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Mel Kiper Jr. Has Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert Going To The Steelers In Newest Mock Draft

ESPN draftnik Mel Kiper Jr. has now released his third mock of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and after previously tabbing Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III as the Pittsburgh Steelers selection at 15th overall in his first two, he has now changed it to Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert this time […]

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What Does The Cody Wallace Signing Mean For Fernando Velasco?

After making their big free agency splash on day one by signing safety Mike Mitchell, the Pittsburgh Steelers got back to business as usual yesterday by signing some of their more unheralded reserve players to modest contracts. Among those was interior offensive lineman Cody Wallace, of whom I and most others had many questions when […]

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How Will The Losses In Free Agency Alter The Steelers’ Offseason Strategy?

The Pittsburgh Steelers uncharacteristically dipped into the free agent pool early to bring in an outside free agent, signing former Carolina Panthers free safety Mike Mitchell to a five-year contract on Tuesday. Yesterday was a different story. As per their norm, they worked toward rebuilding their roster by re-signing a trio of their own free […]

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Will Mike Mitchell Be The Only Big Splash The Steelers Make In The Free Agent Pool?

After starting the 2014 league year off with a bang by signing Carolina Panthers unrestricted free agent safety Mike Mitchell to a five-year, $25 million contract on Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers spent Wednesday re-signing a few of their own restricted free agents. Now that day three of the signing period is here, you have to […]

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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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Now That WR Eric Decker Is Off The Market, Will Emmanuel Sanders Be Next?

The New York Jets announced late Wednesday night that they have come to terms with Denver Broncos unrestricted free agent wide receiver Eric Decker, so you have to think that puts Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders one step closer to finding a new home for 2014. The Jets were rumored to […]

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Why The Steelers Can’t And Won’t Trade For Saints RB Darren Sproles

According to a Tuesday report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, the New Orleans Saints now plan on trying to trade running back Darren Sproles instead of releasing him, because of “heavy interest” in him. After that report circulated heavily, I received two emails from listeners of the podcast who both asked about the possibility of […]

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Steelers Did Not Overpay S Mike Mitchell Like Many Suggest

Immediately after it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers had signed former Carolina Panthers safety Mike Mitchell to a five-year, $25 million contract on Tuesday, it wasn’t hard to notice that several people on Twitter thought he was overpaid. Now, after seeing the breakdown of the contract, I can tell you the Steelers got a […]

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A Look At The Impact Of The Mike Mitchell Signing On Shamarko Thomas

The signing of a starting-caliber free safety in free agency is not terribly surprising for the Pittsburgh Steelers, with Ryan Clark widely anticipated to find his time with the organization over. It immediately reshapes the Steelers’ draft board, with Troy Polamalu still under contract for three more seasons and the newly acquired Mike Mitchell locked […]

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Looking At The Reasoning Behind The Mike Mitchell Signing

When it became apparent that the Pittsburgh Steelers would likely have enough cap space in 2014 to afford at least a mid-level starter in free agency, speculation quickly turned to what the team could do to acquire secondary help. Attention mostly turned to the cornerback position, however, and the reports seemed to favor it as […]

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Addition Of Mike Mitchell Now Means Steelers Can Bypass Safety Position In Draft

On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers dove head-first into the free agency pool to start off the new league year and they emerged from the waters with Carolina Panthers unrestricted free safety Mike Mitchell. Mitchell, who signed a five-year deal worth $25 million, will presumably tale over the free safety spot that Ryan Clark played for […]

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Mike Mitchell’s Position Flexibility, Outspokenness Makes Him A Perfect Fit For Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Carolina Panthers unrestricted free agent safety Mike Mitchell to a five-year, $25 million contract on the first day of free agency Tuesday and while his addition likely surprised a few people, he appears to be the perfect candidate to replace the outgoing Ryan Clark. Over the course of the last several […]

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Report: Steelers Free Agent DL Al Woods To Visit With The Titans On Wednesday

The very first report of interest in one of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ own free agents from outside the organization has just surfaced courtesy of Jim Wyatt, who originally reported the Steelers’ interest in Alterraun Verner. According to Wyatt, defensive end Al Woods is scheduled to visit with the Tennessee Titans on Wednesday. The Steelers are […]

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Recapping The First Day Of Free Agency

