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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday April 10th

The Steelers have offered a two year contract to quarterback Byron Leftwich, who spent yesterday visiting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and last week with the Washington Redskins. The Steelers are also said to be closing in on a contract extension with linebacker James Harrison and it could be finalized as early as Monday, according to […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday April 9th

Former Pittsburgh Steelers tight end, Jonathan Dekker, was acquitted yesterday on his charge of obstruction of justice in Jan. 24 incident. Free agent back up quarterback, Byron Leftwich, is close to signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Mike Wilkening of Pro football Weekly is claiming the Steelers are looking for versatile cornerback or wide receiver […]

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Steelers Bring In Three Cornerbacks & Linebacker For Pre Draft Visits

Cornerbacks Donald Washington (Ohio State), Don Carey (Norfolk State) and Sherrod Martin (Troy) and outside linebacker Lawrence Sidbury (Richmond) have all been brought in by the Steelers for pre draft visits on Thursday. Washington started in 2007 as a sophomore for OSU, but was suspended for two games at the start of 2008. He has […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 8th

Post-Gazette writer Jerry Micco chimes in with a few draft ideas for the Steelers. Steelers former wide receiver Louis Lipps is a team ambassador according to the Erie Times-News. The Bungals continue their fascination with legal troubled players as Tank Johnson was signed yesterday. The Clowns reportedly are smitten with quarterback Mark Sanchez of USC. […]

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Steelers Bring In North Carolina TE Richard Quinn For Visit

The Steelers have brought in North Carolina tight end, Richard Quinn, for a pre draft visit today. Quinn is 6-4 and weighs 260 pounds. Quinn played sparingly at UNC and caught just 12 passes for 124 yards and only two touchdowns during his college career. Quinn is primarliy known for his blocking skills and projected […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday April 7th

Newly re-signed linebacker and special teamer Keyaron Fox is happy to be staying put with the Champs. Members of the Steelers Super Bowl XLIII winning team including linebackers Larry Foote and LaMarr Woodley, safety Ryan Mundy and assistant offensive line coach Harold Goodwin, will be recognized during the Michigan alumni players flag football game. The […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday April 6th

Three more college prospects paid visits to the Steelers today and they included CAL Center Alex Mack, USC defensive tackle Fili Moala and LSU guard Herman Johnson. The time and date of the two road games on the Steelers 2009 preseason schedule have been finalized. Both games will be televised locally in Pittsburgh. Mike Tomlin […]

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Steelers Re-sign Free Agent LB Keyaron Fox

The Steelers re-signed free agent linebacker Keyaron Fox to a two year 1.8 million dollar contract on Monday. The signing bonus reportedly was $380,000. Fox looks to resume his role as a back up linebacker and a key player on sopecial teams.

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Steelers To Bring In Norfolk State CB Don Carey For Visit

The Steelers have scheduled Norfolk State cornerback Don Carey for a pre draft visit on Wednesday, April 8th. Carey was a four-year starter at Norfolk State. Carey was main attraction at the Norfolk State Pro Day on March 20th and recorded a 32 1/2-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot, 2-inch broad jump, 4.20 short shuttle and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Saturday April 4th

The Steelers will host three offensive linemen draft prospects starting on Sunday, they include center Alex Mack, center Eric Wood and guard Louis Vasquez. Steelers free agent defensive end Orpheus M. Roye has listed his five-bedroom home at 1425 Windjammer Way in Hollywood for $2,697,500.00 if you have yor check book ready. CBS Sportsline, Pete […]

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Steelers Bring In UNLV FB Frank Summers For Visit

UNLV fullback Frank Summers was brought in today by the Steelers for a pre draft visit today on the South side. Summers, measures in at 5-foot-10, 230 pounds and is projected to be a late round draft pick. The Steelers staff worked out Summers on his pro day after all of the players\’ running tests […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday April 3rd

Charlie Batch and Byron Leftwich have both yet to find homes and the Steelers would like to sign one or both soon. Former Steelers fullback Dan Kreider has signed with the Arizona Cardinals. Kreider played last season with the St. Louis Rams. The Steelers met with Oregon defensive tackle Ra\’Shon Harris on Thursday. Defensive Coordinator, […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 2nd

The Steelers hosted Oklahoma offensive tackle Phil Loadholt and UCF cornerback/return specialist Joe Burnett on Wednesday. Big Ben will Host the 2nd Annual Youth Football Camp on June 22 – June 24 at Mars Area High School. Second year linebacker Bruce Davis is hard at work this offseason with a new outlook. Cleveland Browns wide […]

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Steelers Bring In Oregon DT Ra\’Shon Harris For Visit

The Steelers will host yet another of their 30 aloted draft prospects today in Pittsburgh as Oregon defensive tackle Ra\’Shon Harris will be brought in for a visit. Harris who measures 6-feet-4, 300 pounds, was a one year starter at Oregon and is currently projected to be drafted in round 6 or 7.

