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Emmanuel Sanders Discussion Moves Now To Whether Or Not The Steelers Can Work Out An Extension With Him

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made the decision to match the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet signed by restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders with the New England Patriots, the discussion will now move on to whether or not they will be able to work out a long-term extension with him between now […]

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Steelers Re-sign LB Stevenson Sylvester To A One-Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed linebacker Stevenson Sylvester to a one-year deal on Wednesday, according to Bob Labriola on Twitter. The Steelers had decided not to restricted tender Sylvester, their fifth round draft pick in 2010, prior to the start of free agency, so thus he became a free agent at the start of the new […]

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Former Steelers S Will Allen Signed One Year Minimum Qualifying Contract With Cowboys

Last week it was reported that former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen signed with the Dallas Cowboys and today we have learned the contract details. Allen reportedly signed a one-year veteran qualifying contract with the Cowboys that consist of a $840,000 base salary and a $65,000 signing bonus. This kind of contract is proof that […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Has To Be Happy With New Deal That Cowboys Gave QB Tony Romo

The Dallas Cowboys gave quarterback Tony Romo a six-year, $108 million contract extension on Friday that included $55 million in guarantees and a $25 million signing bonus, according to several media reports, and somewhere Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is celebrating the news. So why exactly is Roethlisberger celebrating? For starters, Romo, in my opinion, […]

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Report: Two Years, $2 Million For Steelers TE Matt Spaeth

The numbers of the two-year contract signed Monday by tight end Matt Spaeth are out as Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports Monday via Twitter that the deal totals $2 million and includes a $275,000 signing bonus. If indeed this is correct, the base salary for Spaeth in 2013 will most likely be […]

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Steelers Officially Sign TE Matt Spaeth To A Two Year Contract On Monday

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers officially signed tight end Matt Spaeth to a contract on Monday. The deal is for two years, but the numbers are not out yet. It is hard to imagine that Spaeth received a signing bonus of more than $1 million. I would guess that it is somewhere in the neighborhood […]

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Contract Breakdown Of Steelers WR Plaxico Burress, LS Greg Warren & TE/FB David Johnson

The contracts of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress, long snapper Greg Warren and tight end/fullback David Johnson have now all be filed to the NFLPA and here is a rundown on each of them. Burress received a one-year qualifying contract which comes with a reduced salary cap charge. He is scheduled to earn a […]

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Contract Numbers For Steelers LB Larry Foote

The contract numbers are finally up for the three-year $5.5 million contract signed by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote earlier this week and the breakdown is below. Foote received a $1 million signing bonus and base salaries of $1.5 million in each of the three years of the deal. Foote, who was reportedly also being […]

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Keenan Lewis Contract Details Start To Emerge

The details of the five-year, $26.3 million contract that former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Keenan Lewis signed with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday are starting to emerge. Lewis reportedly received a $6 million signing bonus and his 2013 base salary is $1 million. If those numbers hold true, Lewis will have a 2013 cap hit […]

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Steelers Re-sign Free Agent LS Greg Warren

According to the Wednesday official league transaction release, the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed unrestricted free agent long snapper Greg Warren. The contract is believed to be for one-year and for the veteran minimum, but no details are available at this time. Warren signed a two-year contract prior to the start of the 2011 season and […]

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Steelers Signing QB Bruce Gradkowski To Three Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers added another quarterback to their roster on Wednesday as Adam Schefter of ESPN reports via Twitter that Bruce Gradkowski has agreed to a three-year deal. Gradkowski, a Seton-La Salle High School graduate, had been the backup quarterback with the Cincinnati Bengals the last two seasons and will now likely back up Ben […]

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Report: Steelers G Ramon Foster Contract Totals Out At $6 Million

The contract numbers for the new three-year contract that Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster signed on Monday are in and the deal reportedly totals out $6 million and includes a $900,000 signing bonus, according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  on Twitter. The base salaries for Foster are $1.1 million, $2 million and $2 […]

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Steelers Restructure Contract Of LB LaMarr Woodley To Clear $4.05 Million In Cap Space

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now finished their fourth contract restructure of the offseason as linebacker LaMarr Woodley had $5.4 million of his $9 million base salary that he was scheduled to earn in 2013 turned into a signing bonus on Tuesday. The result of the restructure lowers Woodley\’s 2013 cap charge down to $9.19 million […]