The opening day of free agency was certainly a busy one all around the league, and this year, the Pittsburgh Steelers even got involved, signing an outside free agent to a high-value contract for the first time, unless I’m mistaken, in Mike Tomlin’s tenure. The Steelers began the day by officially releasing outside linebacker LaMarr […]

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Free Agent Cornerback Alterraun Verner Off The Market, Signs With Tampa Bay

Many Pittsburgh Steelers fans have experienced a higher level of excitement around the free agency period than at any other point in the Mike Tomlin era, given the fact that the team actually had some cap space to spend this season. To top it off, they even signed another team’s free agent on the first […]

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New Steelers FS Mike Mitchell’s Contract Is $25M Over Five Years

It is a rare occurrence that the Pittsburgh Steelers are active in free agency when it comes to the free agents of other teams, but evidently this year was an exception. As announced on his Twitter page, Mike Mitchell has signed with the Steelers. Adam Schefter now reports that Mitchell’s contract is worth $25 million […]

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Steelers Make A Move, Sign Panthers FS Mike Mitchell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed an outside free agent on the opening day of free agency, and wouldn’t you know, it’s a safety. Former Carolina Panthers safety Mike Mitchell has been signed by the Steelers, as he announced on his Twitter page, though contract details have yet to be confirmed. Pittsburgh!!!!!! First I have to […]

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Former Steelers Safety Ryan Mundy Lands With Chicago Bears

The safety position continues to be in high demand, with many having already switched teams and other high-profile ones scheduling visits. The top safety, Jairus Byrd, is scheduled to visit with the New Orleans Saints, and if signed, would make a hell of a pair with last year’s first-rounder, Kenny Vaccarro. Somewhat under the radar, […]

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Report: Steelers Interested In Dolphins S Chris Clemons

It’s no surprise that the Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t signed anybody as of yet in the opening hours of free agency, but the sheer lack of information of any kind, outside of the release of LaMarr Woodley, is somewhat surprising. I find it somewhat amusing that the Steelers on their website instead choose to celebrate the […]

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DT Paul Soliai Signs With The Atlanta Falcons

Former Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Paul Soliai has quickly gone off the market, signing a five-year, $33 million contract to join the Atlanta Falcons. The contract includes $14.5 million guaranteed and $11 million in total value in the first year of the contract, averaging out to just under $7 million per season. The Falcons also […]

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Ravens Work Out Long-Term Deal With Left Tackle Eugene Monroe

After much consternation just a few days ago, the Baltimore Ravens have now completed arguably their top priority this free agency period: working out a long-term contract with left tackle Eugene Monroe. The deal that Monroe agreed to is reportedly worth $37.5 million over five years, per sources, though guaranteed money is not yet known. […]

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Steelers Officially Part Ways With Linebacker LaMarr Woodley

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced at 4 PM that they have released veteran outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley. The move was widely reported yesterday by various sources, but had to come today due to the fact that they released him with a post-June 1 designation, which can only take place once the new league year begins. […]

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Former Ravens Defensive Lineman Arthur Jones Signs With The Colts

Among the first moves made within the first minute of free agency was the Indianapolis Colts agreeing to terms with defensive end Arthur Jones, coming at the expense of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ division rival, the Baltimore Ravens. Jones reportedly has come to terms on a five-year contract expected to average about $6 million per season. […]

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Free Agency Is Now Officially Under Way

Let the games begin. The new league year is now officially under way as the 4 PM bell sounds, which also means that the free agency period is officially open. No doubt several free agents are preparing to sign contracts as you read this, even though teams are not allowed to schedule meetings with players […]

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Mike Tomlin, Kevin Colbert At Michigan State Pro Day Scouting Darqueze Dennard

While the league currently sits and waits for the 4 PM dinner bell that is the opening of the free agency period, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert are reportedly up north, attending the Michigan State pro day. Translation: Tomlin and Colbert are taking a good, hard look at likely […]

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Report: Browns Expected To Replace S T.J. Ward By Signing Donte Whitner

Amid reports surfacing that the Cleveland Browns have “significant” interest in trading with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Darrelle Revis, the Browns are not staying stationary at the safety position, either. According to Mary Kay Cabot, the Browns intend to sign former San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner as soon as the 4 PM opening […]

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