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Steelers May Get An Extra $506K Worth Of Salary Cap Space In 2012

Every penny helps, especially when it relates to the NFL salary cap and it looks as if the Pittsburgh Steelers might have another $506,000 worth of salary cap space to work with if the report today by Mike Florio is correct. As Florio points out, there is an important provision in the new Collective Bargaining […]

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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 March 11th – Respect Me Ike Edition

Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor was on the Get Up Sports radio show Thursday and it was a pretty candid interview. Taylor also scolded fans for always getting on the secondary and says they need to respect them more and stop being so critical. You can listen below. Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic address […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday March 10th – Tomlin Not Cutting Cheese In Wisconsin Edition

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was present for the Wisconsin Pro Day on Wednesday as tackle Gabe Carimi, defensive end J.J. Watt and tight end Lance Kendricks were all on display. All three seem to be on the Steelers radar in one capacity or another. Despite not yet signing free agent cornerback Ike Taylor, Ed […]

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24 Hour Extension Granted For NFLPA & Owner Labor Negotiations

According to several sources, the NFL and NFLPA agreed Thursday to a 24-hour extension of the negotiating window for a new collective bargaining agreement. The original deadline of the current CBA expiration had been 11:59 p.m. ET Thursday. The two sides now have 24-hours to come to some kind of an agreement or it looks […]

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Explaining The Steelers 2011 Tender Offers To Free Agents

I know there is likely tons of confusion about the tenders the Steelers have offered Willie Colon, William Gay, Matt Spaeth, Dennis Dixon and Tony Hills, so I hope this post clears up your confusion. I will go player by player and explain each. These 5 players are the only free agents the Steelers have […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday February 25th – No More Fear Of The Beard Edition

Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert had a Q&A session with reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine and met later with a small group of Pittsburgh beat writers in Indy covering the event. We will be compiling all the 2011 NFL Combine results as they come in complete with official weights and measurements. This […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday February 18th – Colbert A Flozell Fan Edition

Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert says the Steelers would like to have tackle Flozell Adams back for a 14th NFL season. Colbert commented on several other things as well when Bob Labriola caught up with him recently. John Harris list some potential candidates for the vacant secondary coach position and reasons behind each. The […]

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Steelers 2010 Contract Year Players & Players Under Contract Update

It is time to take an updated look at the current players on the Steelers roster and what season is there final year of their contract. The two big names that will talked about in the offseason of course will be outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley and right cornerback Ike Taylor. I would not expect the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday September 29th – Batch Mentors Buckeye Edition

Charlie Batch seems to be mentoring OSU quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Batch\’s brother married Pryor\’s cousin. The two had a relationship well before Pryor was the top recruit and player in the country. The NFL and its players\’ union discussed a proposal to change to an 18-game regular season during a bargaining session Tuesday. Both sides […]

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Early Look At Steelers 2011 Free Agents Players In Final Year Of Contract

The 53 man roster is set for now and the Steelers are about to announce their practice squad and begin preparations to face the Altanta Falcons in week 1 of the 2010 season. Before the season starts, I wanted to take a look at the current players on the 53 man roster who are in […]

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Face The Fact That Face Me Ike Faces Final Season With Steelers

It is hard to imagine that the only active starting cornerback in the NFL to win two Super Bowls would finish his career in a uniform other than a Steelers one, but that is exactly what likely will happen with Ike Taylor. Taylor is entering the final year of a $23.75 million contract extension he […]

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July 15 Deadline Arrives With No New Deal For Jeff Reed

Today may seen like a normal offseason Friday, but July 15th is the deadline for franchise tag players to have new deals signed or they must play for the one-year tender amount offered by the team. Such is the case with kicker Jeff Reed who was given the franchise tag in February to keep the […]

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Steelers Will Not Let LaMarr Woodley Just Walk Away

Here we are two and half weeks away from the sound of helmets and shoulder pads hitting at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe and most of Steeler Nation is collectively freaking out over the LaMarr Woodley contract situation. ESPN North blogger James Walker reported on Monday that the Steelers will not extend Woodley prior to […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday January 20th

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor and linebacker James Farrior are working with renowned trainer Tom Shaw and three Florida State draft prospects down in Florida. I hope Shaw has a fountain of youth pool. The weekly Ed Bouchette\’s Steelers chat transcript is up on PPG. Bouchette says he voted for Heath Miller, Jeff Reed and LaMarr […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday January 13th

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu will be in a second quarter Super Bowl commercial for the cable channel truTV. The spot will promote “NFL Full Contact,” a new show promising a behind-the-scenes view of professional football. Let\’s hope there is no jinx like the Head and Shoulders/Madden/Coke Zero jinx of 2009. The latest chat transcript from […]

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Outside Chance Casey Hampton Could Be Back In 2010

There is a pretty good chance that Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton could be playing his final game in a Steelers uniform on Sunday versus the Miami Dolphins. Big Snack is an unrestricted free agent and will be 33 by the time the 2010 season starts. His return to Pittsburgh will likely decided by whether […]

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NFL Expands Salary Cap To $127 million in 2009

The salary cap will be expanded to $127 million in 2009. NFL teams didn’t spend as much as they were supposed to under the collective bargaining agreement the past three years so teams were notified on Wednesday that the salary cap will increase over $4 million from $123 to $127 million for this coming year. […]

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