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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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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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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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Steelers Sign FB Sean McHugh To Three Year Contract

The Steelers signed FB Sean McHugh to a three year, $2.57 million contract on Friday. The Steelers had tendered $1.01 million for one year on Thursday to McHugh, but he opted for a longer contract instead of the tender. The signing bonus was reportedly $390,000. McHugh took over the starting job fullback from Carey Davis […]

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Steelers Sign G Chris Kemoeatu To Five Year Contract

The Steelers re-signed guard Chris Kemoeatu to the roster on Friday to a contract worth $20 million over the next five years. It was widely reported that Kemoeatu was going to sign a contract with the New York Jets for roughly the same amount as the Jets reportedly offered a four-year deal for $16.8 million […]

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Steelers Release G Simmons And LB Humpal

The Steelers released former 2002 first round draft pick right guard Kendall Simmons and linebacker Mike Humpal on Thursday. Simmons tore his Achilles tendon in the fourth game of 2008 and was placed on injured reserve. Humpal, was a 2008 sixth-round draft pick and also was on injured reserve with a neck injury.

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Steelers sign defensive end Jordan Reffett

The Steelers added depth to their offseason roster by signing first-year defensive end Jordan Reffett to the roster on Monday. Reffett is a graduate of the University of Washington and was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent last April. He was released in training camp and signed to the practice […]

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Steelers Re-Sign Practice Squad Players, Add WR Williams & FB Powdrell

The Steelers re-signed WR Dallas Baker, CB Roy Lewis, S Ryan Mundy, TE Dezmond Sherrod, RB Justin Vincent and LB Donovan Woods on Thursday. All six players spent part or all of the 2008 season on the Steelers practice squad. The Steelers also signed two additional players to their offseason roster. Those players were, WR […]

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Steelers Sign BC Lions RB Logan To Two Year Contract

The Steelers have agreed to a two year future contract with B.C. Lions running back Stefan Logan. The two-year deal with  will be signed on Friday. There is no significant signing bonus in the deal, but that fact does not bother the South Dakota product. “I\’m not worried about that,” Logan told TSN.  “They told […]

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Steelers Sign Practice Squad C Legursky To Two Year Contract

Steelers practice squad center Doug Legursky signed a two-year deal with the Steelers shortly after the team returned from Tampa Bay. The deal is predicated on Legursky making the active roster. The former Marshall Thundering Herd offensive lineman spent the 2008 season on the practice squad, but apparently made a good impression. “It’s just the […]

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Steelers Place T Marvel Smith On IR, Sign T Jason Capizzi

Steelers offensive tackle Marvel Smith placed on injured reserve today and tackle Jason Capizzi was signed from the Rams practice squad to take his place on the roster. Smith has not played the past 10 games because of back injury. Smith will also be an unrestricted free agent in the offseason and likely played his […]

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Steelers promote DT Paxson, release RB Davenport

The Steelers signed defensive tackle Scott Paxson to their active roster from the practice squad on Monday and once again released running back Najeh Davenport to make room. The Steelers also re-signed cornerback Roy Lewis to the practice squad.

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