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Report: Mike Wallace Prepared To Not Sign His Tender & Sit Out Offseason Workouts

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Wednesday on NFL Live that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace has no plans to sign his one-year, $2.742 million tender. Schefter added that Wallace plans to sit out all of the Steelers offseason workouts until the two sides reach a long-term contract agreement. The restricted free […]

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49ers Signing Of Randy Moss Is Good News For Steelers Fans In Regards To Mike Wallace

Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the San Francisco 49ers have agreed to terms with free agent wide receiver Randy Moss on a one-year deal Monday evening. The signing of Moss should put to an end the notion that the 49ers will make a run at Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike […]

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Steelers To Receive Extra $1.6 Million In 2012 Salary Cap Space Thanks To Cowboys & Redskins

Some good news to pass along on the eve of the 2012 free agency period as Adam Schefter is reporting on ESPN that the Pittsburgh Steelers, along with 27 other NFL teams, should receive an extra $1.6 million in 2012 salary cap space thanks to the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins being docked $10 million […]

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New Stevie Johnson Contract Sets Floor For New Mike Wallace Contract

The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms today with unrestricted free agent wide receiver Stevie Johnson on a new five-year, $36.25 million contract with $19.5 million guaranteed, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. With that contract now in place, we now have a solid starting point for what Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver […]

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Steelers To Release Aaron Smith

The expected moves keep coming as Adam Schefter is reporting Thursday afternoon via Twitter that the Pittsburgh Steelers will release 13 year veteran defensive end Aaron Smith. It was speculated that Smith might retire following neck surgery that forced him to miss most of the 2011 season. Smith was scheduled to count a little more […]

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No Surprise Mike Wallace Will Get 1st Round Tender If Not Signed By March 5th

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Thursday morning that the Pittsburgh Steelers will not use the franchise tag on restricted free agent Mike Wallace should they not get him signed to a new contract in the next few days. The news comes as no surprise as the Steelers do not have the cap room to accommodate […]

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Steelers To Protect Their Interest In Wallace, But Who From & How?

During the several interviews that Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert has given over the course of this week, the name of wide reciver Mike Wallace continues to pop up a lot in the questioning. Wallace of course is a restricted free agent, who at worst will receive a first round tender of around $2.742 million. […]

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Report: Jim Caldwell To Join Ravens As Quarterbacks Coach

Adam Schefter is reporting tonight that former Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell plans to join the Baltimore Ravens staff this upcoming week, likely as the quarterbacks coach. Caldwell reportedly visited with Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin on Saturday, presumably about a possible spot on the Steelers offensive coaching staff. Caldwell, who coached with […]

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Colts Expected To Hire Steelers LB Coach Keith Butler As Defensive Coordinator

The Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be losing another coach on their staff as according Adam Schefter, Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano plans to hire Steelers linebackers coach, Keith Butler as his new defensive coordinator. The Colts added former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians on Saturday and the three were all on the Cleveland Browns […]

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Report: NFL Considering Suspending Steelers LB James Harrison

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter tweeted Sunday morning that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is considering a one or two game suspension for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison after Thursday night helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy. Harrison hit McCoy in the fourth quarter just after McCoy released a pass after first tucking the ball […]

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Could The Steelers Face The 49ers In A Few Weeks Minus Patrick Willis?

It is dangerous to look ahead and past the Cleveland Browns this week to see how some recent injury news might affect the Steelers down the road. Who am I kidding, we play the Browns this week. Sure we can look ahead. The San Francisco 49ers took a pretty big hit to their defense this […]

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Ravens Linebacker Ray Lewis Fined $20K For Helmet To Helmet Hit On Hines Ward

The fines continue to roll in from the Steelers Ravens game Sunday night as just after it was announced that Steelers free safety Ryan Clark had been fined $40K for his hit on Ravens tight end Ed Dickson, WNST radio in Baltimore reported that Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has also been fined for his early […]

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Ryan Clark Fined $40K For Hit In Ravens Game

Mark Kaboly is reporting via Twitter that Steelers free safety Ryan Clark has been fine $40K this week for a hit or perhaps even two in the game this past Sunday night against the Ravens. This makes the second consecutive game that Clark has been fined for as he was docked $15K for an out […]

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Report: James Harrison Likely To Be Fined For Helmet To Helmet Hit On Ray Rice

ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported tonight during halftime of the Eagles Bears Monday night football game that Steelers linebacker James Harrison will likely join teammate Ryan Clark and Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis as players that might be fined for hits during the Steelers Ravens Sunday night game. I detailed the hits by both Clark […]

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Report: Steelers Sign WR Jerricho Cotchery To One Year Contract

Adam Shefter is reporting via Twitter that the Steelers will sign free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery today to a a one-year contract. Cotchery was released by the Jets following the lockout and made a visit to Latrobe this past weekend. Cotchery left without a contract and visited with the Ravens just days ago. It […]

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Calming The Panic Of The Steelers Still Being Over The Salary Cap

Steeler Nation is panicking this morning over the tweet by Adam Schefter that the Steelers are still roughly $11 million over the salary cap. The reason why that number is so high is presumably because the Steelers have not made the restructures official of players like Ben Roethlisberger, James Harrison, Chris Kemoeatu, Brett Keisel and […]

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Steelers Re-Sign CB Ike Taylor To 4 Year Deal

Steelers unrestricted free agent cornerback Ike Taylor will not make to market as Adam Schefter is reporting via Twitter that he will likely end his career in Pittsburgh after agreeing to a new 4 year contract. Details of the contract are unavailable right now, but it means that Taylor is signed through the 2014 season. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday July 20th – Pouncey Twins Invade ESPN Edition

Maurkice Pouncey and twin brother Mike Pouncey were all over ESPN on Tuesday and you can watch one of the interviews below with them and listen to the radio interview on the Scott Van Pelt Show. Maurkice thinks the team will get past the off field incidents quickly. Safety Ryan Clark joined 93.7 The Fan […]

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Harrison Calls Roethlisberger To Explain Comments, Feelings Of Mendenhall Might Be Hurt

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter is reporting via Twitter that Steelers linebacker James Harrison has talked to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger today to explain his comments in the upcoming issue of Men’s Journal. Schefter cites that former Steelers running back Merril Hoge, a close confidant of Roethlisberger\’s, told him that the phone call took place and that […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #61 Barber & Burress Rumors Episode

The Terrible Podcast is up and in this episode David Todd and I do our best to avoid the labor situation all together. Nothing new there, so nothing to talk about. There was, however, some news from Adam Schefter regarding free agency. Players in their fifth and sixth seasons will be unrestricted free agents going […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday June 22nd – Ben Been Burress Buddy Edition

Ben Roethlisberger says he’s been in frequent contact with Plaxico Burress since Burress was released from prison earlier this month, and he’s excited about what Burress can do when he returns to the football field. “I’ve talked to Plax a number of times in the last couple of weeks,” Roethlisberger told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “I […]

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Colon, Gay, Spaeth & Sepulveda Now Expected To Be Unrestricted Free Agents

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter reported earlier today that unsigned players with four or more accrued seasons are expected to become unrestricted free agents in the next collective bargaining agreement. If that indeed is the case, tackle Willie Colon, tight end Matt Spaeth, cornerback William Gay and punter Daniel Sepulveda will all likely be considered unrestricted […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 17th – Camp Tomlin Underway Edition

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is playing host to a free two-day camp yesterday and today for boys and girls ages 7-14 at Brashear High School. The camp is funded by the corporate sponsors, who underwrite the entire camp. Pro Football Focus has the pass blocking efficiency numbers up now for the tight ends and […]

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Would The Steelers Draft Mark Ingram If He Falls To Them?

The latest buzz making the circuit on the internet is the stock drop of Alabama running back Mark Ingram. Ingram\’s drop reportedly is because of the long-term stability of Ingram’s knee and the fear that he may develop degenerative arthritis. The former Heisman Trophy winner underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee late last August […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday April 11th – Roethlisberger Do-over Edition

The latest Hearing from Coach Tomlin segment is up on Steelers.com and Mike Tomlin talks about pre draft visits, the draft process and other draft topics. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and offensive coordinator Bruce Arians would pass even more if it were up to them. According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Judge Susan Richard […]

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Art Rooney II Denies Report Flozell Adams Could Be Cut This Week

Ed Bouchette reported this morning that Steelers president Art Rooney II said in Chantilly, Va., that the club wants right tackle Flozell Adams back next season, denying a Tweet report by Adam Schefter of ESPN that Adams could be a potential cut this week by the Steelers. Rooney II was in Virginia taking part in […]

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