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Steelers Release 7 Players

To make room for the recently signed draft picks and get down to the league mandated roster limit of 80, the Steelers released 7 players on Tuesday. Those players released were: wide receiver Jason Chery, kicker Piotr Czech, linebacker Derrick Doggett, punter Adam Graessle, nose tackle Cordarrow Thompson, center Bradley Vierling and cornerback Trae Williams. […]

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Steelers Sign 5th & 6th Round Draft Picks LB Stevenson Sylvester & RB Jonathan Dwyer

The Steelers continued their draft pick signings on Tuesday as they signed Utah linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer to 3 year deals each. The Steelers have 4 drafted players to sign yet in Maurkice Pouncey, Jason Worilds, Chris Scott and Crezdon Butler. Sylvester was drafted in the fifth round (166th […]

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Steelers Sign 6th Round Draft Pick WR Antonio Brown

The Steelers signed wide receiver and 6th round draft pick Antonio Brown to three-year contract that included a $73,075 signing bonus on Tuesday. The contract totals out at at almost 1.29 million dollars and breaks down base wise as follows: 2010: $320,000, 2011: $405,000 and 2012: $490,000. Brown, a slot receiver who racked up 305 […]

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Steelers Sign 3rd Round Draft Pick WR Emmanuel Sanders

According to his Twitter account, Steelers wide receiver and 3rd round draft pick Emmanuel Sanders has signed and agreed to his rookie contract with the Steelers on Monday. Sanders was the 82nd overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft out of SMU. The length of the contract is 3 years according to a response we […]

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Steelers Sign 7th Round Draft Pick DL Doug Worthington

The Steelers signed their second draft pick on Thursday as seventh-round defensive lineman Doug Worthington was signed to a three-year deal on Thursday. The contract is believed to include a $33,000 signing bonus and total out at almost $1.25 million dollars over the three years. Worthington was drafted with the 242nd overall pick in the […]

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Steelers Sign 4th Round Draft Pick LB Thaddeus Gibson

The Steelers have begun signing their 2010 draft picks on Thursday as fourth-round linebacker Thaddeus Gibson was signed to a three-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Gibson started 23 games at defensive end for Ohio State University, replacing Vernon Gholston for the 2008 season. In 35 career games, Gibson totaled 82 tackles, including 25 […]

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Steelers Release LS Jared Retkofsky, Sign LS Matt Stewart

The Steelers have released long snapper Jared Retkofsky and signed long snapper Matt Stewart to take his place on the roster. Stewart was a 2001 fourth-round draft pick by the Atlanta Falcons and was in training camp with both Arizona and Dallas over the last two seasons. Retkofsky played in 11 games for the Steelers […]

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NFL Reinstates Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

Based on the reports and recommendations of our medical experts, Commissioner Goodell advised the Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger today that he is cleared to return to team activities beginning next week. The commissioner will continue to monitor Roethlisberger’s progress as he begins the next phase of his recommended plan and will meet with Roethlisberger again […]

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Steelers Place WR Limas Sweed On Injured Reserve, Sign WR Isaiah Williams

To no surprise the Steelers placed wide receiver Limas Sweed on the injured reserve list on Tuesday thus ending his season. Sweed injured his Achilles last mini-camp and had surgery to repair it the following week. He was Waived/Injured on Monday and has since cleared waivers. He will now not count against the Steelers 80 […]

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Steelers Release UDFA Center A.J. Trump

The Steelers released rookie free agent center A.J. Trump before the start of mini-camp on Friday. Trump was signed as undrafted free agent out of the University of Miami on Monday. The Steelers roster now stands at 90 players with 80 under contract.

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Steelers Sign UDFA C Bradley Vierling From Vanderbilt

As I noted this morning in my around the web segment, it appeared as if Vanderbilt center Bradley Vierling would be signed as an undrafted free agent. According now to the Tennessean, Vierling signed a free-agent football contract with the Steelers on this morning. The Steelers liked his versatility and how he worked against Tennessee […]

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Steelers Undrafted Free Agent Signings

The draft as over and the Steelers will now begin the process of signing 5-7 undrafted free agents. Check back here and I will pass along the un-drafted free agents as I get them. Please note that none of these are official and will not be until announced on Steelers.com. These reports come in fast […]

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Steelers Trade For CB Bryant McFadden

The Steelers brought back a familiar face on Saturday as the acquired former starting cornerback Bryant McFadden from the Arizona Cardinals for a fifth-round pick (No. 155). The Steelers also received a sixth-round pick (No. 195) in the deal. The Steelers didn\’t take a cornerback in the top half of the draft and now we […]

