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Guy Whimper Signing Insulates The Steelers From Need Along The Offensive Line

Even if the Guy Whimper signing ultimately ends up as just a placeholder, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to bring back ‘Abdullah the Butcher’ is a shrewd one that insulates them from need along the offensive line. He was greatly maligned when he was first brought here last offseason, but he proved that he was worth […]

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James Starks Re-Signing With Green Bay Puts The Steelers In A Bind

The Green Bay Packers seem to have seen fit to undercut the Pittsburgh Steelers late last night, agreeing to terms on a new two-year contract with their own free agent running back, James Starks. Starks, of course, was set to visit Pittsburgh today, with a fair likelihood of working out a deal, but that visit […]

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Jerricho Cotchery’s Visit With The Panthers Started With A Monday Night Dinner

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery arrived in Charlotte Monday evening for his visit with the Carolina Panthers and they wasted no time in welcoming him. According to Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer, Cotchery’s evening started with him having dinner with Panthers head coach Ron Rivera and offensive coordinator Mike Shula. […]

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Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington Left Monday Visit With Raiders Unsigned

Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent defensive end Alex Carrington met with the Oakland Raiders Monday, but left town unsigned, according to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. This is great news for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are believed to have serious interest in Carrington after having him in for visit this past Friday. According […]

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LB James Harrison Says “Everbody Knows” He Wants To Play For The Steelers In 2014

On the Monday edition of “NFL Total Access“, veteran linebacker James Harrison, who was recently released by the Cincinnati Bengals after just one season, hinted that he’d like to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2014. When host Dan Hellie asked where Harrison wants to play this season during the interview, Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, […]

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Report: Packers Expected To Re-sign Free Agent RB James Starks

The Pittsburgh Steelers were reportedly scheduled to bring in Packers free agent running back James Starks in for a visit this week, but it appears as though that’s not going to happen now. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Packers are now expected to sign Starks to a two-year deal. The Steelers had interest […]

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Report: New Raiders WR James Jones Considered Steelers

On Monday, former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones signed a three-year, $11.3 million contract with the Oakland Raiders, but apparently the Pittsburgh Steelers had interest in him. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Jones considered the Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks, but ultimately decided on signing with the Raiders, because, […]

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Report: Two Other Teams Plus Packers Interested In Free Agent RB James Starks

Green Bay Packers unrestricted free agent running back James Starks is expected to visit the Pittsburgh Steelers this week, but he might have a few other teams interested in talking to him before he signs a deal. According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, two teams in addition to the Steelers are interested […]

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Jerricho Cotchery Will Be A Winner In The Game Of Free Agency Supply And Demand

The chances of the Pittsburgh Steelers retaining the services of unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery diminished a little more on Monday when the Oakland Raiders signed former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones to a three-year contract. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Jones three-year deal totals out at $11.3 million and […]

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Report: Steelers Still Expected To Re-sign C/G Fernando Velasco Later In The Summer

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already re-signed unrestricted free agent offensive linemen Cody Wallace and Guy Whimper since the start of the new league year and despite those moves, one beat writer still expects another will be re-signed before the start of training camp. According to Monday report by Jim Wexell of Steel City Insiders, the […]

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Report: Jets Don’t Expect To Sign Steelers Free Agent S Ryan Clark

Earlier in the day, it was reported that the New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens both have interest in Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Ryan Clark. Now, Dianna Marie Russini of NBC News 4 in Washington, D.C is reporting on Twitter that sources tell her that the Jets do not expect to sign him. […]

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One Less Option For The Panthers As The Raiders Have Signed Free Agent WR James Jones

If you were hoping the Carolina Panthers might look at signing Green Bay Packers free agent wide receiver James Jones in lieu of Pittsburgh Steelers free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, your hopes have been dashed. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Oakland Raiders have now come to terms with Jones on a three-year […]

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Report: Ravens, Jets Have Interest In Steelers Free Agent S Ryan Clark

Could Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Ryan Clark really wind up with the Baltimore Ravens in 2014? According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today Sports, it’s a possibility. Pelissero reported Monday on Twitter that he recently talked to Clark and the veteran safety told him that not only are the Ravens interested in him, […]

