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Steelers New RB LeGarrette Blount Gets Two-Year Contract Worth $4 Million Max

According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers gave running back LeGarrette Blount a two-year, $4 million contract on Friday. While we still don’t know the full breakdown of the contract, it is being reported that Blount received a $950,000 signing bonus. In addition, Blount also has NLTBE incentive of $150,000 […]

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Rams Gave Former Bills DL Alex Carrington A One-Year, $1.5 Million Contract

We will likely never know if the Pittsburgh Steelers ever made an offer to former Buffalo Bills free agent defensive lineman Alex Carrington, but we do know how much the St. Louis Rams will pay the Arkansas State product in 2014. According to Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com, the one-year contract that Carrington signed this week […]

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Steelers Have Enough Cap Space To Sign RB LeGarrette Blount

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert and Director of Football Administration Omar Khan are inching ever so close to their salary cap limit. If they are indeed intent on adding an experienced running back between now and June 2nd, they will have to create more cap room via a contract restructure or extension depending on […]

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Steelers TE Michael Palmer Contract Update

I have an update on the one-year contract signed last week by Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Michael Palmer. According to NFLPA records, Palmer did indeed sign for the veteran minimum, but he didn’t receive a signing bonus. His contract, however, is still a qualifying contract and he will only count $570,000 against the salary cap. […]

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New Steelers LB Arthur Moats Signed A One-Year Qualifying Contract

If you like the versatility that former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats brings to the Pittsburgh Steelers, you’ll like his contract even more. Moats, who was originally drafted in the sixth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of James Madison, signed a one-year qualifying contract worth $795,000 with the Steelers. In 2014, Moats will receive […]

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Report: Panthers Gave Former Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery Two Years, $5 Million

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost veteran free agent wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery to the Carolina Panthers on Thursday and now we are starting to hear the details of the contract that he has now signed. According to David Newton of ESPN.com, Cotchery signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Panthers and a majority of that […]

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Steelers $2,174,434 Under The Salary Cap After Guy Whimper Re-signing

On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed veteran offensive lineman Guy Whimper to a one-year contract and the financials of the deal are now in. According to NFLPA records, Whimper signed a one-year veteran minimum contract based on his accrued years and received a $65,000 signing bonus. As a result, he will have a reduced cap […]

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Former Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Gets Max Value Of 18 Million Over Three Years From Broncos

According to several media reports on Sunday, the three-year contract that former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will sign with the Denver Broncos has a maximum value of $18 million and includes $6 million guaranteed. Earlier reports had suggested that Sanders was looking for a contract similar to the five-year, $31.5 million deal former […]

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Free Agent RB James Starks Is A Prime Candidate For A Qualifying Contract

Unless the Pittsburgh Steelers create more space via a restructure or extensions between now and June 2nd, they’ll have to carefully watch their free agent expenditures until $8 million in cap space opens up once the release of linebacker LaMarr Woodley hits the books. With Green Bay Packers unrestricted free agent running back James Starks […]

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Steelers Gave C/G Cody Wallace A Three-Year Contract Worth $3.48 Million

The contract numbers for Pittsburgh Steelers backup center Cody Wallace are now in and Joel Corry of the National Football Post has passed them along. According to NFLPA records, Wallace signed a three-year contract worth $3.48 million. That deal includes base salaries of $730,000, $1.1 million and $1.2 million, and the signing bonus was $450,000. […]

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NFL Qualifying Contracts Explained

A few of you have asked me to explain what a qualifying contract is, so here is a quick post on it along with the language from the CBA. A qualifying contract is a one-year deal that can be given to a player that has four or more accrued seasons in the league. That player […]

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Steelers Gave New DL Cam Thomas A Two-Year, $4 Million Contract

The contract numbers are in for new Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cam Thomas and the former fifth-round draft pick was given a two-year deal worth $4 million, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today Sports. Specifically, Thomas will have base salaries of $1 million in 2014 and $2 million in 2015 and he was given […]

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Contract Jonathan Dwyer Signed With Cardinals Shows Steelers Didn’t Want Him Back

The Pittsburgh Steelers obviously didn’t want running back Jonathan Dwyer back in 2014. How do I know that? Just look at his contract. According to the numbers filed with the NFLPA, the one-year contract that Dwyer signed earlier this week with the Arizona Cardinals was a qualifying contract for the minimum. That means Dwyer was […]