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Draft Prospects Loadholt & Burnett Visit On Wednesday

The Steelers are visiting with two more draft prospects today. Oklahoma left tackle Phil Loadholt and University of Central Florida defensive back Joe Burnett are in Pittsburgh visiting with the Steelers coaches at the team\’s complex. Loadholt is a beast at 6-8, 345-pounds and played left tackle for the Sooners and could move to right […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 1st

Steelers second year running back Rashard Mendenhall is back healthy and working out as he prepares for the 2009 season. Big Ben continues to be linked to pro golfer Natalie Gulbis as he was partered up with Gulbis at the Kraft Nabisco Championship Celebrity Pro-Am in Rancho Mirage, California. Carlee Roethlisberger, the sister of Big […]

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Hines Ward Rule Passed By NFL Owners

NFL owners passed four news safety proposals Tuesday morning at at this year\’s owners meeting. One of the new rules is geared towards the blinside block the Steelers receiver Hines Ward put on Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers that resulted in a broken jaw for Rivers. Thus called the Hines Ward rule. A 15-yard penalty will […]

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Steelers Awarded Fifth Round Compensatory Pick In 2009 NFL Draft

Today the NFL awarded a fifth-round compensatory pick to the Steelers for the upcoming 2009 April draft. They were awrarded the compensatory pick for losing guard Alan Faneca and linebacker Clark Haggans to free agency last year while only adding running back Mewelde Moore via free agency. The pick will come at the end of […]

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Cornerback Anthony Madison Signs Tender Offer

Steelers cornerback Anthony Madison signed his one-year, $1.01 million tender offer, the Steelers announced on Friday. Madison looks to continue his reserve role in the secondary along with contributing on special teams. Madison was undrafted in 2006 and had a career-high 25 tackles last year on special teams.

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Ravens Do Not Want Primetime Game Versus Steelers

The Baltimore Ravens recently submitted a schedule request to the NFL that their games against in Steelers in 2009 not be nationally televised games. It has become customary that the Super Bowl champion open up the following NFL season with a prime-time, nationally televised game, but the Ravens want no part of it. The Ravens […]

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Steelers Re-sign T Trai Essex

The Steelers re-signed veteran tackle Trai Essex to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Essex contract is totaled at $2 million dollars with a $500,000 dollar signing bonus. Going into free agency, the Steelers had four free agent offensive lineman and now have managed to re-sign all of them.

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Steelers Re-Sign CB Fernando Bryant

The Steelers have re-signed veteran cornerback Fernando Bryant to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Bryant was a late addition last season for depth in the defensive backfield. Bryant had signed with the Steelers on Nov. 11 and played in only two games. Bryant will try to make the final roster as a reserve corner, but […]

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Chris Kemoeatu Contract Numbers

Guard Chris Kemoeatu recently agreed to a five-year, $20 million dollar contract with a $4 million dollar signing bonus. Below is a break down of the contract and the base salary for each year. This will make the cap charge in 2009 for Kemoeatu to be $2,565,000.00. 2009 – $1,765,000.00 2010 – $2,369,000.00 2011 – […]

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Steelers Re-sign linebacker Arnold Harrison

The Steelers re-signed free agent linebacker Arnold Harrison on Monday. Harrison signed a one-year deal after spending the 2008 season on the injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL in the pre-season game versus the Carolina Panthers.

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Steelers Visit With Penn State Center Shipley

The Steelers are visiting with Penn State center A.Q. Shipley today in Pittsburgh. Shipley won the Rimington Trophy in 2008, which is an award given to the nation\’s top college center. The Steelers are looking to draft a few offensive lineman in the 2009 NFL draft and Shipley is currently projected as a fourth or […]

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James Harrison Reports To Offseason Workout Program

Steelers linebacker and 2008 defensive player of the year, James Harrison, made a great gesture on Monday as he reported to the first offseason workout session the Steelers held on Monday. Harrison\’s agent, Bill Parise, said that both sides remain in constant contract talks, so at this time there was no need for Harrison to […]

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