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Steelers’ Punter Search Won’t Include Pat McAfee

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly figure to be in the market for a new punter this offseason, given that all three punters that spent even a second on the roster last year are either not on the team or will be a free agent on Tuesday. But that search will not include Pat McAfee, who re-signed […]

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Report: Salary Cap Could Swell To $160 In 2016

Whenever I write about Pro Football Talk, you can probably bet that it has something to do with the salary cap. In this case, that would be a safe bet. Earlier this offseason, the football website quoted a source as saying that he anticipated the 2014 cap to be significantly higher than the originally projected […]

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Steelers Restructure Antonio Brown’s Contract

There is some news on the salary cap front this evening, as Adam Schefter is reporting that the Pittsburgh Steelers have restructured the contract of wide receiver Antonio Brown. This is certainly not surprising news—in fact, we have written for a while now that it was expected, if not inevitable. What it does do is […]

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Silas Redd Spoke To Steelers RB Coach At The Combine

As many of you may be aware, Dave Bryan is on a much-deserved vacation, but he can’t help himself from staying tuned in. As it turns out, he spoke to former Penn State and USC running back Silas Redd at the airport. Redd was returning from a trip to see Dr. James Andrews. Redd suffered […]

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Brett Keisel Has Not Heard From The Steelers

This can’t be much of a surprise, but according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Alan Robinson, defensive end Brett Keisel has not heard from the Pittsburgh Steelers as of yet regarding his future with the team, his agent has said. As agents do, Eric Metz talked his client up some, saying that Keisel is “productive, healthy, and […]

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Titans S Bernard Pollard Says Mike Munchak Didn’t Provide Right Mindset As Head Coach

On Tuesday, the Tennessee Titans re-signed safety Bernard Pollard to a two-year contract and according to Jim Wyatt of The Tennesseean, he proceeded to take somewhat of a shot at new Steelers offensive line coach and former Titans head coach Mike Munchak in regard to the mindset the team had in 2013. Pollard felt a […]

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Steelers Release LB Larry Foote, T Levi Brown And CB Curtis Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers made more news on Wednesday as it is now being reported that linebacker Larry Foote, tackle Levi Brown and cornerback Curtis Brown have all been released. Foote only played in the season opener last season as a torn biceps suffered against the Tennessee Titans sidelined him for the rest of the season. […]

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Steelers Give S Troy Polamalu A Two-Year Contract Extension

In addition to signing Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller to a two-year extension on Wednesday, the team also extended safety Troy Polamalu by two years as well. Now that we know the parameters of the recent extension give to Miller that cleared $3,333,334 of cap space for 2014, it’s not too hard to speculate […]

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Report: Steelers Gave TE Heath Miller A Two-Year Extension

It was reported earlier in the week that the Pittsburgh Steelers altered the contract of tight end Heath Miller and now we know the details. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Miller, as expected, had his contract extended by two years and that extension lowered his 2014 base salary down to $1.02 million. […]

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Report: Steelers Will Not Be Releasing S Troy Polamalu

In less than one week from today, the Pittsburgh Steelers will need to be under the $133 million cap number for 2014 and thus a few extensions, restructures and terminations will take place during the next several days. According to a Tuesday report on Twitter by Adam Schefter of ESPN, safety Troy Polamalu will not […]

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Steelers Re-sign S Will Allen

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed another one of their soon-to-be unrestricted free agents as safety Will Allen has come to terms. Details of the deal are not yet known, but it most likely was a one-year contract for the veteran minimum and likely comes with a lower cap charge […]

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Steelers Assistant Joey Porter On Hand To Watch Pro Day Of Buffalo LB Khalil Mack

The University of Buffalo held their Pro Day Tuesday indoors at the Buffalo Bills practice facility and the Pittsburgh Steelers had representatives on hand to observe top-rated outside linebacker Khalil Mack go through the paces. New Steelers defense assistant and former linebacker Joey Porter was present for the action on Tuesday along with pro scouting […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert, Offensive Assistant Shaun Sarrett Present At Auburn Pro Day

