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CBA Ratified After Steelers Begin Thursday Practice

Jay Glazer is reporting via Twitter that the players have now ratified the CBA and that football is officially back. The Steelers pushed back the starting time of practice today in hopes that the labor agreement would get enough votes and overcome the HGH testing obstacle, so the Steelers 15 free agent players that have […]

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Colbert Says Steelers In Salary Cap Compliance & No More Terminations Expected

Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert was on ESPN 970 this morning and host Stan Savarn asked Colbert point blank if the Steelers were in cap compliance right now and what would happen if the union would ratify today. It is just as I explained in my previous post that they have not submitted […]

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Calming The Panic Of The Steelers Still Being Over The Salary Cap

Steeler Nation is panicking this morning over the tweet by Adam Schefter that the Steelers are still roughly $11 million over the salary cap. The reason why that number is so high is presumably because the Steelers have not made the restructures official of players like Ben Roethlisberger, James Harrison, Chris Kemoeatu, Brett Keisel and […]

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Hali Contract Right In Line With What Woodley May Receive

Last night it was announced that the Chiefs signed outside linebacker Tamba Hali to a 5-year $60 million dollar contract with $35 million of it guaranteed. It is unknown early on how the contract is structured, but it most certainly will lower the 2011 tag charge of $10 million that Hali has been walking around […]

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Goodell Won\’t Take Any Action Against Harrison For Men\’s Journal Comments

NFL Network reporter Scott Hanson caught up with Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday to ask him several questions about the state of the league and the new CBA. Goodell was making a stop at Panthers training camp and half way through the interview Hanson hit Goodell with questions about the personal conduct policy and more […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Seven Recap

It was pretty uneventful day news wise on Wednesday, day 7 of Steelers training camp, but there still was a little to talk about. First off, for everyone still interested in former kicker Jeff Reed, I told you yesterday that he was visiting the Seahawks and today it was announced that he was signed by […]

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James Harrison Leaves Practice Wednesday With His Back Surgeon

Ed Bouchette and Scott Brown are both reporting via Twitter that Steelers linebacker James Harrison left the practice field today early and was seen walking off with his back surgeon, Joe Maroon. Harrison was seen laughing as he walked off with Maroon and speculation is that there is no problem. Brown thinks that perhaps it […]

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Ryan Clarks Says CBA Might Not Be Ratified By Thursday Evening

The Steelers players rep Ryan Clark told reporters this morning that the new CBA official ratification from the players remains up in the air right now. Clark said this morning that the owners are not bargaining in good faith and the players might not ratify the new labor deal until sometime next week. If indeed […]

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Polamalu Hopes Next Contract Is A Retirement Contract With The Steelers

Tim Benz from 105.9 The X caught up with Steelers safety Troy Polamalu on Tuesday for a great interview and asked Troy about his health as it related to his play on the field last season. Benz also ventured to ask Troy about his contract status right now and here are the questions and answers […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Six Recap

Day 6 of Steelers training camp is in the books and this post will serve as your daily recap of the comings and goings from Tuesday at Latrobe. The morning started with the announcement that long snapper Greg Warren had agreed to terms. The Steelers only had one long snapper in camp in the form […]

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Steelers TE Heath Miller Agrees To Restructure Contract

Another Steelers player has put his hand into the restructured contract pile as Scott Brown reports via Twitter that tight end Heath Miller is restructering his contract to help free up salary cap room for this year. The Steelers rewarded Miller with a six-year, $35.3 million contract extension back in July of 2009 that included […]

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Colon To Guard? Gerry Dulac In A Cheerleader Uniform?

