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How The Lions Gambled And Won In 2013 With Louis Delmas

A lot of Pittsburgh Steelers fans seem to be excited on Monday after reports surfaced that former Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas is visiting the Steel City. What many don’t realize, however, is that Lions gambled and won last season with the former second-round draft pick, and that the Steelers would likely have to gamble […]

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How Much Will It Cost The Steelers To Keep Al Woods In Pittsburgh?

In less than a month, Pittsburgh Steelers backup defensive lineman Al Woods will be an unrestricted free agent and while you don’t hear much talk about him, you would have to think the organization would like to keep him around a few more years. The Steelers have a lot of time invested in Woods, who […]

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Ravens Give LB Terrell Suggs A Four-Year Extension That Runs Though 2018 Season

As expected, the Baltimore Ravens announced on Monday that they have signed linebacker Terrell Suggs to an extension that should allow him to finish his career with the team that drafted him in the first-round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Some of the figures and terms of the new deal that runs through 2018 are […]

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Steelers CB Cortez Allen Has Qualified For A Proven Performance Escalator In 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen will  be entering the final year of his rookie contract in 2014 and while the team will likely work on trying to get him extended during the offseason, the Citadel product is due a raise regardless, as he qualified for a base salary escalator due to his playing time in […]

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Steelers Likely To Wait Until May To Exercise Cameron Heyward’s Fifth-Year Option

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward had a breakout year in 2013 and with 2014 currently scheduled to be the final year of his rookie contract, the team will have to decide by May 3rd whether or not to pick up the fifth-year option that came into existence with the new CBA agreement in 2011. […]

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Steelers Sign P Brad Wing, LS Bryce Davis To Future Contracts

With the 2013 season now over, the Pittsburgh Steelers are starting to expand their offseason roster by signing several players to futures contracts. After re-signing seven of their eight practice squad players earlier in the week to futures deals , the team added a punter and long snapper on Friday as Brad Wing and Bryce […]

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With Woodley, Question The Restructures, Not The Original Contract

Now that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley is out for the season with yet another calf injury, it’s funny to watch all of the Monday morning quarterbacks come out and say that they knew it was a bad idea to give him a six-year, $61.5 million contract prior to the 2011 season. If you are […]

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Steelers Decision To Extend TE Heath Miller During The Offseason Should Be An Easy One

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller is now nearly one full year from the serious knee injury suffered late last season and is currently on pace to catch 62 passes for 667 yards, despite missing the first two games while finishing up his rehab. With 2014 currently scheduled to be the final year of Miller’s […]

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Addressing The Mike Florio Fear Mongering Regarding A New Contract For Ben Roethlisberger

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk evidently just found the contract of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and as a result, he thought it would be fun to do a little fear mongering now that Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network hasn’t done any in the last couple of days. Florio is just now realizing […]

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Steelers Restructured The Contract Of Ike Taylor To Free Up Cap Space

Due to the lack of salary cap space, the Pittsburgh Steelers have restructured the contract of cornerback Ike Taylor in order to free up much needed room. According to the NFLPA, the Steelers turned all but the minimum of Taylor’s 2013 base salary into a signing bonus which dropped his cap number down from just […]

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Steelers Will More Than Likely Have To Restructure Levi Brown’s Contract Right Now

If all goes well with his physical, tackle Levi Brown will be a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers later on today and the team will need to accommodate his $3.63 million cap charge being as they only had a little more than $1.858 million in cap space to work with to start the day. Early […]

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Miller, Dwyer, Velasco And Graham Contract Details

According to NFLPA records, the Pittsburgh Steelers turned $3,187,500 of the $5,162,000 base salary that tight end Heath Miller was scheduled to make in 2013 into a signing bonus and that created $1,593,750 in additional salary cap space as a result. As previously noted, running back Jonathan Dwyer signed a one-year, $630,000 contract and being […]

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Jonathan Dwyer Says He’s A Changed Person With A Chip On His Shoulder

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer was scheduled to earn $1.323 million in 2013 had he been on week one roster, but being as he was waived during the final round of cuts, that one-year restricted tender did not have to be paid. Dwyer of course was re-signed on Monday after the Steelers lost LaRod […]

