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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Has Yet To Hear From Team About An Extension

Now that we know that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger won’t be getting a contract extension until next offseason, the most obvious player that might see his contract extended prior to the start of the 2014 regular season is cornerback Cortez Allen. Allen, who is entering the final year of his rookie contract after being […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Won’t Get Contract Extension Until Next Offseason

It’s going to be next offseason before Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger gets a contract extension, but he and his agent have both been informed about that decision and both appear to be on board with it. “I met with Ben shortly before we did the Maurkice Pouncey signing (in the middle of June) just […]

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Digging Deeper Into A Fair Contract Extension For Steelers CB Cortez Allen

With the contract extension for Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey now out of the way, the team can now turn their attention to a few other players that are entering the final year of their rookie contracts. One of those players could be cornerback Cortez Allen, but it’s tough to find comparisons to the former […]

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Steelers Have Had Preliminary Contract Extension Talks With T Marcus Gilbert

Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert is heading into the final year of his rookie contract and he’s made it clear that he wants to remain with the team that drafted him. “I love it here,” Gilbert told Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “I wouldn’t want to go anywhere else. My agent is working on […]

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Report: Steelers Have Multi-Year Offer On Table For LB Jason Worilds

I thought that I posted about this on Thursday, but apparently the server gremlin ate the story. By the sound of things, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds won’t be the next player to have his contract extended. In fact, it’s looking more and more like the former second-round draft pick will play out the 2014 […]

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Not Much Wiggle Room When It Comes To Steelers Two Unsigned Draft Picks

The Pittsburgh Steelers head into Wednesday with two draft picks currently unsigned and Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette thinks it might take a little bit longer to sign defensive end Stephon Tuitt and wide receiver/running back Dri Archer. Bouchette wrote on Wednesday that the hold up on getting those two picks signed could be […]

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Steelers LB Jason Worilds Taking One Day At A Time Approach To Contract Situation

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds failed to practice again on Tuesday, but he did talk to the media afterwards With Worilds currently playing under the one-year transition tender that he signed back in March, he was asked if he’d still like to get a long-term deal done with the Steelers prior to the start […]

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49ers Reportedly Sign QB Colin Kaepernick To Six-Year Extension Worth Up To $126 Million

On Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers signed quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a six-year contract extension that can be worth up to $126 million. While the exact breakdown of the deal is still a little bit fuzzy, it appears as though Kaepernick will receive roughly $61 million guaranteed as part of that deal. Being as Kaepernick as […]

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Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey Says Contract Talks Not Currently On His Mind

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has seemingly recovered from the knee injury that he suffered last year in the season-opener and now the former first-round draft pick enters the final year of his rookie contract not knowing whether or not he’ll get an extension worked out prior to the start of the 2014 regular season. […]

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No Productive Contract Talks Yet Between Steelers, Jason Worilds

There are still roughly 100 days to go until the start of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 regular-season. Unless something changes between now and then, linebacker Jason Worilds will likely play the year under the one-year, $9.754 million transition tag that he signed back in March. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, there have […]

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Contract Extension Talks With Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Creep Along

If the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to extend the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger this offseason, they have roughly 100 days left to get it done. However, by the sound of things on Tuesday, no significant progress has been made in that area. “I tell my agents if anything important happens let me know,” said […]

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Steelers Might Be Best Served To Treat Jason Worilds In 2014 Like They Did Max Starks In 2008

On Sunday at the annual NFL owner’s meetings in Orlando, FL, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spoke about outside linebacker Jason Worilds and how he is best suited to play on the left side, and how he’s happy with the way he’s progressed since they drafted him. While Worilds did have a career year […]

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Timing Of Contract Extension For Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Still Up In The Air

Earlier in the offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II said that while the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could be extended this offseason, there’s no guarantee that it will get done until next offseason. On Sunday at the NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, FL, general manager Kevin Colbert reiterated what his boss said […]

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Why Jason Worilds Might Just Get A 5-Year, $45 Million Contract From The Steelers