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Report: Contract Talks With James Harrison Have Gone Nowhere

Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports on Thursday that talks between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Bill Parise, the agent for linebacker James Harrison, are currently at an impasse concerning his contract. The Steelers are obviously wanting Harrison to take a cut in his $6.57 million salary this season, but it appears that is […]

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James Harrison Contract: Pay Cut Versus Restructure

I was asked via email what a restructure would look like for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison if another year was added onto his contract this week. Harrison\’s agent, Bill Parise, said initially that his client wasn\’t open to taking a pay cut, but that they were open to doing a restructure. The two sides […]

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Report: Steelers Continuing Talks With Agent Of James Harrison

With the start of 2013 league year now one week away, the Pittsburgh Steelers are continuing to try to trim additional salary cap dollars however they can. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on Tuesday that Bill Parise, the agent for linebacker James Harrison, is continuing his talks with Steelers concerning his clients\’ future. […]

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Dwayne Bowe Now Third Highest Paid Wide Receiver In NFL

The Kansas City Chiefs locked up wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on Monday with a five-year, $56 million contract which certainly brought a smile to the face of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace, who will be an unrestricted free agent one week from today. PFT has the details of the contract signed by Bowe and […]

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Breaking Down The Joe Flacco Contract As It Relates To Yearly Salary Cap Charges

The Baltimore Ravens signed quarterback Joe Flacco to a six year, $120.6 million contract on Monday and a few people have asked me how that will affect their salary cap situation moving forward. First of all, let\’s look at the reported numbers. Albert Breer of the NFL Network reported that Flacco received a $29 million […]

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Report William Gay Contract Worth $4.5 Million

Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports via Twitter that the three year contract signed by Monday by cornerback William Gay is worth $4.5 million with a $500,000 signing bonus. I am assuming that Dulac is counting the signing bonus in with the $4.5 million. While we do not know the exact breakdown of the […]

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Steelers Sign CB William Gay To Three-Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially announced on Monday that they have signed free agent cornerback William Gay to a three-year contract. The length of the contract, more than the one-year deal that I was expecting, is a bit of a surprise, but I wouldn\’t read too much into the length of the deal as the signing […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Update: Three Restructures Down, One To Go?

Three contract restructures down and possibly one more to go for the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Thursday quarterback Ben Roethlisberger became the third player to have his contract restructured which resulted in $6 million in 2013 cap space being cleared. With the restructures of Roethlisberger, wide receiver Antonio Brown and linebacker Lawrence Timmons now out of […]

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Steelers Restructure Contract of QB Ben Roethlisberger To Clear $6 Million In Cap Space

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers restructured the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday and the result of that now puts them under the estimated $123 million cap number. Roethlisberger is believed to have had $9 million of his $11.6 million base salary turned into a signing bonus via the restructure which would clear $6 […]

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Steelers Show Faith In LaMarr Woodley With Restructure

The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to restructure the contract of linebacker LaMarr Woodley again this offseason despite his poor production in 2012. Assuming that restructure happens, it will show that the organization has confidence that Woodley will rebound in 2013. General manager Kevin Colbert was asked about Woodley during his talk with the media last […]

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Calming The Steelers 2014 Salary Cap Fears Following The Recent Contract Restructures

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not even through with their restructures this offseason and already there is concern about the damage that they are doing to 2014 and beyond by pushing forward more money. Fans go through this concern every year because most just don\’t understand the real numbers and what lies ahead. Thank God Omar […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Update: Two Restructures Down, Two To Go

Another day and another $3.08 million has been trimmed off of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap as wide receiver Antonio Brown had his contract restructured on Wednesday. When you couple that savings with the $5,343,750 million created on Tuesday by the contract restructure of linebacker Lawrence Timmons, you will see that $8,423,750 million has […]

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Details Of Lawrence Timmons Contract Restructure

The details of the contract restructure of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons are in via Pro Football Talk and it was pretty much what I expected it to be. Timmons had $4.625 million of his $5.375 base salary, along with his $2.5 million roster bonus due, turned into a signing bonus which now makes his […]

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