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Steelers Release QB Troy Smith

Last week I speculated that the Pittsburgh Steelers would likely be releasing one of their five quarterbacks soon and Monday we got word that former Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith has been released. The move now means that the Steelers have decided to take Jerrod Johnson to training camp with them as their fourth quarterback. […]

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Steelers Release TE Wes Lyons, Sign LB Brandon Johnson

On Tuesday it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers had signed long snapper Matt Katula. Today we have the back end of that transaction as wide receiver Connor Dixon was placed on their Waived/Injured List. In addition to that move that was made official today, the Steelers also announced that linebacker Brandon Johnson has been […]

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Steelers Sign Long Snapper Matt Katula

Scott Smith from XAM Sports reports this morning on Twitter that the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed long snapperĀ Matt Katula to a one-year contract. Smith represents Katula. There is no word who was released to make room on the 90 man roster forĀ Katula as of yet. Katula had reportedly worked out for the Steelers in May. […]

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Steelers Sign 3rd Round Draft Pick Sean Spence

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly come to terms with third round draft pick Sean Spence on Tuesday according to Pro Football Talk. The deal for Spence is a four-year deal per the norm and should come in at a total of around $2.6 million and include a signing bonus just over $500,000. His base salaries […]

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Steelers Release T Trevis Turner, Sign CB Andre Freeman

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a roster move on Friday according to Ed Bouchette on Twitter as they have released tackle Trevis Turner and signed cornerback Andre Freeman to take his place on the 90 man roster. Turner was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent last year out of Abilene Christian. While Turner […]

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Steelers Sign T Kyle Jolly & Work Out Long Snapper

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed tackle Kyle Jolly to the 90 man roster according to several online reports. Jolly was released by the Atlanta Falcons earlier this month after spending time on their practice squad in 2011. Jolly was with the Steelers last year at training camp, but released prior to the start of the […]

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Steelers Sign Kicker Danny Hrapmann

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Southern Mississippi kicker Danny Hrapmann on Wednesday according to former NFL kicker Michael Husted on Twitter. Hrapmann was 49 of 65 on field goal attempts during his college career and was 116 of 117 on extra point attempts in those two seasons. Hrapmann was selected All-Conference USA Second Team for […]

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Steelers Released K Grant Ressel After Rookie Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers released kicker Grant Ressel on Monday following the weekend rookie camp. Ressel had been signed as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri following the draft. The Steelers will certainly fill the roster spot with a kicker by next week as the first team OTA session gets under way. Veteran kicker Dave […]

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Steelers Sign 7th Round Draft Pick Kelvin Beachum

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed yet another one of their draft picks today as it is being announced by the team that guard Kelvin Beachum, the last of their four seventh-round draft picks in the 2012 NFL Draft, has come to terms on a four-year contract worth an estimated $2.143 million. The base salaries for […]

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Steelers Sign 7th Round Draft Picks David Paulson & Terrence Frederick

The Pittsburgh Steelers have two more of their draft picks now under contract as Ed Bouchette reports via Twitter that both tight end David Paulson and cornerback Terrence Frederick have come to terms on Wednesday. Both Paulson and Frederick were seventh round compensatory draft picks. Paulson was selected with the 33rd pick in seventh round […]

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Steelers Sign 2nd Round Draft Pick Mike Adams

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed their fourth draft pick on Tuesday as second round tackle Mike Adams has come to terms according to Ed Bouchette on Twitter. Adams joins Alameda Ta\’amu, Chris Rainey and Toney Clemons as draft picks signed thus far. There was speculation that Adams would have part or all of his signing bonus […]

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Steelers Sign 7th Round Draft Pick Toney Clemons

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today that they have signed the first of their four seventh-round draft picks from the 2012 NFL Draft, wide receiver Toney Clemons. The financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed, but the deal will total out at around $2.15 million and include base salaries of $390,000. $480,000, $570,000 and […]

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Steelers Release RB Chad Spann & CB Antonio Smith

I had a feeling that a few corresponding roster moves might be on the way soon as the Pittsburgh Steelers roster was over 90 players after the undrafted free agents had been identified. That indeed was the case on Wednesday as Mark Kaboly reports via Twitter that running back Chad Spann and cornerback Antonio Smith […]

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Steelers 2012 Undrafted Free Agent Signing Tracker

