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CBA Restricted Free Agents Offer Sheet & Right Of First Refusal Procedures

I have been asked several questions about Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders regarding his visit with the New England Patriots on Friday. Some reports suggest that he has a signed offer sheet in hand, while others say the Steelers have yet to be informed about it….



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Don\’t Forget The Displacement Cost Of Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders

One last thought on Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who is visiting the New England Patriots today. I forgot to talk about Sanders\’ own displacement cost of $1.323 million, which is the original round tender that he is currently wearing. That $1.323 million essentially becomes free…


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Could The Steelers Match A Patriots Offer To WR Emmanuel Sanders?

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is busy making a visit to the New England Patriots, several people are wondering if the organization will try to retain their former third round draft pick, should he sign an offer sheet, and if they do, where will…


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Jets Sign Former Steelers G Willie Colon To A One Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran offensive lineman Willie Colon earlier in the week, but it didn\’t take him long to find work as Adam Shefter of ESPN reports via Twitter on Friday that the New York Jets have signed Colon to a one-year, $1.2 million contract. The signing could wind up…


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Report: Steelers Might Have Interest In Bringing Back TE Matt Spaeth

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had former Chicago Bears tight end Kellen Davis in for a visit, but Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports Friday that an NFL source says the Bears former fifth-round draft pick is unlikely to be signed. Biggs, however, is also reporting that another source is…



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Looking At Why The Patriots Are Going After Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders

The New England Patriots are reportedly hosting Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders for a visit on Friday and here are some details associated with why they might be doing it, and the options that the Steelers have. The Patriots have five draft picks in 2013 for…



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Steelers Cornerback Situation Following The Exit Of Keenan Lewis

Now that cornerback Keenan Lewis has moved on to the New Orleans Saints via free agency, it is easy to pin down what the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary will look like in 2013. Cortez Allen, who had two interceptions and three forced fumbles last season, will start opposite Ike Taylor. The…


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Flat Salary Cap In 2015 As Well? Art Rooney II Seems To Think So

We already know to expect a flat salary cap in 2014, but opinions seem to be mixed about what it will be in 2015 when the new television deal money starts kicking in. Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II seems to think the next few years that the salary cap…


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Keenan Lewis Says Steelers Didn\’t Offer Him A Deal

Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis took to Twitter on Thursday evening after signing with the New Orleans Saints to say that he will miss the Pittsburgh fans and that the Steelers didn\’t offer him a deal to return. I will miss my steelers fans, but they didn't offer me…


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Contract Numbers For Steelers LB Larry Foote

The contract numbers are finally up for the three-year $5.5 million contract signed by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote earlier this week and the breakdown is below. Foote received a $1 million signing bonus and base salaries of $1.5 million in each of the three years of the deal. Foote,…


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The 3,113 Snap Steelers Draft Class Of 2008 Is No More

When safety Ryan Mundy signed with the New York Giants on Thursday, it guaranteed that the 2008 draft class of the Pittsburgh Steelers is all gone nearly six years after they were drafted. Most of that class has been gone for a while, as Mundy and running back Rashard Mendenhall…



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Keenan Lewis Contract Details Start To Emerge

The details of the five-year, $26.3 million contract that former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis signed with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday are starting to emerge. Lewis reportedly received a $6 million signing bonus and his 2013 base salary is $1 million. If those numbers hold true, Lewis will…


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Steelers Free Agent CB Keenan Lewis Signs With Saints

Unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis has reportedly signed a five-year, $26 million contract with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday. “I’m very excited to be able to come back to my hometown,” Lewis said. “Having grown up here I understand the passion that the fans have for the Saints…


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Report: Steelers Free Agent S Ryan Mundy Signs With Giants

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Ryan Mundy was in for a visit with the New York Giants on Thursday and it appears as if a deal is close to being struck. According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today on Twitter, the Giants could have a deal finalized with Mundy…


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Report: Saints Close To Deal With Steelers Free Agent CB Keenan Lewis

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis is visiting with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday and Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting via Twitter that a deal is close to being finalized and could be done as soon as today. The price tag for cornerbacks remains low as…



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Steelers Free Agent T Max Starks Earned Performance-based Pay Benefit For 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Max Starks was the only offensive player to play ever snap in 2012 and he picked up a nice little bonus for his efforts. Brian McIntyre of Yahoo Sports reported on Wednesday that Starks earned $272,590 in the NFL\’s 2012 performance-based pay program for accomplishing that….


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AFC North 2013 Free Agency Day Two Recap

Wednesday wasn\’t as busy of a day around the AFC North as most of the splash was made on Tuesday. There were a few moves in the division, however, and here is your recap of day two. Pittsburgh Steelers – The Steelers had a few moves that they made on…


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Looking At The Soft Cornerback Market

He we are roughly 42 hours now into the 2013 league year and Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis remains unsigned. Lewis is, however, making a visit to the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, but no news has come out of that at the time I am writing…


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Steelers Free Agent CB Keenan Lewis To Visit With Saints Thursday

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Keenan Lewis posted on Twitter Wednesday that he would be making a visit to the New Orleans Saints. According to Nakia Hogan of The Times-Picayune, however, that visit will actually take place on Thursday morning. Hogan believes that Lewis will get the full attention…


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Report: Cowboys Free Agent LB Victor Butler To Visit Steelers On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers missed out on free agent linebackers Lorenzo Alexander and Moise Fokou as both players signed contracts with other teams on Wednesday. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports now reports via Twitter Wednesday night that Dallas Cowboys free agent linebacker Victor Butler is scheduled to visit Pittsburgh on Thursday….