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Steelers Extend Contract Of QB Byron Leftwich Through 2011

One day after acquiring quarterback Byron Leftwich in a trade with Tampa Bay, the Steelers extended his current contract. Leftwich had one year left on the two year contract he signed last year with the Buccaneers and the Steelers added one more year to the contract on Wednesday. This means Leftwich is now signed through […]

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Steelers Trade 7th Round Pick To Bucs For QB Byron Leftwich

Another familiar face is coming back to Pittsburgh as the Steelers traded one of their two 7th round draft picks to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for quarterback Byron Leftwich. The 7th round pick was18th pick of round 7 and the 255th pick of the draft. The trade now leaves the Steelers with 10 draft picks […]

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Steelers Trade Santonio Holmes To Jets For 5th Round Pick

ESPN John Clayton reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers traded troubled wide receiver Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for a fifth-round pick in this year\’s draft, sources confirmed Sunday night. ESPN 1050 in New York first reported the story Sunday night. Holmes had recently been accused of throwing a glass at a woman in […]

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Steelers Re-Sign UFA DE Nick Eason

The Steelers will announce on Thursday afternoon that unrestricted free agent defensive end Nick Eason has re-signed with the team. Eason started five games in 2009 for the Steelers when starter Aaron Smith went down with injury. Eason\’s agent David Wyatt said Wednesday night, “He wanted to stay in Pittsburgh because of his love of […]

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Steelers Re-Sign UFA QB Charlie Batch To Two Year Contract

In a not so shocking move, the Steelers announced on Friday that unrestricted free agent quarterback Charlie Batch signed a two-year contract to remain with the team. Financial terms of the deal were not released. Batch will enter his ninth season with the Steelers since signing in 2002. He spent the first four seasons with […]

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Steelers Sign LB Larry Foote To 3 Year Contract

Just as expected an old friend is coming back to the Steel City as linebacker Larry Foote has signed a 3 year, 9.3 million dollar contract with the Steelers on Monday morning according to ESPN\’s, Jason La Canfora. The deal reportedly includes a 1.8 million dollar signing bonus. Foote, who will be 30 in June, […]

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Steelers Resign FA S Ryan Clark

In a surprising twist, Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Steelers have re-signed free agent S Ryan Clark. Clark visited the Dolphins on Monday. Clark\’s contract reportedly is a 4 year deal in the neighborhood of $17 million with at least $5 million of the contract to be paid during the […]

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Steelers Sign WR Antwaan Randle El

An old familiar face is coming back to the Steelers. Wide receiver Antwaan Randle El signed back with the Steelers on Monday evening after being released by the Washington Redskins. Randle El was drafted in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Steelers after playing his college football at Indiana […]

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Steelers Sign URFA\’s T Jonathan Scott, WR Arnaz Battle and S Will Allen

The Steelers signed three unrestricted free agents, offensive tackle Jonathan Scott, wide receiver Arnaz Battle and safety Will Allen, to their roster today. Financial terms of all of the contracts were not disclosed, but both Battle and Allen received three year deals. Scott was a fifth-round pick by Detroit in the 2006 draft out of […]

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Steelers Resign ERFA LB Patrick Bailey

Steelers Depot has confirmed that the Steelers exclusive rights free agent linebacker Patrick Bailey has been re-signed by the Steelers to a one year contract at the minimum 3rd year player salary of $470,000. Bailey\’s agent, Dr. D.S.Ping, confirmed this with us via email. Bailey is entering his 3rd season as an undrafted free agent […]

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Casey Hampton Agrees To New 3 Year Contract With Steelers

A key player that the Steelers designated as one of their unrestricted free agent priorities has reportedly agreed to a new three year, $21 million contract to stay with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The contract reported has $11 million of the contract guaranteed with year one paying Hampton 7 plus million. The deal will be announced […]

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Steelers Sign CFL LB Renauld Williams

The Steelers continued signing free agents to their offseason roster on Friday as Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Renauld Williams was signed to a futures contract. Williams played 3 season in the CFL with Saskatchewan and recorded 97 tackles along with 29 special teams tackles in that time. He also recorded 6 quarterback sacks in his 3 […]

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Steelers Sign CB David Pittman

The Steelers signed former Baltimore Ravens cornerback David Pittman to a contract on Wednesday. Pittman was a third-round draft pick of Baltimore in the 2006 NFL draft after playing his college ball at Northwestern State (La.). Pittman has also spent time on the rosters of both the New Orleans Saints and the Houston Texans. This […]

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