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A Look At The Two Year Contract S Ryan Mundy Signed With The Bears

Safety Ryan Mundy signed with the Chicago Bears on Tuesday after playing one season with the New York Giants and now we have the details of the two-year contract he signed thanks to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Mundy’s deal totals out at $3 million and of that, his base salaries are $800,000 and […]

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Titans Gave Former Steelers DL Al Woods $1.9 Million Guaranteed

The Tennessee Titans signed free agent defensive lineman Al Woods away from the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday and thanks to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports 1, we now know what the two-year deal looks like. The max Woods can earn over two years is $5 million. He received a $1 million signing bonus and base […]

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Jaguars Gave Former Steelers DL Ziggy Hood $16 Million Over Four Years

According to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports 1, the contract former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Ziggy Hood signed on Thursday with the Jacksonville Jaguars was a four-year deal worth $16 million and included roughly $5.5 million guaranteed. Specifically, Hood will get a $2 million base salary in 2014 to go along with $2 million roster […]

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Steelers Did Not Overpay S Mike Mitchell Like Many Suggest

Immediately after it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers had signed former Carolina Panthers safety Mike Mitchell to a five-year, $25 million contract on Tuesday, it wasn’t hard to notice that several people on Twitter thought he was overpaid. Now, after seeing the breakdown of the contract, I can tell you the Steelers got a […]

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Steelers New S Mike Mitchell Given Only $5.25 Million Guaranteed

The Pittsburgh Steelers came to terms with Carolina Panthers unrestricted free agent safety Mike Mitchell on a five-year, $25 million contract on Tuesday and now we are getting an idea of how the real numbers in the deal look. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun on Twitter, Mitchell received $5.25 million guaranteed in […]

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Steelers Make Will Allen, Greg Warren Re-signings Official

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced on Wednesday that two of their unrestricted free agents, safety Will Allen and long snapper Greg Warren, have both been re-signed. According to the report, both Allen and Warren signed one-year contracts and while the financial details aren’t yet known, both likely accepted one-year veteran qualifying contracts for the minimum […]

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Steelers Give S Troy Polamalu A Two-Year Contract Extension

In addition to signing Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller to a two-year extension on Wednesday, the team also extended safety Troy Polamalu by two years as well. Now that we know the parameters of the recent extension give to Miller that cleared $3,333,334 of cap space for 2014, it’s not too hard to speculate […]

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Report: Steelers Gave TE Heath Miller A Two-Year Extension

It was reported earlier in the week that the Pittsburgh Steelers altered the contract of tight end Heath Miller and now we know the details. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Miller, as expected, had his contract extended by two years and that extension lowered his 2014 base salary down to $1.02 million. […]

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Exploring The NLTBE Incentive Route In 2014 With Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley

By now, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley has probably heard about fellow linebacker Jason Worilds being transition tagged and subsequently accepting his one-year offer of $9.754 million with the prospects of that resulting in a long-term deal. If he hasn’t, he should probably get on the internets as soon as possible. So, with Woodley’s future […]

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A Look At What The Steelers Are Betting Against By Transition Tagging LB Jason Worilds

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed the transition tag on linebacker Jason Worilds, they will have the right to match any offer sheet he should sign with another team. With that being said, what kind of contract structure would they potentially have a tough time matching? For starters, the Steelers use of the transition […]

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Report: Steelers TE Heath Miller Has Contract Altered To Clear 2014 Cap Space

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller has had his contract altered and it will result in a him having a lower cap hit in 2014. Miller was about to enter the final year of his current contract, so unless he took a straight pay cut, the Steelers […]

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Eagles C Jason Kelce Sets Market Value For Centers With New Contract Extension

On Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles signed center Jason Kelce to a six-year, $37.5 million contract extension that reportedly included $13 million guaranteed. Being as he had one year remaining on his old contract, the entire deal is being reported as having a potential max value of $40.11 million. You can break down this deal several […]

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Would A Five-Year, $35 Million Contract Really Keep Steelers LB Jason Worilds In Pittsburgh?

The 2014 free agency signing period begins two weeks from today and the buzz surrounding Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds appears to be picking up more steam. A few days ago, Tony Pauline of draftinsider.net reported that at leased a dozen teams have expressed interest in Worilds while at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, […]

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