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Albert Breer: Lessons Learned On The New Salary Cap Realities

The monetary landscape for players and teams has changed a fair bit since the lockout a few seasons ago. The uncapped year created opportunities for some, and problems for others—even later on down the road. When the new Collective Bargaining Agreement was reached, the salary cap was kept low for the first few years. It […]

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Steelers Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin On Hand For LSU Pro Day

The LSU Pro Day is taking place on Wednesday and Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin are present for it, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. Colbert and Tomlin are really getting bang for their buck as offensive draft prospects Odell Beckham Jr., Jarvis Landry, Jeremy Hill and […]

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Early Projections Have 2014 NFL Salary Cap At $126.3 Million

It has long been expected that the 2014 NFL salary cap number would remain somewhat flat and on Wednesday, Albert Breer of the NFL Network reported that the early projected cap number for next season is $126.3 million, which would be an increase of $3.3 million over 2013. Projected cap numbers for the following year […]

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Longtime Ravens Safety Ed Reed Headed To The Texans

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not have to face safety Ed Reed in 2013 unless they play the Houston Texans in the playoffs as the longtime Baltimore Ravens defensive back is on the verge of signing a two-year deal to end his career in Houston. Reed told Albert Breer of the NFL Network on Wednesday, that […]

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Breaking Down The Joe Flacco Contract As It Relates To Yearly Salary Cap Charges

The Baltimore Ravens signed quarterback Joe Flacco to a six year, $120.6 million contract on Monday and a few people have asked me how that will affect their salary cap situation moving forward. First of all, let\’s look at the reported numbers. Albert Breer of the NFL Network reported that Flacco received a $29 million […]

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Steelers Restructure Contract Of LB Lawrence Timmons

The first offseason contract restructure for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been taken care of as Albert Breer of NFL.com reports linebacker Lawrence Timmons has had his 2013 cap hit lowered roughly $5 million. Timmons was originally set to earn a $5.375 million base salary in 2013 and also had a roster bonus due him of […]

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James Harrison Plays Dodgeball While He Awaits Word From The Steelers

According to Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and his agent have yet to be asked to restructure his contract or take a pay cut with less than four weeks to go until the new league starts. “There is nothing going on,” said Harrison\’s agent, Bill Parise, via the report […]

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Omar Khan Likely To Remain With Steelers

Albert Breer of NFL.com reported Thursday evening via Twitter that the New York Jets have offered their general manager job to Seattle Seahawks vice president of football operations, John Idzik. The potential hiring of Idzik means the Jets have decided to pass on Pittsburgh Steelers director of football operations and business administrations Omar Khan, who […]

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2013 NFL Restricted Free Agent Tender Amounts Announced

Albert Breer of the NFL Network tweeted out the 2013 restricted tender amounts for the upcoming offseason as we move towards the start of free agency. The numbers, as expected, only increased by the minimum 5%, as per the CBA, which shows that the 2013 salary cap won\’t rise much in 2013. 2013 Restricted Free […]

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Steelers Remove James Harrison & Jason Worilds From PUP List

Albert Breer is reporting Tuesday afternoon via Twitter the linebackers James Harrison and Jason Worilds have both been removed from the Active PUP list. Harrison has not practiced since the Steelers first OTA session after having problems with his left knee. The veteran linebacker had a procedure done almost two weeks ago that was rumored […]

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Report: Tomlin Pressed Ambassador Rooney To Get Deal Done With Polamalu

NFL Network reporter Albert Breer is reporting this evening that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin actually called Steelers patriarch Dan Rooney in Ireland last week and implored him to get a new contract extension done with safety Troy Polamalu before the season started. Polamalu, who was entering the final year of his contract, signed a […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Fourteen Recap

Day fourteen was the type of day at Steelers training camp that we all hate to hear about as rookie sensation 7th round draft pick Baron Batch has likely torn the ACL in his left knee late in practice today. Batch reportedly got his foot caught in a seam after finishing a run. The injury […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 25th – Hope Running Out In Tennessee Edition

