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Steelers 2014 Free Agency As It Relates To Compensatory Formula

Now that June 1 is finally here, we can now close out the unrestricted free agent additions and losses of the Pittsburgh Steelers for the offseason as it relates to what will be used in determining compensatory draft picks next offseason. Remember, unrestricted free agent players signed from this point forward no longer count. As […]

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Steelers Awarded Three Compensatory Picks For The 2014 NFL Draft

The 2014 compensatory draft picks have been announced and the Pittsburgh Steelers have been awarded picks in 3rd round (97th overall), 5th round (173rd) and 6th round (215th) for 2014 NFL Draft. The third round pick comes courtesy of the loss of wide receiver Mike Wallace last offseason while the fifth-round pick is likely for […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Guesses Team Will Receive Just Two Compensatory Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Steelers could very well find out Monday at the NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, FL just how many compensatory draft picks they will have for the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft, but as of Sunday, general manager Kevin Colbert still isn’t quite sure how many to expect. According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, […]

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Steelers 2014 Compensatory Draft Picks Expected To Be Awarded On Monday

The NFL owners’ meetings get underway Monday in Orlando, FL and if the league keeps the same schedule as last year, we should know what compensatory picks the Pittsburgh Steelers will be awarded by the end of that first day. Last offseason, the Steelers lost five unrestricted free agents that signed with other teams and […]

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A Way Too Early Look At The Steelers Gains And Loses From a Compensatory Draft Pick Standpoint

The 2014 compensatory drat picks will be announced later on this month and already people are starting to look forward to what the Pittsburgh Steelers might get in 2015 for the free agent loses they incurred so far this offseason. Here is a quick look at what has happened so far as we start moving […]

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Compensatory Draft Pick Prognosticator Predicts Three For Steelers This Offseason

As Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com pointed out in a Friday blog post, his good friend Craig Turner has become quite the expert at predicting compensatory draft picks that teams will receive for the net loss of their free agents. In fact, last year Turner correctly predicted the right team and round of 24 of the total […]

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A Look Back At The Players Cut Or Not Re-signed By The Steelers Last Offseason

The Super Bowl is now over and the 2014 free agency signing period is just a little more than a month away. Today, we will take a look back at how the players faired in 2013 that were either cut by the Pittsburgh Steelers last offseason, or were free agents that they chose not to […]

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Speculating The Steelers 2014 Compensatory Draft Picks Post June 1st

A reader emailed me on Thursday and asked what I thought the Pittsburgh Steelers might possibly receive in the form compensatory draft picks next offseason due to all the losses that they had this offseason. In order to venture a guess at this, you first have to look at the contracts signed by each and […]

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Steelers Sixth Round Draft Pick History Under Kevin Colbert

The NFL announced on Monday from the 2013 NFL owners meetings that the Pittsburgh Steelers received a sixth-round compensatory draft pick for the upcoming 2013 NFL draft. With that pick now official, the Steelers will have two picks in the sixth round baring them trading their original one away during the draft. I thought that […]

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Steelers Receive Sixth Round Compensatory Pick In The 2013 NFL Draft

The 2013 NFL compensatory draft picks were announced on Monday at the annual NFL owners\’ meeting and the Pittsburgh Steelers received a sixth-round compensatory pick for their loss of cornerback William Gay to the Arizona Cardinals during the free agency signing period last off-season. The picks is the 38th in the sixth round and the […]

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Steelers Likely To Be Issued Seventh Round Compensatory 2013 Draft Pick As Early As Today

We could find out as early today if indeed the Pittsburgh Steelers will receive the projected seventh-round compensatory draft pick in the upcoming 2013 draft, as they are normally announced on Monday at the annual NFL owners\’ meetings. The Steelers only lost one unrestricted free agent last off-season in cornerback William Gay, who signed on […]

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Steelers Projected To Receive Seventh Round Compensatory Draft Pick

Compensatory draft picks for the 2013 NFL draft are usually announced at the NFL owner\’s meetings, which this year take place in Arizona on March 17-20. The formula for figuring out compensatory draft picks has never been released, but that doesn\’t stop people from trying to crack the code just the same. The Pittsburgh Steelers […]

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Reasons Why The Steelers Are Unlikely To Release Rashard Mendenhall

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday that they have suspended running back Rashard Mendenhall for one game for conduct detrimental to the team. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported a short time after that he was told the detrimental conduct was Mendenhall failing to show up at Heinz Field on Sunday for the game […]

