Chris Hubbard

Steelers 2017 Pre-Draft Movements: Offensive Tackle

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with well over a dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, and also tendered their two restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at wide receiver, defensive…



Steelers Re-sign RFA T Chris Hubbard

Ahead of the start of the new league year the Pittsburgh Steelers placed a right of first refusal restricted tender on tackle Chris Hubbard and with a few weeks remaining before the deadline for him to sign an offer sheet from another team he has now been re-signed, according to…



2016 Player Exit Meetings – OL Chris Hubbard

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Steelers Gambling With RFA Tenders On Ross Cockrell, Chris Hubbard

The restricted free agent has become a dying breed ever since the new Collective Bargaining Agreement was installed, which made rookie contracts for players beyond the first round all four-year contracts. Previously, players beyond the first round were typically given three-year contracts, making them restricted free agents in the year…



Chris Hubbard A Lesson In Value Of ‘The More You Can Do’ Mantra

It was reported last night by ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that the Pittsburgh Steelers applied a restricted free agent tender on offensive lineman Chris Hubbard, preventing him from hitting free agency. They gave him an original-round tender, which, as a former undrafted free agent, merely gives them the right of first…


Steelers Reportedly Tender OL Chris Hubbard

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly tendered OL Chris Hubbard at the lowest level, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. He sent out this tweet minutes ago. Steelers have placed right of first refusal tender on restricted free agent OT Chris Hubbard, per source. — Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 2, 2017 As Fowler writes,…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis: OL Chris Hubbard – Restricted

Player: Chris Hubbard Position: Offensive Line Experience: 3 Free Agent Status: Restricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $600,000 2016 Season Breakdown: He may not exactly be a favorite among Steelers fans—I personally advocated that he should not make the roster in 2015 following his terrible preseason performance that year—but Chris Hubbard…



Should The Steelers Restricted Tender T Chris Hubbard?

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have been busy tendering and ultimately re-signing several of their exclusive rights free agents so far during the offseason, they’ve yet to do anything with their two players who are set to become restricted free agents, cornerback Ross Cockrell and tackle Chris Hubbard. While it’s pretty…


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Interior OL

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Offensive Tackle

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…


Chris Hubbard’s Improved Value Could Attract Outside Interest

The restricted free agent has become a dying breed over the course of the past six years ever since the most recent shuffling of the collective bargaining agreement made all rookie draft pick contracts at least four years. Only undrafted players and those who were released and not claimed off…