I have speculated for a long time that if indeed Willie Colon were to be re-signed by the Steelers, that there could be a chance he kicks inside to right guard. Most did not take my prediction as one that would hold water, but it certainly makes sense. Steelers beat writer Gerry Dulac tried to […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Early Training Camp Episode

Season 2, Episode 4 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and I start by looking at all the recent Steelers signings, 9 of their own unrestricted free agents, 2 of their restricted free agents and their first signing of a player from outside the organization which was announced on Tuesday morning in […]

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Steelers Have Approached LB LaMarr Woodley About Long Term Deal

Dejan Kovacevic reports via Twitter this morning that Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley informed him that the team has approached him about getting a multi-year contract done with him. Kovacevic said that Woodley did not go into specifics, only to say it is a long term deal discussion. Woodley was designated the Steelers franchise player […]

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Chris Kemoeatu Agrees To Restructure Contract To Provide Cap Relief

Steelers left guard Chris Kemoeatu has agreed to restructure his contract to help provide even more salary cap for the Steelers in 2011 according to Scott Brown on Twitter. Kemoeatu joins quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, linebacker James Harrison and defensive end Brett Keisel on the list of players that have agreed to have their 2011 base […]

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Emmanuel Sanders To Miss Next 3 Weeks Because Of Foot Problem

Various Steelers beat writers are reporting this morning that second year wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has informed the media that he will remain sidelined for the next 3 weeks with a foot injury. Sanders had both feet operated during the offseason after suffering a broken bone in one of his feet during the Steelers loss […]

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Steelers Agree To Terms With TE John Gilmore

The Steelers have added a free agent finally who was not one of their own as they have agreed to terms with tight end John Gilmore according to Gerry Dulac. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Gilmore is 31 years of age and has 52 receptions for 524 yards and five touchdowns during his […]

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Steelers Agree To Terms With LS Greg Warren

Another day and another Steelers unrestricted free agent is back in the fold as long snapper Greg Warren has agreed to terms this morning. Warren was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2005. Warren has sustained a few serious knee injuries over the years, but continues to bounce back. The […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Five Recap

The Steelers players had the day off on day five of training camp, but there was still quite a bit of news nonetheless. So here is your Monday, day 5 recap. The day started with an interview of Kevin Colbert on 93.7 The Fan and Colbert candidly covered quite a few topics with his answers. […]

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Harrison & Keisel Agree To Restructure Contracts & Dennis Dixon Signs Tender

The news rolls on as Ed Bouchette now reports that linebacker James Harrison has agreed to restructure his contract to help the Steelers get under the salary cap. The Steelers are reportedly still trying to restructure a few more contracts in addition to Harrison and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. It was learned a short while ago […]

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Report: Ben Roethlisberger Agrees To Contract Restructure

It is an off day for the Steelers practice wise, but it does not mean the front office is not hard at work clearing salary cap space as Ed Bouchette reports via Twitter that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has agreed to restructure his contract to free up some cap room for this season. Roethlisberger was reportedly […]

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Report: Dennis Dixon Will Sign One Year Tender

ESPN AFC North blogger James Walker is reporting that Steelers restricted free agent quarterback Dennis Dixon will sign his one-year restricted free-agent tender. The move is expected as early as today according to the report, which will allow Dixon to practice later this week. Dixon\’s agent Jeff Sperbeck said that the desire for a trade […]

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Kevin Colbert Still Hopes To Bring Back Chris Hoke

Steelers Director of Football of Operations Kevin Colbert joined 93.7 The Fan for an interview this morning to talk about what has transpired so far during the first few days of training camp. Late in the interview Colbert was asked if unrestricted free agent Chris Hoke would be back this year and Colbert said, “We\’re […]

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2011 Steelers Final 53 Man Roster Prediction – Training Camp Edition

I was planning to wait until after the first preseason game to post my first 53 man roster, but I have already had several requests to do it now. As many know I was able to nail the 53 man roster last offseason after the final preseason game. Here is the way this works. I […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Four Recap

Sunday was day 4 of Steelers training camp and once again the news got off to an early start as the Plaxico Burress watch is now over after he agreed to terms on a one year deal with the Jets for a little over $3 million. Perhaps the trip to Pittsburgh was just a ploy […]

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Steelers Agree To Terms With RB Mewelde Moore

Mark Kaboly reports via Twitter that unrestricted free agent running back Mewelde Moore has agreed to terms on a contract to return to Pittsburgh. The Steelers are dead set at re-signing their own free agents this year to help lessen the stress of relying on inexperienced rookies on the roster. No terms have been announced […]

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