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Re-Signing Of Ramon Foster Insulates Interior Line Depth

Ramon Foster, age 30, is entering his eighth professional season in the league, and after signing a new three-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, he figures to spend at least 10 years of his career in Pittsburgh, if it happens to expand beyond that—beyond age 32. It is also an…



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2016 Steelers Pre-Free Agency Positional Review: Interior OL

We’re now into March, and that means that the new league year will be upon us shortly, and when that time comes, the floodgates to free agency will open—not that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be major players when it comes to signing outside free agents, as they tend to keep…


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Steelers 2016 Salary Cap Update Ahead Of New League Year

Now that the league has set the official salary cap number for the 2016 season, I thought I would provide you a full update as to where I currently have the Pittsburgh Steelers at as of Friday evening. As you can see in the table below, tight end Heath Miller is…



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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2012 Draft Class

A couple of days ago, I wrote an article about a series of grades evaluating the rookie draft classes of each NFL team following their first seasons, and I talked about the arbitrary nature of the process, in particular the signing of a letter grade for players who have yet…


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Parting With Lawrence Timmons Not Happening Any Time Soon

Whether or not you choose to believe reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers are over the projected salary cap, there is no doubt that the team will need to make some additional cap room to accommodate predictable future expenses unaccounted for currently, such as the final two roster spots, the impending…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis G Ramon Foster – Unrestricted

Player: Ramon Foster Position: Offensive Guard Experience: 7 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $2,150,000 2015 Season Breakdown: The 2015 season was not the first time that Steelers guard Ramon Foster was called upon to take a bigger role within the offensive line—in fact, he has served in…



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2015 Player Exit Meetings – OG Ramon Foster

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…



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Ramon Foster Unsure Of Pittsburgh Return

Ramon Foster has served as the unquestioned leader of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line. But the team may have to find someone to fill that void – and oh yeah, the starting left guard spot – in 2016. Speaking on 93.7 The Fan, Foster said he would like to come…


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David DeCastro Contract Projection

At some point during the offseason the Pittsburgh Steelers will sign guard David DeCastro to a long-term extension. It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. The only real unknowns at this point when it comes to a long-term deal for him is whether or not it…



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2015 Player Exit Meetings – OG David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…