Albert Breer reports that all what remains is “a few small points” in the language and the goal is for the NFLPA to be able to present the completed document to its 13-man executive committee today with a vote to follow. Breer reports that the doors would open Tuesday and teams will be allowed to […]

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Steelers Potential 2011 Salary Cap Casualties

The latest news concerning the 2011 salary cap per Albert Breer and Jason La Canfora is that it is now projected to be roughly $123 million per team. They state as a practical matter that it will “feel” more like $130 million to teams when the cap credits and new cap exceptions are factored in. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday July 12th – Ageless Farrior Edition

Linebacker James Farrior is not worried about the Steelers having any problems regrouping when the lockout is over, because they have a veteran team. NFL.com Senior Analyst Pat Kirwan looks at three things each team in the AFC North should do following the lockout. Kirwan thinks a 3rd down back is in order for the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 11th – Rookie Salary Hangup Edition

Gerry Dulac still thinks the Steelers will re-sign free agent cornerback Ike Taylor according to his Sunday story. Albert Breer of the NFL Network reported on Sunday that the rookie salary system is a major discussion point as talks roll on today. Even the twin brother of Tiki Barber, Ronde Barber, does not think it […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday July 8th – LeBeau Makes Impression On CFL Linebacker Edition

Linebacker Renauld Williams was with the Steelers last training camp is now back in the CFL with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, but speaks highly about the brief time he got to play under defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau. Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth is a former Mackey Award winner in college and he weighed in yesterday on […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday July 5th – Clark Talks Samoa Edition

A group of retired players filed a class-action complaint against the owners and current players in federal court Monday, saying they have been excluded from the mediation sessions taking place in an attempt to end the lockout. Former Steelers running back Franco Harris is one of the named plaintiffs. Albert Breer of the NFL Network […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday June 21st – 30 Years Of The 3-4 Defense Edition

The NFL will hold a crucial owners meeting near Chicago\’s O\’Hare International Airport today, with the lockout now well into its fourth month. Albert Breer has the latest update on what will likely take place over the next few days. Ed Bouchette looks back at the 1982 season when the Steelers changed from a 4-3 […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday June 9th – Cowboy Hines Ward Edition

Hines Ward was a presenter last night at the 2011 CMT Music Awards and wore his black cowboy hat and big belt buckle as he presented an award with Packers linebacker Clay Matthews. You can catch a quick glimpse of Hines at the 1:09 mark in the video recap below. A motion was filed on […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 3rd – They Found Chad Scott Edition

Steelers first round draft pick Cameron Heyward joined 790 The Zone in Atlanta to give his thoughts on the Jim Tressel resignation from Ohio State and states that he had no knowledge of what went on at the tattoo parlor. Steelers tight end Matt Spaeth claims he is still rehabbing a sore knee (an inflamed […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday April 14th – Roethlisberger Extreme Makeover Edition

ESPN North blogger James Walker looks at that image makeover of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger since the alleged Milledgeville incident. Nolan Nawrocki from Pro Football Weekly thinks Miami cornerback Brandon Harris fits well with the Steelers physical style and would be a solid pick for the Steelers at #31. Steelers beat writer Ed Bouchette is leaning […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday April 5th – Pouncey Reality Show Edition

Reportedly the Twitter accounts of the Pouncey Twins are real and there very well could be a reality show in the works if you are to believe Mike Pouncey. I am always skeptical about these accounts of athletes until they are verified. Hines Ward reportedly knocked it out of the park again on Dancing with […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday March 8th – A Bus Load Of Optimism Edition

Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis was down in Jacksonville at a Latitude 30 bowling alley grand opening and said he thinks the owners and players will reach deal soon. Bettis was checking out the bowling alley as he is planning to open one in Pittsburgh. The big news on Monday was the announcement that […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday February 14th – Pouncey Envy Edition

Mike Bires gets the hopes of Steeler Nation up with his article about the Steelers possibly drafting Mike Pouncey to play along side twin brother Maurkice Pouncey on the offensive line. Dale Lolley thinks getting a deal done with cornerback Ike Taylor will be pretty easy and predicts he will likely take less money to […]

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