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Report: Steelers Rework Contract Of TE Heath Miller In Order To Free Up Cap Space

According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Steelers have reworked the contract of tight end Heath Miller in order to free up some cap space for the three players they signed on Monday. #Stgeelers reworking Heath Miller's contract to gain salary cap room in light of 3 signings on Monday. No extra […]

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Steelers Gave Newly-Acquired Punter Zoltan Mesko A One-Year Contract

According to Pittsburgh Steelers Communications Coordinator Burt Lauten, the contract signed by punter Zoltan Mesko is for one year. Mesko will earn $630,000 in 2013 and will be an unrestricted free agent next offseason. The Steelers will take a wait and see approach with the former New England Patriots punter. Should he perform well this […]

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A Quick Look At The Contract Of New Steelers RB Felix Jones

A few of you have asked about contract of running back Felix Jones, who the Pittsburgh Steelers acquired in a trade Friday with the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for second-year linebacker Adrian Robinson so below is a quick look at it. Jones signed one-year qualifying contract with the Eagles back in May that included a […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Has No Jealousy Towards All The Quarterbacks With New Deals

If all goes well in 2013, the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to extend the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, whose current contract doesn\’t expire until after the 2015 season, next offseason. Being as the 2013 preseason hasn\’t even started yet, it\’s not surprising to read that preliminary talks of an extension between the Steelers and […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Now The 15th Highest-Paid Player In The NFL

Despite only winning one playoff game in five attempts, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan received a five-year, $103.75 million contract extension on Thursday that makes him the second-highest paid player in the league. Ryan, who is heading into his sixth season in the league, has $59 million of his new deal guaranteed, and he will […]

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Could Steelers RB Isaac Redman Be In Line For A Contract Extension During Training Camp?

Could Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman be in line for a contract extension during training camp? According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Redman\’s agent, Sean Stellato, is not so sure it will happen. “I wouldn\’t be surprised if that doesn\’t occur,” Stellato, said, via the Bouchette report. “He\’s happy to be there […]

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Steelers 2014 Salary Cap – An Early Look Ahead

Now that we are less than a week away from the Pittsburgh Steelers reporting to training camp, it is a perfect time to look ahead at the 2014 salary cap situation of the team. Heading into training camp, the Steelers have 46 players currently under contract for 2014 that total $123,359,713 in cap chargers. In […]

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Report: No Contract Extension Talks For Steelers S Ryan Clark As Of Yet

I few weeks ago it was reported that Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark had said his agent was working hard to get him a contract extension being as 2013 is his final year of his current contract, but Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Friday that Clark told him no contract negotiations are […]

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Steelers Sign Fourth-Round Draft Pick QB Landry Jones On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have their entire 2013 draft class under contract as quarterback Landry Jones has signed his rookie contract, according to several reports. Jones, the 115th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, played his college ball at Oklahoma where he threw for 16,646 yards and 123 touchdowns in 53 games played. Jones […]

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Post June 1st Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Update & Rookie Draft Pick Contracts

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up all of their OTA sessions of the 2013 season they head into next week with eight of their nine 2013 draft picks under contract, as only fourth-round quarterback Landry Jones remains unsigned. This past week the Steelers signed linebacker Jarvis Jones, running back Le\’Veon Bell and defensive […]

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Steelers Sign Seventh-Round Draft Pick DE Nick Williams On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their barrage of draft pick signings on Monday as it is now being reported that seventh-round draft pick Nick Williams has agreed to terms. Williams played defensive tackle at Samford and has already started the process of becoming a defensive end in the Steelers 3-4 system. Steelers defensive line coach John […]

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Steelers Sign First-Round Draft Pick LB Jarvis Jones On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will again have their first round draft pick under contract when they begin training camp practices in July as it was announced on Monday afternoon that first-round draft pick, linebacker Jarvis Jones, has agreed to terms. Jones, who played his college football at Georgia, was the 17th overall pick in the 2012 […]

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Steelers Sign Second-Round Draft Pick RB Le\’Veon Bell On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday that they have come to terms with another one of their 2013 draft picks as running back Le\’Veon Bell has now signed his four-year contract. Bell, who played his college football at Michigan State, is expected to become the Steelers starting running back at some point during his rookie season. […]

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