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How Does Alex Mack’s Contract Impact Negotiations With Maurkice Pouncey?

The Cleveland Browns hardly flinched before agreeing to match the offer sheet that center Alex Mack signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, despite that offer sheet containing language that gives the player the ability to void the last three years of the five-year contract, which just so happens to contain a front-loaded guaranteed money value. The […]

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Steelers 2014 Preseason Schedule Features Games Against Giants, Bills, Eagles And Panthers

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 preseason schedule has now been released and the two home games this year will played against the Buffalo Bills and the Carolina Panthers. The Steelers two preseason road games will be against the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers will open the preseason on the road against the […]

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Steelers 2014 Preseason Schedule To Be Announced Wednesday Afternoon

The Pittsburgh Steelers will announce their 2014 preseason schedule Wednesday afternoon. While we are only speculating, there’s a good chance that the Steelers final of the four exhibition games will be at home against the Carolina Panthers. If that is indeed winds up being the case, then the Steelers will more than likely open the […]

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Pre-Draft Free Agent Movements: Wide Receiver

The vast bulk of the offseason roster moves to be made before the draft are already completed, so now is a good time to start taking a look at how the month of March (and the early portions of April) have affected the depth chart. The Pittsburgh Steelers entered the offseason with 21 unrestricted free […]

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Steelers Free Agent Departures Piling Up

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed seven free agents from outside the organization, they have now lost eight of their own free agents in the process, having come in with 22 free agents in total. Granted, few of them went on to sign contracts of any significance, or are expected to play a big role […]

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Steelers Offer Little Guarantees To Their Incoming Free Agents

In stark contrast to recent offseasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers have already handed out new contracts to seven different free agents coming from other teams over the course of the past month since the start of free agency. In the process, they have handed out close to $40 million, with only Mike Mitchell’s contract extending beyond […]

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Steelers Close The Book On Phase One Of Free Agency

With the signing late last week of running back LeGarrette Blount, the Pittsburgh Steelers put an exclamation point on what is likely the conclusion of Phase One of their free agency plan, which I expect to be on hiatus until June now. The Steelers re-signed many of their own 21 unrestricted free agents in addition […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Will Only Be A Two Down Player If Ever Asked To Play Inside

In 2013 with the Buffalo Bills, new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats started 12 games. However, despite all of those starts, he still managed to only play 301 defensive snaps. So why so few snaps? When looking at his tape from last season, it’s clear that he was just used primarily on run downs and […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says QB Ben Roethlisberger Hasn’t Asked For A “Tall” Wide Receiver

Since the 2013 season ended, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has reported that sources have told him that the Pittsburgh Steelers “intend” on drafting a “tall” wide receiver for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. While that very well might end up being the case, Roethlisberger apparently hasn’t asked the team to go that route. In an […]

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Leadership Is A Natural Part Of Roster Evolution

Leadership does not exist in a vacuum. It is not finite, and losing a source of leadership does not represent a lower ‘ceiling’ of leadership qualities. That is what the Pittsburgh Steelers are banking on this season, especially following the releases of linebackers Larry Foote and LaMarr Woodley, two of the most veteran players on […]

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Saints QB Drew Brees Heaps Praise On Former WR Lance Moore

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now trying to find a free agent replacement for veteran wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery, who signed Thursday with the Carolina Panthers. This past week, they had former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore in a for a visit and on Thursday, his former quarterback Drew Brees spoke highly of the […]

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With Cotchery Gone, It’s Antonio Brown’s Time To Lead

The Pittsburgh Steelers withstood their sixth free agent loss of the offseason thus far when veteran wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery elected to accept an offer with the wideout-starved Carolina Panthers rather than return to Pittsburgh. Before him were the departures of defensive linemen Ziggy Hood and Al Woods, running back Jonathan Dwyer, tight end David […]

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Jerricho Cotchery Contract Update

There’s a new update on the contract signed Thursday with the Carolina Panthers by former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery. While panthers.com and David Newton of ESPN.com both call it a two-year contract, evidently it is a five-year deal worth $8.015 million and includes a $2.25 signing bonus. Cotchery’s base salaries in the first […]

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Report: Panthers Gave Former Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery Two Years, $5 Million

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost veteran free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery to the Carolina Panthers on Thursday and now we are starting to hear the details of the contract that he has now signed. According to David Newton of ESPN.com, Cotchery signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Panthers and a majority of that […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Recent Visitors, Jerricho Cotchery Decision, Kelvin Benjamin & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 87 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start of this show by talking about the recent free agent visit made by Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew and whether or not he would be a perfect compliment to starter Le’Veon Bell. The Steelers reportedly might have […]

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Steelers Have Now Lost 113 Receptions For 1,342 Yards And 16 Touchdowns During Free Agency

Veteran free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is now a former member of the Pittsburgh Steelers after coming to terms with the Carolina Panthers on Thursday. Now that we know that Cotchery won’t be back in 2014, the Steelers have lost two wide receivers from last season during free agency that combined, caught 113 passes […]

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Report: Steelers Free Agent WR Jerricho Cotchery Expected To Sign With Panthers

It appears as though Pittsburgh Steelers free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery has made his choice and it appears to be the Carolina Panthers, according to the REAL Ian Rapoport of nfl.com. Cotchery visited with Panthers several days ago and now it appears as though he will be leaving the Steelers after playing the last […]

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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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New Steelers S Mike Mitchell Believes He Was A Pro Bowl Snub Last Season

New Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell said he hopes to under-promise and over-deliver for his new team in a recent interview on Ohio University radio station WOUB. Mitchell, who recorded 66 total tackles, three and a half sacks and four interceptions in 2013, is also coming to Pittsburgh carrying a bit of a chip on […]

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Cleveland Browns Confirm Visit With Free Agent DE Alex Carrington

According to ESPN’s Pat McManamon, as well as The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot, the Cleveland Browns have confirmed a visit by free agent defensive end Alex Carrington, with whom the Pittsburgh Steelers have interest. While the Steelers have limited cap space, and are currently swinging on the pendulum of Jerricho Cotchery’s decision to […]

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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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What’s Left For The Steelers To Do After One Week Of Free Agency?

The 2014 free agency signing period is now into its second week and the pace of signings has slowed considerable. The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed two unrestricted free agents from other teams so far, but will likely sign a few more prior to the start of training camp. Here, now, is a look at the […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Jerricho Cotchery Now Has A Big Decision To Make

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery thankfully left Charlotte without  signing a contract with the Carolina Panthers and now will reportedly decide over the course of the next few days where he will play in 2014. Being as this will likely be Cotchery’s last contract, it’s good that he’s decided […]

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Steelers Free Agent WR Jerricho Cotchery Leaves Meeting With Panthers Without Contract

So you’re telling me there’s a chance? Yeah! Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery has wrapped up his Tuesday visit with the Carolina Panthers and has left Charlotte unsigned, according to Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer. Person goes on to say that the veteran receiver is deciding between the Steelers and […]

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Jerricho Cotchery’s Visit With The Panthers Started With A Monday Night Dinner

Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery arrived in Charlotte Monday evening for his visit with the Carolina Panthers and they wasted no time in welcoming him. According to Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer, Cotchery’s evening started with him having dinner with Panthers head coach Ron Rivera and offensive coordinator Mike Shula. […]

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Report: New Raiders WR James Jones Considered Steelers

On Monday, former Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones signed a three-year, $11.3 million contract with the Oakland Raiders, but apparently the Pittsburgh Steelers had interest in him. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Jones considered the Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks, but ultimately decided on signing with the Raiders, because, […]

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