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Panthers Beat Writer Thinks Teams’ Interest In Steelers Free Agent WR Jerricho Cotchery Is Legit

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is expected to meet with the Carolina Panthers either Monday night or Tuesday and Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer said Monday in an interview on Trib Live Radio that the team’s interest in the 31-year-old receiver is legit. This news is not overly surprising being […]

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Report: Vikings Also Have Some Level Of Interest In Steelers Free Agent S Ryan Clark

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted safety Ryan Clark has yet to find a new home for the 2014 season, but at least his phone is ringing and that’s always a good sign for a player this early on in free agency. After reportedly already drawing some level of interest from the Washington Redskins and Carolina Panthers, Mike […]

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Steelers Have Been Both Proactive And Reactionary So Far During Free Agency

With the second week of free agency now about to begin, many of you have posted that the Pittsburgh Steelers have seemed to be more reactionary than proactive so far this offseason. While that seems to be true over the course of this past weekend, let us not forget that they really have been proactive […]

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13 Steelers Free Agents Remain Unsigned Entering Second Week Of The New League Year

Today marks the beginning of the second week of free agency for 2014 league year and as of right now, the Pittsburgh Steelers currently have 13 of their own free agents that remain unsigned. Below is a quick recap of the current status of those players. Jerricho Cotchery – Cotchery has a visit scheduled on […]

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Steelers Will Take A Look At Saints WR Lance Moore On Tuesday

Following reports earlier in the day that Pittsburgh Steelers free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is headed to the wideout-depleted Carolina Panthers tomorrow for a visit, it has now been reported by Jason La Canfora that the Steelers are bringing in former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore on Tuesday. Moore, released by the […]

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Report: Bills Free Agent DE Alex Carrington To Visit Raiders, Rams Next Week

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Buffalo Bills unrestricted free agent defensive end Alex Carrington has visits set up with Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams next week.. Carrington visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday and according to Rapoport, the meeting went well even though the Arkansas State product left unsigned. The two sides […]

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Fox Sports 1 Reporter Thinks Cardinals Might Have Interest Again In Former Steelers LB Larry Foote

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote has been out of sight and out of mind being as he has been on a Steelers-themed cruise following his release, but now that’s he back home, speculation is mounting that he could start making some visits starting next week. Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports 1 has taken the […]

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Report: Steelers Free Agent WR Jerricho Cotchery To Visit Panthers Monday

According to Darin Gantt of Pro Football Talk, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery will visit the Carolina Panthers Monday. The Panthers just recently released wide receiver Steve Smith and they have lost wide receivers Brandon LaFell, Ted Ginn and Domenik Hixon already in free agency. The Steelers lost wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, but his […]

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Former Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Expected To Sign With The Broncos

In what is perhaps the least surprising news this free agency period related to the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will sign with another team other than the Steelers, according to Adam Schefter. That team is the Denver Broncos, who lost Eric Decker to the New York Jets earlier in the past week. While […]

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Report: Packers Free Agent RB James Starks To Visit With Steelers Monday

According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Green Bay Packers unrestricted free agent running back James Starks has a visit scheduled with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday. Being as the Steelers currently need a backup to starting running back Le’Veon Bell, the news that Starks is being brought in for a visit isn’t overly […]

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Looks Like The Panthers Chose Roman Harper Over Ryan Clark

On Friday, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reported that the Carolina Panthers had talked to Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Ryan Clark. Now that it’s being reported that the Panthers have signed former New Orleans Saints safety Roman Harper to a two-year, $4.5 million contract, it appears as though Clark is one step […]

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By Re-signing Julian Edelman, The Patriots Look Like They’re Over Emmanuel Sanders

The New England Patriots are definitely not taking off the first Saturday of the free agent signing period as just hours after it was announced they had signed former Seattle Seahawks defensive back Brandon Browner, it’s not being reported they have re-signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Julian Edelman. While it appears as though the […]

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Doubtful Steelers Are Waiting For Sanders Feet To Drop Before Re-signing Cotchery

In his latest update on the tour across the Unite States of unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, Scott Brown of ESPN.com reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers are still open to re-signing their former third-round draft pick on their terms. If true, then one could easily speculate that being the reason as to why […]

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