Not long after the Pittsburgh Steelers placed the transition tag on linebacker Jason Worilds earlier this week, the former second-round draft pick accepted it and he’s now guaranteed to make $9.754 million in 2014 as a result. Both sides obviously want to get a long-term deal done at this point, but like it or not, […]

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Former Steelers QB Charlie Batch Wants Contract Of Ben Roethlisberger Extended Right Now

Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch has now moved on with his life’s work and that includes him making various appearances on the major sports media networks as an NFL analyst. In addition, Batch is not afraid to express his opinions about the state of his former team on social media and on Thursday, he […]

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End Of Combine Means It’s Now Contract Restructure Time For The Steelers

Now that the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine is over, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert will return to the Southside to finish up his job of getting the team salary cap compliant by March 11, the start of the new league year. When you look back at the way the 2013 offseason transpired, this week […]

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Roethlisberger Contract Extension Unlikely To Happen Until Summer At The Earliest

If the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to give quarterback Ben Roethlisberger a contract extension this offseason, it likely won’t happen until later in the summer, according to general manager Kevin Colbert in a Thursday morning interview on DVE Radio. “Ben has two years on his contract,” started Colbert. “We want him to finish his career […]

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Now That Jay Cutler Has A New Mega Deal, Ben Roethlisberger Figures To Be Next

On Thursday, the Chicago Bears announced that they have signed veteran quarterback Jay Cutler to a new seven-year contract and while the financial terms and structure are still undisclosed at the time of this post, several are reporting that the average yearly value will come in at around $18 million. Cutler was set to become […]

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Roethlisberger: “I’ll Do Whatever It Takes To Stay Here And To Be A Part Of This Team”

Another day and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger continues to be asked about his future with team even though he’s currently under contract through the 2015 season. On Wednesday, Roethlisberger was indirectly asked about a Tuesday evening report by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk that suggested the quarterback will need to make concessions this […]

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Knee Injury Might Prevent Steelers From Extending Maurkice Pouncey Next Offseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers were likely hoping to extend the contract of center Maurkice Pouncey next offseason, but now his season ending knee injury that he suffered in the opener against the Tennessee Titans could make for difficult negotiations. Pouncey, whose rookie contract is up following the 2014 season, is set to count $4.639 million against […]

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Steelers S Ryan Clark Is Not Expecting The Team To Extend His Contract Before Sunday

The Pittsburgh Steelers only have a few more days left to get contract extensions done and veteran safety Ryan Clark is pretty sure he will not receive one. Clark told Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider that he would be surprised if his contract is extended before the start of the season as the team […]

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Ziggy Hood Is Not Worried About His Contract Situation

Three weeks from today the Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Tennessee Titans at Heinz Field in the season opener and come that time the team will no longer talk contracts until the season is over. As it stands right now, the team only has three of their six defensive lineman who figure to make the […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Talks Contract Extensions Once Again

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their 48th annual training camp Saturday and did so without extending a contract of any of their key players that are heading into their final year. General manager Kevin Colbert has been asked several times over the course of the last two weeks about the status of talks with those […]

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Report: Steelers Have Yet To Talk Contract Extensions As Camp Winds Down

The Pittsburgh Steelers will break training camp on Saturday, and they will play the Washington Redskins in their second preseason game Monday night on the road. With lest than a month to go until the start of the regular season, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Thursday on Twitter that there are still no […]

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Jason La Canfora Thinks Steelers Will Extend Contract Of Ryan Clark Prior To Season

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports posted posted Wednesday on Twitter that he wouldn\’t be surprised at all if the Pittsburgh Steelers extended the contract of safety Ryan Clark prior to the start of the regular season. General manager Kevin Colbert said just last week that while the team wasn\’t currently negotiating any contract extensions […]

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Emmanuel Sanders Promises To Not Cheat His Teammates

A few days ago, Pittsburgh Steelers general manger Kevin Colbert said in a radio interview that while no contract extensions are currently in the works right now, there could be a few that get done between now and the start of the regular season. Whether or not wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will be one of […]

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