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Ryan Clarks Says CBA Might Not Be Ratified By Thursday Evening

The Steelers players rep Ryan Clark told reporters this morning that the new CBA official ratification from the players remains up in the air right now. Clark said this morning that the owners are not bargaining in good faith and the players might not ratify the new labor deal until sometime next week. If indeed […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Mark Kaboly Camp Report & Cap Talk Episode

Season 2, Episode 3 of The Terrible Podcast is up and day 3 of Steelers training camp is in the books now. I am joined by Mark Kaboly from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review who had the epic Plaxico Burress watch going on Twitter today as he gave a play-by-play of the Burress visit. Make sure you […]

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Steelers 2011 Training Camp – Day Two Recap

Day two of the Steelers 2011 training camp is now in the books and here is a recap with links for you in case you missed anything. First I invite you to listen to today\’s episode of The Terrible Podcast as it is jammed full of info and views of David Todd and myself, following […]

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LaMarr Woodley Contract Extension Expected Soon

The Steelers are reporting to Latrobe today for training camp and so starts the watch for an announcement of a long-term contract for outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley. Woodley was given the franchise tag prior to the lockout and it currently carries a $10 million plus price tag with it. A new deal for Woodley would […]

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Report: Steelers To Report To Training Camp Thursday At Latrobe

If things go well today with the players vote on the proposed CBA, the lockout will be lifted and the wild and crazy start of the NFL calender will then begin. Facilities will likely open either Tuesday or Wednesday and a report by Matt Pomeroy, the Manager of NFL Network Research, says that the Steelers […]

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Contracts Of Steelers 2011 Draft Picks Coming Into Focus

With the lockout looking like it will end early next week, the Steelers will have a full plate once the 2011 league calendar begins. Not only will they be tasked with signing their own unrestricted free agents they want to try to keep, but they also will charged with signing undrafted free agents in addition. […]

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2011-2014 NFL Minimum Base Salaries

Based on the new CBA proposal that was ratified by the owners on Thursday, the minimum base salary of NFL players will rise $55,000 from last year. Those salaries will subsequently rise $15,000 annually over the next 3 years. Below is a chart that shows minimum base salaries broken down by year and accrued years […]

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NFL Clubs Vote To Approve Comprehensive Agreement

OK, here is the outline of how things will go down pending the players voting to ratify the agreement. The Hall of Fame game has been cancelled. It also looks like the personal conduct policy will remain in full effect, but it looks like players will not be punished for comments. Good news for James […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #66 Football On The Horizon Episode

Episode #66 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in this episode David Todd and I (hopefully) close the books on Season 1. If the CBA gets signed, sealed and delivered we will resume our in-season schedule with three episodes a week and begin it all next week with Episode 1 of Season 2. We\’ll […]

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New CBA Could Protect Some Steelers Veterans From Being Cap Casualties

The early news this morning is that the new CBA could help teams keep high priced veterans as opposed to making them salary cap casualties. While PFT and others on Twitter have not expanded on this, it seems this could be some sort of soft cap that allows credits to players with a certain amount […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday July 21st – Are We There Yet Edition

Jeff Pash has said he expects the league and its players to continue working toward separate votes today on a new CBA that would end the four-month-old lockout. He thinks both sides are at the point where they can close. Reading between the lines I see it being Friday. John Clayton posted the cap situations […]

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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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The Cost Of Cutting James Harrison For Speaking His Mind

Many in Steeler Nation are overreacting to the latest comments Steelers linebacker James Harrison made in the August issue of Men\’s Journal and are crazily suggesting that the Steelers release Harrison because of it. Outside of it being ludicrous to cut one of, if not the best, outside pass rushing linebackers in the league, it […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday July 18th – NFLPA Likely To Have Back Of Harrison Edition

Mark Madden is at it again and this time he calls linebacker James Harrison an embarrassment for Pittsburgh and thinks the Steelers should suspend Harrison for the week one game against the Ravens. Perhaps Madden needs to think about taking some anger management classes as well. Speaking of Harrison, the recently retired Mike Vrabel doesn\’t […]

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Conference Call: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell & Steelers Season Ticket Holders

The well awaited conference call between NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the Steelers season ticket holders took place this afternoon as Goodell fielded several questions regarding the lockout negotiations, rookie pay scale, preseason games, Super Bowl ticket distribution and the fines levied against linebacker James Harrison among several other great questions. The Pittsburgh Post Gazette […]

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Steelers 2011 Roster As It Stands Today – Players Under Contract

During the Steelers pre draft press conference today Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert said, “We\’re going to pick based on our team as it currently stands,” Colbert said. “I don\’t know how it currently stands because there\’s different possibilities that exist. But when the lockout began this is our team as we know […]

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Summary Of NFL Proposal To NFLPA Released

On the NFL Labor site, they have released what they are calling a summary of the proposal the NFL made to the NFLPA. Should be be aware as you read these releases going forward, you know which side is putting them out as one side is surely to twist things to make it look like […]

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Goodell Sends Email To Fans About Decision Of Union

Hours after the NFLPA decided to decertify on Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent out the following email about the decision of the union to decertify. This is merely the posturing on the NFL side and both sides are calling each other liars as of tonight and that neither side had any intentions of getting […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday March 9th – Pharaoh Sacked In An Elevator Edition

Steelers scout Mark Gorscak was present for the Tuesday Alabama A&M Pro Day where little known defensive tackle Frank Kearse was on display. Also on display were tackle Anquez Jackson, defensive tackle Korey Morrison, running back Ulysses Banks, inside linebacker Afu Okosun and wide receiver Rashad Johnson. Gorscak commented on only Kearse and Jackson in […]

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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 – Friday March 4th – Shiver Me Tenders Edition

The Steelers have tendered contracts to four more players besides Willie Colon. I explained each tender offer here of both the restricted and unrestricted free agents and what it means going forward. Ed Bouchette breaks down the NFL labor negotiations and puts them in a Q & A format that is easy to understand. He […]

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Steelers Face Several Big Decisions With Players Still Under Contract

The Steelers now head into the offseason and will be faced with not only key decisions with several free agents, but with several players currently under contract next season and beyond as well. I have identified 6 players below I think the Steelers will have to think hard and long about in the offseason. These […]

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Steelers Super Bowl Roster Will Include Tough Decisions

Super Bowl XLV is still more than a week and a half away and already the Steelers are faced with some tough decisions for the game day roster on Super Bowl Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. It is no surprise that rookie center Maurkice Pouncey is looking real doubtful to be ready after his […]

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