James Harrison Contract: Pay Cut Versus Restructure

I was asked via email what a restructure would look like for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison if another year was added onto his contract this week. Harrison\’s agent, Bill Parise, said initially that his client wasn\’t open to taking a pay cut, but that they were open to doing a restructure. The two sides […]

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Breaking Down The Joe Flacco Contract As It Relates To Yearly Salary Cap Charges

The Baltimore Ravens signed quarterback Joe Flacco to a six year, $120.6 million contract on Monday and a few people have asked me how that will affect their salary cap situation moving forward. First of all, let\’s look at the reported numbers. Albert Breer of the NFL Network reported that Flacco received a $29 million […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Contract Restructures, Salary Cap, Combine & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 80 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the three contract restructures done so far on Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Lawrence Timmons. We let you know where this puts the team salary cap wise with less than two weeks to go until they need […]

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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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2014 Salary Cap Number Expected To Be $122 Million Despite New TV Deals

So you thought that the salary cap in 2014 would sky rocket thanks to the new television deals? Wrong. Baltimore Ravens team president Dick Cass said Thursday during the teams\’ end of the year press conference that not only will the cap remain flat in 2013, but 2014 as well. “By the way, the cap […]

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