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Report: Colts Waive Former Steelers RB Chris Rainey For Violating Team Rules

Out of nowhere, the Indianapolis Colts released former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey Monday morning. Rainey, who had reportedly been impressing so far in training camp with the Colts, was let go for violating team rules, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Colts head coach Chuck Pagano recently lavished Rainey with praise. “When we […]

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Report: Ravens Trade Troubled LB Rolando McClain To Cowboys

It sounds like troubled linebacker Rolando McClain could be coming out of retirement once again. According to a Tuesday report by Adam Schefter, the Baltimore Ravens have traded McClain to the Dallas Cowboys. The Ravens officially placed McClain back on the reserve-retired list in late April after the former first-round draft pick out of Alabama […]

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The Other Pouncey Underwent Hip Surgery Monday

A Pouncey twin had surgery Monday and thankfully it wasn’t the one that plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey underwent hip surgery Monday and is expected to miss at least three months. Dolphins Pro-Bowl C Mike Pouncey Underwent Hip surgeryunderwent hip surgery today and is […]

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2015 NFL Draft Likely To Have April Start, Unlikely To Take Place In New York

If you are one of the many hoping the 2015 NFL Draft is moved back to the month of April, it sounds like you might be in luck. According to a Thursday tweet by NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy, the league is currently looking at dates in the window of April 22-25 and also April 29-May […]

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Report: 2014 NFL Schedule To Be Released Wednesday Night

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the 2014 NFL schedule will be announced Wednesday night. ESPN2 will reportedly have a schedule show that will start at 8 p.m. EST to unveil the times and dates of all 256 regular-season games and it will last for two hours. Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers opened the season […]

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Free Agent Visitors Lance Moore, Maurice Jones-Drew Have Reportedly Left Facility Unsigned

The Pittsburgh Steelers had two offensive free agents in for visits on Wednesday and both have reportedly left the facility unsigned. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew both had their visits and left the Steelers facility without contracts. […]

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Free Agents Maurice Jones-Drew, Lance Moore Currently Meeting With Steelers On Southside

The Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t had any free agent visitors since last Friday, but they have two of them in on Wednesday. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore and Jacksonville Jaguars free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew are currently at the Steelers facility on the Southside […]

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Report: Packers Expected To Re-sign Free Agent RB James Starks

The Pittsburgh Steelers were reportedly scheduled to bring in Packers free agent running back James Starks in for a visit this week, but it appears as though that’s not going to happen now. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Packers are now expected to sign Starks to a two-year deal. The Steelers had interest […]

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Jerricho Cotchery Will Be A Winner In The Game Of Free Agency Supply And Demand

The chances of the Pittsburgh Steelers retaining the services of unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery diminished a little more on Monday when the Oakland Raiders signed former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones to a three-year contract. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Jones three-year deal totals out at $11.3 million and […]

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One Less Option For The Panthers As The Raiders Have Signed Free Agent WR James Jones

If you were hoping the Carolina Panthers might look at signing Green Bay Packers free agent wide receiver James Jones in lieu of Pittsburgh Steelers free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, your hopes have been dashed. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Oakland Raiders have now come to terms with Jones on a three-year […]

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Former Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Expected To Sign With The Broncos

In what is perhaps the least surprising news this free agency period related to the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will sign with another team other than the Steelers, according to Adam Schefter. That team is the Denver Broncos, who lost Eric Decker to the New York Jets earlier in the past week. While […]

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Ravens Sign Former Panthers WR Steve Smith On Friday

The Baltimore Ravens have now signed one of the grittiest players in the league as Adam Schefter of ESPN is now reporting that former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith has signed a three-year contract. Smith’s style of play should certainly fit the AFC North division well. The Utah product will be entering his 14th […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Emmanuel Sanders To Meet With 49ers On Saturday

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is really racking up the frequent flier miles this week and he’s switching time zones in the process as he continues to shop his services around the league. Sanders, who met with the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday, will now reportedly meet with the San Francisco […]

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Ravens Re-sign Veteran ILB Daryl Smith On Friday