The 2012 NFL Draft is no in the books and Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert announced during his post draft press conference that they will likely sign 10 undrafted free agents to fill out the 90 man roster. I will be tracking these names throughout the night and you should be warned that none […]

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Report: Steelers Bring Back QB Byron Leftwich

The Pittsburgh Steelers are already making news on draft day as Ed Bouchette reports via Twitter that unrestricted free agent quarterback Byron Leftwich has been re-signed. Leftwich missed all of the 2011 season after breaking his left arm in a preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons. He was placed on injured reserve at the start […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Preview Guide, Draft Tracker & Contributor Mock Drafts

The 2012 NFL Draft is finally here and tonight the Pittsburgh Steelers will add yet another promising young player to their team tonight baring a trade out of the first round. We hope you have enjoyed all of the draft related content we have provided you leading up to the draft and there is much […]

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Steelers Sign Back QB Charlie Batch To One-Year Deal

Another Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent has been re-signed as it was announced on Monday that veteran quarterback Charlie Batch will return on a one-year contract. The financial details have not been released but the contract is believed to be a veteran qualifying contract with a base salary of $925,000. The signing bonus is likely […]

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Report: Doug Legursky Has Signed His One Year Restricted Tender

Scott Brown is reporting via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent lineman Doug Legursky has signed his one year restricted tender offer of $1.26 million. Legursky is the third restricted free agent now to sign his tender as Ramon Foster and David Johnson have also signed theirs this past week. That leaves Ryan Mundy, […]

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Report: Jerricho Cotchery Two Year Deal Worth $3 Million

Immediately after it was announced that the Pittsburgh Steelers had signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery to a two year deal I speculated on Twitter that I would be surprsiede if the contract totaled out over $3 million. Ed Bouchette tweets tonight that the deal does indeed total out at $3 million. Will […]

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Report: Ramon Foster Has Signed One Year Restricted Tender

Howard Balzer of ESPN Radio in St. Louis reports Thursday via Twitter that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent guard Ramon Foster has signed his one year restricted tender offer. Foster was one of six Steelers restricted free agents that were tendered one year contracts prior to the start of free agency. Foster was tendered at […]

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Report: Steelers Sign Former WVU TE Will Johnson & Bring Back WR Wes Lyons

According to Geoff Coyle of West Virginia Illustrated, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former West Virginia wide tight end Will Johnson after after impressing Pittsburgh scouts at the West Virginia Pro Day this past Friday. Johnson measures in at nearly 6 feet, 2 inches and weighed 242 pounds. He did 30 reps of 225 at […]

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Releases Of Hines Ward, Aaron Smith, James Farrior & Chris Kemoeatu Official As Of Friday

According to Pittsburgh Post Gazette beat writer Ed Bouchette, the releases of veteran wide receiver Hines Ward, defensive end Aaron Smith, linebacker James Farrior and guard Chris Kemoeatu were made official last Friday at 4 p.m. There had been some uncertainty of when it would be official, but now we know it is. That of […]

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Steelers Release CB Bryant McFadden & WR Arnaz Battle

In some not so surprising news today, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they have released cornerback Bryant McFadden and wide receiver Arnaz Battle and officially announced that they have signed safety Myron Rolle, wide receiver Juamorris Stewart and linebacker Brandon Hicks to future contracts. The release of McFadden and Battle were expected as the Steelers […]

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Steelers Sign LB Brandon Hicks To Futures Contract

According to a tweet by Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert, the Steelers have signed linebacker Brandon Hicks to a futures contract. Hicks was a teammate with Gilbert at the University of Florida and was signed by the Buffalo Bills after going undrafted last April. Hicks did not make the Bills final 53 man roster and […]

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Steelers Sign Safety Myron Rolle To Futures Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Florida State safety Myron Rolle to a futures contract according to his Twitter account. Rolle, a Rhodes Scholar, was originally drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft, but was released prior to the start of the season and he landed on the […]

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Steelers Announce 6 More Players Signed To Future Contracts

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially made several future contract signings official today that I had previously reported along with a few players that had not yet surfaced. Officially signed now to future contracts are quarterback Troy Smith, cornerback Walter McFadden, wide receiver Tyler Beiler, wide receiver David Gilreath, wide receiver Derrick Williams and wide receiver Jimmy […]

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