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Steelers Compensatory Draft Picks Awarded Today Are Like Unscratched Lottery Tickets

Earlier today it was announced that the Pittsburgh Steelers received three 7th round compensatory draft picks for the three unrestricted free agents lost last offseason and I have yet to hear of one party being thrown that celebrates that news. Is it hard to get excited about three extra picks in the final round of […]

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Steelers Awarded Three 2012 7th Round Compensatory Draft Picks

Surprise, surprise, surprise! The 2012 compensatory draft picks were doled out today at the NFL owners meetings and the Pittsburgh Steelers received three 7th round compensatory picks for the loss of tight end Matt Spaeth, defensive tackle Nick Eason and linebacker Keyaron Fox presumably. As I posted early this morning it was looking like the […]

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Report: Steelers Likely To Receive Just One 7th Round Compensatory Draft Pick This Week

The NFL owners meetings get underway Monday down in Florida at that means the 2012 compensatory draft picks will be awarded for 2011 unrestricted free agents lost sometime this week. Compensatory picks are awarded by using a formula based on salary, playing time and postseason honors and is also weighed against any unrestricted free agents […]

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Steelers Likely To Be Awarded Two 7th Round Compensatory 2012 Draft Picks

While the 2012 compensatory draft picks will not be announced until the league meetings in March, it is pretty easy to guess that the Steelers at worst will receive two 7th round compensatory draft picks for the loss of unrestricted free agents, tight end Matt Spaeth and defensive tackle Nick Eason, last offseason. Compensatory picks […]

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Steelers Receive No 2011 Compensatory Draft Picks As Expected

The NFL handed out 32 compensatory draft picks for the 2011 NFL Draft that are awarded to teams that suffered a net loss of certain quality unrestricted free agents last offseason. The Steelers as expected did not receive any after receiving 3 last year. The compensatory draft picks will supplement the 221 regular picks in […]

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Is 11 Picks 3 Too Many?

The Steelers have an unprecedented 11 picks in the upcoming 2010 NFL draft that starts on Thursday night and have not had that many in 11 years. The last time they had more draft picks than that was 1992, when they had 14 in a 12-round draft. Last year the Steelers had 9 picks a […]

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NFL Announces 32 Compensatory Draft Choices to 19 Clubs

A total of 32 compensatory choices in the 2010 NFL Draft have been awarded to 19 teams, the NFL announced today. Under terms of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks. The number of […]

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Steelers Receive 3 Compensatory Draft Picks

The NFL announced today that the Steelers will receive three compensatory picks for the upcoming 2010 NFL draft. Just as I predicted the Steelers will get two 5th round picks and one 7th round pick for the 2009 free agent loses of wide receiver Nate Washington, cornerback Bryant McFadden and quarterback Byron Leftwich in free […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday March 22nd

The Steelers will find out Tuesday how many compensatory picks they will receive in this year\’s draft. You can view my projections I did on our picks a while ago as they are expected to receive picks for losing wide receiver Nate Washington, cornerback Bryant McFadden and quarterback Byron Leftwich in free agency last year. […]

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2010 Steelers Compensatory Draft Pick Projections

A few people have emailed me concerning how many compensatory draft picks the Steelers will be rewarded for the 2010 draft. You have to start first with what they lost free agency wise last offseason. The Steelers lost what looks to be three qualifying players in free agency and they did not sign any that […]

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Draft Day Trades Likely For The Steelers

The Steelers currently have 9 draft picks for this weekends 2009 NFL draft, but do not be surprised if they come out of the draft with only 6 or 7 players. The likelihood of the Steelers trading away a few picks to move up in the early or middle rounds of the draft is a […]

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Steelers Awarded Fifth Round Compensatory Pick In 2009 NFL Draft

Today the NFL awarded a fifth-round compensatory pick to the Steelers for the upcoming 2009 April draft. They were awrarded the compensatory pick for losing guard Alan Faneca and linebacker Clark Haggans to free agency last year while only adding running back Mewelde Moore via free agency. The pick will come at the end of […]

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Steelers Could Get 3rd Round Compensatory 2009 NFL Draft Pick

AdamJT13 has become a guru at figuring out compensatory NFL draft picks. Compensatory draft picks are awarded to teams that lose more or better compensatory free agents than they acquire, according to Adam. Adam gives a full explanation on his blog but in short it appears the Steelers could receive a third round compensatory 2009 […]

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