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Agent Joe Linta Says Ravens Made A Dumb Move Last Off-season With QB Joe Flacco

When talking or writing about the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation in the past, I often refer to the team having to pay for the sins that come with having a franchise quarterback under contract as to the main reason why it seems the organization is always up against the number. Unfortunately, several in the […]

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Jets G Willie Colon Has A Big-Ass Chip On His Shoulder After Being Released By The Steelers

Here is a report that we think we can trust. Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports on Twitter Tuesday that former Pittsburgh Steelers guard Willie Colon, who signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets recently, is not too happy with the way that things went down with the Steelers. “I have no […]

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Jets Sign Former Steelers G Willie Colon To A One Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran offensive lineman Willie Colon earlier in the week, but it didn\’t take him long to find work as Adam Shefter of ESPN reports via Twitter on Friday that the New York Jets have signed Colon to a one-year, $1.2 million contract. The signing could wind up being a bargain for the […]

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Report: Steelers Have Not Asked Willie Colon To Take Cut In Pay

It appears as if the Pittsburgh Steelers are not planning to do anything with the contract of guard Willie Colon. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  reported on Wednesday that Joe Linta, Colon\’s agent, says the Steelers have not asked for a reduction of the $5.5 million base salary that his client is scheduled to […]

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Ravens Agree To Terms With QB Joe Flacco On 6 Year Contract Worth $120 Million Plus

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports broke the news a little more than hour ago that the Baltimore Ravens had come to terms on a new contract with their quarterback Joe Flacco. Adam Schefter followed that up on Twitter with a report that stated Flacco will receive a six-year contract in excess of $120 million, which […]

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Report: Agent For Willie Colon Says Guard Hasn\’t Been Asked To Take Pay Cut

As the days click down to the start of the new league year date of March 12, the name of Pittsburgh Steelers guard Willie Colon will remain a talking point as he is one of a handful players that could possibly be released, restructured, or asked to take a cut in salary prior to the […]

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Willie Colon To Have Surgery On Torn Triceps & Likely Out Season

Ed Bouchette has cleared up the early report we gave you on Steelers left tackle Willie Colon. Bouchette reports that Colon indeed has torn triceps and he will have surgery Tuesday morning to repair the injury. His agent Joe Linta confirmed the injury. The injury means that the 2011 season is now likely over for […]

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Agent For Willie Colon Even Thinks He Would Be A Pro Bowl Guard

I hate to beat a dead horse. OK, who am I kidding, I love beating dead horses, especially when it proves my point. A great story by Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News just hit the wire tonight and it details the behind-the-scenes-look on how Steelers unrestricted free agent tackle Willie Colon landed […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday February 23rd – Move Over Ben Roethlisberger Edition

John Harris takes a look at the transition tag numbers and how they could relate to soon to be unrestricted free agent cornerback Ike Taylor. The Steelers risk losing Taylor if not re-signed to a new deal or tagged with the transition tag by 12:01 a.m. Friday. Harris also talks the LaMarr Woodley and Willie […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday July 1st – 30 Days Until Camp Starts Edition

Joe Linta, the agent for Steelers offensive tackle Willie Colon, was interviewed by The FAN’s John Seibel on Wednesday to discuss how the surgery on Colon went and his furture going forward as he will remain a restricted free agent going into 2011. The injury has devastated Colon who was looking at a chance at […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday June 9th – Bowling Practice Edition

A new Steelers DVD is being released, but likely not one that you hoped to see as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is set to release more than 50 DVDs relating to the Ben Roethlisberger sexual assault case today. Even though Roethlisberger was not charged in the case, Georgia law requires authorities to release evidence […]

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Birk To Steelers Trade Rumor Debunked

Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN Radio Twin Cities released a Tweet earlier in the day that he had sources that Ravens center Matt Birk had been traded to the Steelers. After about an hour or so the rumor has been shot down by agent Joe Linta. Linta told Tim Yotter of Vikings update that the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday March 3rd

Since being offered the second-highest tender to restricted free agent, the agent for Steelers right tackle Willie Colon, is posturing for a team to trade for or sign Colon away at a higher price tag than the tender of $2.521 million. You can\’t blame Joe Linta for trying, it is his job, but this is […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday January 28th

As you may have noticed, we have completed our re-design here at Steelers Depot. we have had good feedback thus far and are always open to suggesations on making the site better. Make sure to become a fan on Facebook as well. The Steelers are reportedly one of eight teams that met with FSU safety […]

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