The Pro Day circuit is well underway and on Tuesday, Auburn was one of a few colleges to hold theirs and representatives from the Pittsburgh Steelers were on hand to observe it. Offensive assistant Shaun Sarrett was present and was asked to put top-rated tackle Greg Robinson through his drills, and general manager Kevin Colbert […]

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Report: Steelers LB Jason Worilds Has Already Signed $9.754 Million Transition Tag

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds has already signed his $9,754,000 transition tag given him on Monday and that means the former second-round raft pick can’t entertain offers from other teams during free agency. Jason Worilds has signed his transition tag w/PIT worth $9.75M. No offer sheets can […]

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Signing Period For Transition Tagged Players Begins On March 22

One interesting aspect of the transition tag that was given on Monday to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds is the signing period that comes along with it. According to the latest press release by the NFL, that signing period for transition tagged players begins at 4:00 p.m. ET on March 22. Players that were issued […]

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Steelers Use Transition Tag On LB Jason Worilds

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not let outside linebacker Jason Worilds go without a fight as they have decided to use the transition tag on him. The transition tag comes with a $9.754 million cost associated with it and the Steelers must accommodate that number in their rule of 51 number at the start of the […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds Could Get A Significant Gift On His Birthday

Pittsburgh Steelers soon-to-be free agent linebacker Jason Worilds turned 26 on Monday and he could receive the gift of being the top-rated free agent on the market at his position by the end of the day. According to Ed Werder of ESPN on Twitter, the Washington Redskins are trying hard to re-sign outside linebacker Brian […]

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Report: Steelers TE Heath Miller Has Contract Altered To Clear 2014 Cap Space

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller has had his contract altered and it will result in a him having a lower cap hit in 2014. Miller was about to enter the final year of his current contract, so unless he took a straight pay cut, the Steelers […]

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Steelers Soon-To-Be Free Agent WR Plaxico Burress Still Wants To Play

Veteran wide receiver Plaxico Burress will turn 37 prior to the start of the 2014 season, but he recently told steelers.com that he will not let age or a torn rotator cuff suffered last year during training camp prevent him from trying to play one more season in the NFL. “I am going to treat […]

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Former Steelers Offensive Line Coach Jack Bicknell Jr. Hired By Dolphins

Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. has landed on his feet as he’s now been hired by the Miami Dolphins. Bicknell, who was let go by the Steelers after just one season in Pittsburgh, will be the assistant to Dolphins new offensive line coach John Benton, who was promoted after Miami fired […]

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Teams Informed That 2014 NFL Salary Cap Is $133 Million

For the last several weeks, it has been reported that the 2014 NFL salary cap is going up and now it appears we finally have an official final number and that number did not stay flat as many speculated it would last year. Several media outlets are now reporting on Friday that teams have been […]

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Report: Dolphins Might Be Open To Trading WR Mike Wallace

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Miami Dolphins might be open to trading wide receiver Mike Wallace in addition to defensive ends Dion Jordan and Cameron Wake. This news, if true, is pretty dumbfounding and especially when it comes to Wallace, who signed a five-year, $60 million contract last year with the […]

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2015 NFL Salary Cap Number Already Projected To Break $140 Million

While everyone is expecting a 2014 NFL salary cap number of $133 million to be official announced at any time now, we are already starting to get some projections as to what the number could be in future years. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter Friday, a source has told him the salary […]

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Report: Playoffs Very Well Could Expand By Two Teams As Early As 2015 Season

Like it or not, it looks like it’s only a matter of time before the NFL expands the number of teams that make the playoffs. In fact, it could probably happen as soon as 2015. According to a Thursday report by Mark Maske of the Washington Post, a person “familiar with the deliberations” on playoff […]

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2014 NFL Salary Cap Number Of $133 Million Should Be Announced By Monday

According to a Thursday report by Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the 2014 salary cap should be set by Monday as long as any unexpected issues don’t come up. The cap number, according to a Thursday report by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, will be $133 million per team, which would be a $10 […]

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Browns Release Veteran ILB D’Qwell Jackson On Wednesday

The Cleveland Browns parted ways Wednesday with one of their defensive veterans as inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson had his contract with the team terminated. Jackson, who was drafted by the Browns in the second-round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Maryland, was due a $3,933,333 base salary in 2014 in addition to a $4 […]

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