For a little while, it looked as though the Baltimore Ravens might lose unrestricted free agent inside linebacker Daryl Smith, but Adam Schefter of ESPN is now reporting Friday morning that the two sides have agreed on a four-year contract worth $16.1 million. The Ravens had already lost fellow inside linebacker Jameel McClain to the […]

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Why The Steelers Can’t And Won’t Trade For Saints RB Darren Sproles

According to a Tuesday report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, the New Orleans Saints now plan on trying to trade running back Darren Sproles instead of releasing him, because of “heavy interest” in him. After that report circulated heavily, I received two emails from listeners of the podcast who both asked about the possibility of […]

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Report: Former Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley Visitng Raiders On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially released linebacker LaMarr Woodley on Tuesday and as expected, he’s already drawing interest from other teams. According to a Wednesday morning report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, Woodley and former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck are both visiting the Oakland Raiders today, per his sources. The Raiders lost unrestricted […]

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New Steelers FS Mike Mitchell’s Contract Is $25M Over Five Years

It is a rare occurrence that the Pittsburgh Steelers are active in free agency when it comes to the free agents of other teams, but evidently this year was an exception. As announced on his Twitter page, Mike Mitchell has signed with the Steelers. Adam Schefter now reports that Mitchell’s contract is worth $25 million […]

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Report: Steelers Interested In Dolphins S Chris Clemons

It’s no surprise that the Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t signed anybody as of yet in the opening hours of free agency, but the sheer lack of information of any kind, outside of the release of LaMarr Woodley, is somewhat surprising. I find it somewhat amusing that the Steelers on their website instead choose to celebrate the […]

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Steelers Inform LaMarr Woodley He Will Be Released Tomorrow

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Pittsburgh Steelers will release outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley tomorrow at the beginning of the new league year, designating him a post-June 1 release. The Steelers, of course, have no need to release him now, because the cap savings they will reap from his release will not kick in until […]

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Former Steelers Running Back Rashard Mendenhall Set To Retire At 26

In perhaps the most unusual item to come out late last night, Adam Schefter reports that former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall is retiring at the ripe old age of 26. Though unusual, the news is actually not surprising, as Mendenhall himself prefaced it just a few weeks ago in a column that he […]

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Steelers Restructure Antonio Brown’s Contract

There is some news on the salary cap front this evening, as Adam Schefter is reporting that the Pittsburgh Steelers have restructured the contract of wide receiver Antonio Brown. This is certainly not surprising news—in fact, we have written for a while now that it was expected, if not inevitable. What it does do is […]

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Report: Steelers Will Not Be Releasing S Troy Polamalu

In less than one week from today, the Pittsburgh Steelers will need to be under the $133 million cap number for 2014 and thus a few extensions, restructures and terminations will take place during the next several days. According to a Tuesday report on Twitter by Adam Schefter of ESPN, safety Troy Polamalu will not […]

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2015 NFL Salary Cap Number Already Projected To Break $140 Million

While everyone is expecting a 2014 NFL salary cap number of $133 million to be official announced at any time now, we are already starting to get some projections as to what the number could be in future years. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter Friday, a source has told him the salary […]

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John Clayton Says 2014 Salary Cap Now Projected To Rise To $132 Million

It appears as though the Pittsburgh Steelers are continuing to gain salary cap space by not doing anything. According to John Clayton of ESPN on Twitter, the projection for the 2014 salary cap is now at $132 million, according to a source of his. Earlier in the week, Adam Shefter reported he had heard that […]

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Report: Dolphins Want To Interview Steelers Omar Khan

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football and Business Administration Omar Khan is among several people that the Miami Dolphins have requested permission to interview for their vacant general manager job. Dolphins also requested permission to interview Arizona's Jason Licht, Pittsburgh's Omar Khan, Miami's Brian Gaine, Cleveland's Ray Farmer. […]

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NFL Fines Mike Tomlin $100,000 And Steelers Still Could Lose A Draft Pick

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has been fined $100,000 by the league for his Thursday night sideline incident during a kickoff return in the game against the Baltimore Ravens. Mike Tomlin fined $100,000. NFL also still will consider draft choice penalty vs. Steelers. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December […]

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