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Bengals, Giants Attempted To Claim QB Zach Mettenberger Off Waivers

Following his Monday waiving by the Tennessee Titans, quarterback Zach Mettenberger wound up being claimed Tuesday by the San Diego Chargers in a transaction that will now reunite him with Ken Whisenhunt, the team’s offensive coordinator. However, two other teams did put in waiver claims for Mettenberger with one of them residing…


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Report: DE Jason Jones Has Visited Steelers

Though it feels like a formality at this point, Jason Jones is has visited Pittsburgh. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Field Yates via Michael Rothstein. Per colleague @FieldYates #Lions FA DE Jason Jones visited the #Steelers. — Michael Rothstein (@mikerothstein) March 14, 2016 Last week, Jeremy Fowler reported…


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Pay Raise For B.J. Finney Suggests Imminent Promotion Possible

Yesterday, it was originally reported by ESPN NFL reporter Field Yates that the Pittsburgh Steelers had taken the rare move of providing practice squad offensive lineman B.J. Finney a raise, after the rookie undrafted free agent originally failed to make the 53-man roster or the practice squad out of the…



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Report: Steelers Work Out CB Robert McClain

Free agent cornerback Robert McClain has worked out for the Pittsburgh Steelers this week, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. FA CB Robert McClain is staying busy. He's worked out or visited 8 teams since being cut on 9/5. His latest visit was to the Steelers today. — Field Yates (@FieldYates)…


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Lawrence Timmons Restructures Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to look for new ways to create cap space, restructuring linebacker Lawrence Timmons’ contract today. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the team converted $6.63 million of his base salary into a signing bonus, creating $3.32 million in cap space. His new base salary is $870K, the…



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Report: Steelers One of Eight Teams to Put Claim on S DJ Swearinger

According to a tweet by ESPN reporter Field Yates, the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of eight teams to put in a waiver claim on former Houston Texans’ strong safety DJ Swearinger. #Patriots now -1 hosting #Steelers on opening night. NE was -6 with Brady. — RJ Bell (@RJinVegas) May 13,…



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Report: Steelers Recently Worked Out Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva

The Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly worked out a player that was recently waived by the Philadelphia Eagles. He’s a big player at that. According to Field Yates of ESPN.com, defensive end Alejandro Villanueva, a US Army Ranger, was the player looked at by the Steelers. Villanueva last played football in 2009…


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Steelers Not In The Market For Rent-A-Corner

Despite reports that the Pittsburgh Steelers had legitimate interest in obtaining the services of former Pro Bowl cornerback Brandon Flowers, it never seemed very likely that anything would actually come of it, and yesterday he signed a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers, making the discussion wholly irrelevant. ESPN…