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Steelers Sign Brett Keisel To New 5 Year Contract

The Steelers signed defensive end Brett Keisel to a five-year contract extension on Monday. Keisel becomes the eighth player to reach a new deal with the Pittsburgh since they won the Super Bowl in February. Details of the contract should be available soon.

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Steelers Place Stapleton On IR, Release 4 Others

The Steelers released center Alex Stepanovich, wide receiver Martin Nance, wide receiver Steven Black and safety Derrick Richardson on Monday and placed offensive lineman Darnell Stapleton on injured reserve, thus ending his season. Stapleton had arthroscopic surgery to on his knee a few weeks ago and the knee will likely need further work and rehab. […]

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Steelers Sign Alex Stepanovich, Release Jordan Reffett

The Steelers signed veteran center Alex Stepanovich on Monday and released defensive end Jordan Reffett. Stepanovich is a six-year veteran who played for the Atlanta Falcons last season. The Steelers are thin at the center position with Justin Hartwig still recovering from a toe injury and Darnell Stapleton recovering from exploratory knee surgery. Stepanovich will […]

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RB Stefan Logan Removed From PUP List

Steelers running back Stefan Logan was activated from PUP list this morning according to Jim Wexell and is practicing in the Monday morning session. Logan was recovering from a mild foot sprain that was limiting his ability to cut. Logan is an undrafted free agent from the CFL league where he played for the B.C. […]

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Steelers Sign Heath Miller To New 6 Year Contract

The Steelers nailed down an important upcoming free agent on Wednesday night as tight end Heath Miller agreed to a new six-year contract. The new deal ensures he will be under contract until the 2014 season. Miller was about to enter the final season of the contract he signed in 2005 as a rookie. The […]

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Steelers Sign First Round Draft Pick Ziggy Hood

First round draft pick, Evander Ziggy Hood, agreed to a contract on Saturday with the Steelers. The deal is rumored to be a five year contract with 6 million in guarantees. This now means the Steelers will have all 9 draft picks signed and ready for the start of camp next week. At the time, […]

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Steelers Sign Rookie Offensive Lineman Kraig Urbik

The Steelers signed rookie offensive lineman, Kraig Urbik, to a three year contract on Monday. Urbik was the first of three third round draft picks selected by the Steelers in the 2009 NFL draft. The Steelers now have 8 of 9 draft picks signed with only first round pick, Ziggy Hood, unsigned.

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Steelers Cornerback Fernando Bryant Retires

Steelers cornerback Fernando Bryant announced his retirement on Tuesday following a lengthy and well traveled, 10-year NFL career. The 32 year old Bryant had signed with the Steelers on Nov. 11, 2008. Bryant was originally drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the 26th overall pick in the 1999 NFL draft and he became only the […]

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Steelers Sign Max Starks To New Four Year Contract

The Steelers signed veteran offensive tackle Max Starks to a new four-year contract on Tuesday that will keep him with the Steelers through 2012. Financial terms of the contract were not officially released, but it is rumored to be a $26.3 million, four-year contract, according to a source. Included in the deal is $10 million […]

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Steelers Sign Draft Pick David Johnson

The Steelers signed tight end David Johnson to a three-year contract on Friday. Johnson was the final pick the Steelers made in the NFL draft. This leaves the Steelers with only two unsigned draft picks, defensive lineman, Ziggy Wood and offensive lineman, Kraig Urbik. Below are the base contract numbers for Johnson. David Johnson 2009 […]

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Steelers Release Six Players

The Steelers officially released six players on Thursday. Released were defensive end Jeff Bradley, long-snapper Mark Estermyer, wide receiver Jayson Foster, wide receiver Cedric Goodman, quarterback Kevin McCabe and fullback Ryan Powdrell. This brings the roster number down to 81 at the time. The Steelers will need to release 1 more player to get to […]

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Steelers Sign draft picks Wallace, Harris and Shipley

The Steelers signed three more draft picks on Thursday. Signed were wide receiver Mike Wallace, defensive lineman Sonny Harris and center A.Q. Shipley. All three were signed to three year contracts. Below are the contract numbers: Mike Wallace 2009 310000.00 2010 395000.00 2011 480000.00 Signing Bonus 555000.00 Sonny Harris 2009 310000.00 2010 395000.00 2011 480000.00 […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 18th

The Steelers cut long snapper Mark Estermyer this morning, meaning that veteran Greg Warren is likely 100% recovered from his injury last year. Warren is currently the only long snapper on the roster going into training camp. Head coach Mike Tomlin seems to be worried about the conditioning of nose tackle Casey Hampton again going […]

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Steelers Sign draft picks Lewis, Burnett and Summers

The Steelers signed three of its 2009 draft picks on Friday. Cornerback Keenan Lewis, cornerback Joe Burnett and running back Frank Summers all signed three-year contracts. The Steelers also released punter Dirk Johnson on Friday. Financial terms of the three-year contracts for the draft picks were not released, but we should have the base salary […]

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Steelers Release Linebacker Larry Foote

The Steelers released linebacker Larry Foote on Monday per his request. Foote was going into the final year of his contract, but was unhappy after being informed that he would not be starting this season. “Larry has been a big part of our success, but unfortunately the realities of the salary cap made this decision […]

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Steelers Sign Free Agent WR Jayson Foster

The Steelers signed free agent wide receiver Jayson Foster on Friday. Foster was on both the Steelers and Denver Broncos practice squads during the 2008 season. Foster originally signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2008 as an undrafted rookie out of Georgia Southern. Foster joins a very deep receiver unit of the Steelers and will […]

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Steelers Sign WR McDonald & P Johnson, Release LS Retkofsky

The Steelers signed free agent wide receiver Shaun McDonald and punter Dirk Johnson on Thursday and released long snapper Jared Retkofsky. McDonald is was originally drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft out of Arizona State. McDonald spent four years with the Rams before signing with the […]

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Steelers Sign Free Agent K Piotr Czech

According to reports the Steelers have signed free agent kicker Piotr Czech. Czech was with the Baltimore Ravens last year for training camp and graduated from Wagner College. He is expected to be a camp kicker for the Steelers and not a threat to Jeff Reed.

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2009 Steelers Undrafted Free Agent Signings

Now that the 2009 NFL draft is complete the Steelers will begin signing some undrafted players. we will update this post throughout the evening as the list of undrafted signings and commitments come across the wire. Check back soon. STEELERS LS Mark Estermyer (Pitt) LB Tom Korte (Hillsdale College) T Ramon Foster (Tennessee) QB Mike […]

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Steelers Sign Free Agent CB Keiwan Ratliff

In a surprising pre draft free agent move, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Colts free agent cornerback Keiwan Ratliff to a one-year contract on Friday. Ratliff reportedly visited the Steelers this past week and was interested in signing, but the Steelers were strapped salary cap wise. The signing of Ratliff takes some pressure off the Steelers […]

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Steelers Re-sign Backup Quarterback Charlie Batch

The Steelers re-signed free agent backup quarterback, Charlie Batch on Tuesday to a one year contract. The contract is reportedly for $895,000 that includes a $50,000 signing bonus. Batch is entering his 11th season in the NFL at the age of 34. Batch suffered a broken clavicle last pre-season and spent the entire year. Batch […]

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Steelers Sign LB James Harrison To New Contract

The Steelers signed linebacker James Harrison to a new contract on Monday that is worth $51.175 million over the next six seasons. Harrison played his college ball at Kent State University and was the NFL\’s Defensive Player of the Year last season. He was going into the final year of his contract and scheduled to […]

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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 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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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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