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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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Ravens To Sign Free Agent Chris Carr

By the looks of things, the Steelers will lose out to another free agent visitor from last week, as the Titans free agent cornerback and kick returner Chris Carr is reportedly set to sign with the division rival Baltimore Ravens on Monday. Carr repotedly will sign a two-year contract worth $5 million dollars after he […]

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Free Agent WR Galloway Signs With Patriots

Buccaneers free agent wide receiver Joey Galloway signed with the New England Patriots on Saturday. Galloway is 37 years old and coming off an injury-shortened 2008 season. He will look to fill the third receiver role behind Wes Welker and Randy Moss for the patriots. Galloway visited with the Steelers last week. Galloway has 682 […]

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Steelers Could Get 3rd Round Compensatory 2009 NFL Draft Pick

AdamJT13 has become a guru at figuring out compensatory NFL draft picks. Compensatory draft picks are awarded to teams that lose more or better compensatory free agents than they acquire, according to Adam. Adam gives a full explanation on his blog but in short it appears the Steelers could receive a third round compensatory 2009 […]

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Free Agents Trai Essex Visits Titans

Steelers free agent tackle Trai Essex visited with the Tennessee Titans on Friday. Essex is a five year veteran who was a third round draft pick by the Steelers.

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Tomlin Attends Pat White Pro Day

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was in attendance for the Pro Day of former WVU quarterback Pat White on Thursday. White repotedly showed off his quick movement and strong arm for those in attendance and said that there weren’t any requests to see him run routes as a receiver. White has made it publicly known […]

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Steelers Re-Sign LB Andre Frazier

The Steelers have re-signed linebacker Andre Frazier, according to ESPN, he has agreed to a two-year, $1.375 million contract that includes a $125,000 signing bonus. Frazier was an undrafted linebacker signed by the Steelers in 2005 and is 26 years old. Frazier will earn base salaries of $620,000 and $630,000 over the next two seasons […]

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Colon Signs Steelers Contract Tender

Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Willie Colon signed his restricted free agent tender on Tuesday. Colon will make $2.198 million this season under his one-year, first-round tender contract.

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Chris Carr To Visit Steelers On Wednesday

Tennessee Titans free agent cornerback/kick returner Chris Carr will visit with the Steelers on Wednesday. The Steelers will be looking to add depth to the secondary after losing Bryant McFadden to the Arizona Cardinals via free agency just a few days ago. Carr is also noted as one of the top return men in the […]

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James Harrison Fighting Reinstatement Of Two Speeding Tickets

Seems that Steelers linebacker James Harrison had a court hearing in McCandless District Court this morning involving fighting off the reinstatement of two speeding tickets that were so-called “irregularities” in the district judge\’s office. Harrison had one of the tickets thrown out because the officer who issued is currently in Iraq and was not at […]

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Free Agent WR Joey Galloway Visiting Steelers

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Joey Galloway reportedly is visiting with the Steelers today. Galloway is 37 and is being looked at as a possible replacement for No. 3 receiver position vacated by Nate Washington, who signed last week with the Tennessee Titans. Galloway is a former 1995 No. 1 draft choice of the […]

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Cardinals Sign Free Agent CB Bryant McFadden

The Arizona Cardinals have signed Pittsburgh Steelers free agent cornerback Bryant McFadden to a two-year contract on Sunday. The contract is reportedly for two-years and worth $10 million dollars. McFadden is a five-year veteran and has seven interceptions in his career. He was originally drafted by the Steelers in the second-round of the 2005 NFL […]

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Carey Davis Signs One Year Tender

Exclusive rights free agent, fullback/running back Carey Davis, has signed his one year tender to remain the with the Steelers. Davis will play on a one year contract valued at $460,000.00. Exclusive rights free agent players are not allowed to negotiate with other NFL teams once they receive a qualifying offer. Offensive tackle Jeremy Parquet […]

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Happy Birthday Franco Harris (59) & Lynn Swann (57)

Two great Steelers of the past share birthdays today. Franco Harris and Lynn Swann. Harris, who turns 59 today, began his career as the Steelers number one pick and the 13th player selected overall in the 1972 NFL Draft. For 12 seasons, the 6-2, 230-pounder from Penn State was a big-yardage running back and a […]

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Packers Sign Steeler Free Agent Anthony Smith

The Steelers former third-round draft pick, safety Anthony Smith, agreed to a contract with the Green Bay Packers on Friday. Details of the contract are not available at this time. Smith was a restricted free-agent and not tendered a contract with the Steelers. Smith will reunite with new Packers safeties coach, Darren Perry, who was […]

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Steelers Close To Re-Signing LB Fox

Linebacker and special teamer, Keyaron Fox is close to re-signing with the Steelers according to the Washington Observer Reporter. Fox is currrently a free agent and has had no reported interest from other teams once free agency began.

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Steelers Re-Sign WR Martin Nance

Wide receiver Martin Nance, who ended the 2008 season on Steelers practice squad, re-signed with Pittsburgh last week according to a source. Nance is scheduled to compete with 2008 second round draft pick, Limas Sweed, for the vacated number three receiver spot now that Nate Washington has left via free agency. Nance attended Miami University, […]

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Agent For James Harrison 100% Certain New Contract Will Get Done

KDKA\’s Bob Pompeani sat down with Bill Parise, the agent for Steelers linebacker James Harrison for an exclusive interview. At the end of the interview, Parise said he\’s 100 percent certain a deal in Pittsburgh will get done. This needs to be done soon so as it does not become a distraction headed into the […]

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