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Flat Salary Cap In 2015 As Well? Art Rooney II Seems To Think So

We already know to expect a flat salary cap in 2014, but opinions seem to be mixed about what it will be in 2015 when the new television deal money starts kicking in. Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II seems to think the next few years that the salary cap will not increase very much […]

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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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Report: Steelers Expected To Release G Willie Colon Wednesday With Post June 1st Designation

According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to release guard Willie Colon on Wednesday and designate him as a post June 1st release. The release, which I have speculated would happen for some time now, would clear $5.5 million in cap space come June 2. The Steelers would be […]

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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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Steelers Still Have Another Shoe Or Two Left To Drop

It\’s finally here. The 2013 league year begins at 4:00 p.m. EST today and the last two weeks have been very busy for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who restructured three contracts, issued four restricted tenders, signed cornerback William Gay and guard Ramon Foster to three year deals, and released linebacker James Harrison. That\’s quite a bit […]

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Steelers G Willie Colon Must Now Take A Pay Cut Or Be Released

While we still don\’t know the exact value of three-year contract signed by Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted guard Ramon Foster, it doesn\’t really matter as far as the future of guard Willie Colon with the team goes unless he takes a cut in pay. Colon, as I pointed out a few days ago, has been in […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap: Post James Harrison Release & Restricted Tendering Update

The Saturday business moves for the Pittsburgh Steelers now appear to be in the books following the release of linebacker James Harrison and the restricted tendering of running back Jonathan Dwyer, running back Isaac Redman, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and nose tackle Steve McLendon. Although it hasn\’t been reported, running back Baron Batch and cornerback […]

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Report: LB James Harrison Turned Down 30% Pay Cut From Steelers

I will pass this along to you, but I don\’t believe an ounce of it. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports on Saturday that the Pittsburgh Steelers offered linebacker James Harrison a roughly 30 percent cut to his $6.57 million base salary with an opportunity to earn the money back via incentives prior to […]

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Report: Steelers \”On The Verge\” Of Releasing LB James Harrison

It should come as no surprise to you that Mike Garafolo of USA Today is reporting on Friday that  that Pittsburgh Steelers are “on the verge” of releasing outside linebacker James Harrison. Garafolo reports that the two sides, which includes Harrison\’s agent Bill Parise, have been speaking regularly and talked again on Friday. According to […]

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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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One Week Left Before The Start Of The 2013 League Year

There is just one week to go now before the start of the 2013 league year. The Pittsburgh Steelers are already under the $123 million cap number with a current Rule of 51 number of roughly $121,065,372.66 after the signing of cornerback William Gay on Monday. That number includes the $1.4 million cap credit that […]

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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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Report: 2013 NFL Salary Cap Number Now $123 Million

The 2013 final salary cap number is in. On Thursday Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that the 2013 cap number is $123 million per team. Reports earlier in the week suggested that the number could come in north of $123 million, but the extra .9 is for benefits. Reports earlier in the offseason suggested that […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Contract Restructures, Salary Cap, Combine & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 80 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the three contract restructures done so far on Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Lawrence Timmons. We let you know where this puts the team salary cap wise with less than two weeks to go until they need […]

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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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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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Steelers Salary Cap Update: 2013 Cap Number Could End Up Above $123 Million

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported on Tuesday that a source with knowledge told him that the 2013 NFL salary cap number could come in at $123 million or higher. That is great news if you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan as this number has slowly been inching up over the course of the […]

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Steelers Restructure Contract Of LB Lawrence Timmons

The first offseason contract restructure for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been taken care of as Albert Breer of NFL.com reports linebacker Lawrence Timmons has had his 2013 cap hit lowered roughly $5 million. Timmons was originally set to earn a $5.375 million base salary in 2013 and also had a roster bonus due him of […]

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Steelers Start Contract Restructuring Talks With Agents

If any of the news below shocks you then I would like to welcome you back from your stay underneath a rock. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on Tuesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently working with agents to restructure the contracts of a few players in order to get themselves underneath the […]

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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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