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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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Kevin Colbert Says Team Still Hasn\’t Talked To James Harrison About His Future

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was asked Thursday about the pending situation with linebacker James Harrison while in Indianapolis at the NFL scouting combine. Colbert, according to report on NFL.com, said that they still haven\’t had any discussions with Harrison\’s agents about his future, but thinks that will happen after they get back from […]

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Steelers Salary Cap: Don\’t Forget About Displacement When Considering Restricted Tenders

There has been a lot more discussion as of late about which of the Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agents may or may not be tendered over the course of the next few weeks and most of the concern seems to revolve around the cap space needed to do that. I still stand my prediction that […]

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Steelers That Are Candidates To Have Their Contracts Extended

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert mentioned that contract extensions for a few players might be in the works as part of the process to getting the team salary cap compliant by March 12, the start of the new league year. We will now have a look at a few players that the organization may […]

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Can The Steelers Squeeze One More Season Out Of Brett Keisel?

When you look at the defensive players in the NFL that turned 34 years or older last year you see a list of 26 of them. 3 of those 26 were Pittsburgh Steelers and they of course were Casey Hampton, James Harrison and Brett Keisel. Hampton is of course an unrestricted free agent this offseason […]

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Report: Steelers LB James Harrison Not Interested In Taking A Pay Cut To Stay

According to John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to restructure his contract, but he is not interested in taking a pay cut. Harrison, who is scheduled to earn a $6.57 million base salary, and count $10.035 million against the cap next season, is under contract through the 2014 […]

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Understanding The 2013 Minimum Team Cash Spending Salary Cap Floor

I have received a few questions about the new salary cap floor, or minimum team cash spending, that kicks in 2013 so I will try to explain it to you the best that I can. I will also show you how it might impact the Pittsburgh Steelers in addition. Let\’s first see what the CBA […]

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2013 Salary Cap Situations Of All 32 Teams As Of Early February

According to NFL.com, below is the list of available salary cap space by team as of 2/8/13. Of course these numbers will move quickly, but at least you will know where each team currently sits as we inch closer towards the start of the new league year. The teams are ranked from least available to […]

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2014 Salary Cap Number Expected To Be $122 Million Despite New TV Deals

So you thought that the salary cap in 2014 would sky rocket thanks to the new television deals? Wrong. Baltimore Ravens team president Dick Cass said Thursday during the teams\’ end of the year press conference that not only will the cap remain flat in 2013, but 2014 as well. “By the way, the cap […]

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Report: Steelers Receive An Additional 2013 Salary Cap Credit Of $642,000

We have already passed on the news that the Pittsburgh Steelers will have $758,000 worth of leftover salary cap space from 2012 that they can rollover to 2013 and now Pro Football Talk reports on Wednesday that they are also due an additional cap credit in 2013 of $642,000. I am not sure where this […]

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Report: Teams Being Told 2013 Cap Number Will Be $121.1 Million

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, teams are being told that the 2013 salary cap will be $121.1 million. If indeed that report is correct, the $121.1 million number would be $200,000 more than John Clayton of ESPN reported in early January. Clayton reported at that time the number was expected to be […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap – Release Savings Of Every Player Currently Under Contract

Fans must be in a cutting mood as I have received several request to post how much each Pittsburgh Steelers player currently under contract would save against the 2013 salary cap if released prior to June 1st. You can see the current cap situation by following the link above and below I have listed every […]

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Four Steelers Players That Could Wind Up Being Salary Cap Casualties

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert talked to members of the media on Wednesday and he had some pretty strong words as it relates to the 2013 roster. Colbert said during that talk that the organization is not married to any one player on the roster. “If we don’t change 8-8, if we don’t change […]

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2013 NFL Restricted Free Agent Tender Amounts Announced

Albert Breer of the NFL Network tweeted out the 2013 restricted tender amounts for the upcoming offseason as we move towards the start of free agency. The numbers, as expected, only increased by the minimum 5%, as per the CBA, which shows that the 2013 salary cap won\’t rise much in 2013. 2013 Restricted Free […]

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Report: Steelers Will Be Able To Carryover $758K Of Leftover Salary Cap Space To 2013

When the new CBA went into effect in 2011 it included a provision that stated teams had the ability to carryover unused cap space from one season to the next. Last season, for example, the Pittsburgh Steelers carried over just over $500K of unused cap space from the 2011 season to 2012. John Clayton of […]

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Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Numbers

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN ON 12/25/12 Unfortunately it is that time of year that we need to start looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap situation. As we head into the final week of the 2012 season the Steelers currently have 37 players under contract for 2013 that […]

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New Deal With Mike Wallace Can Be Both Cap Friendly And Lucrative

After the release of Jonathan Scott on Thursday, the Pittsburgh Steelers are approximately $6 million under the salary cap. Keep in mind that figure also includes the $2.74 restricted tender that wide receiver Mike Wallace is currently wearing as well. If you pull that tender amount out, the team has approximately $8.74 million in cap […]

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Report: Steelers Making Progress On A Long-term Deal With Mike Wallace

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports tweeted today that the Pittsburgh Steelers are making progress on getting a long-term deal done with restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace. La Canfora reports that both sides are motivated to get the deal done and that talks are ongoing with training camp now right around the corner. […]

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Steelers Can\’t Fine Mike Wallace Should He Decide Not To Report On Time

I was asked by a reader today via email if the Pittsburgh Steelers will fine restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, should he not sign his tender and report to training camp later this month. The short answer is, no, and that is because they can\’t. Although Wallace was tendered as a restricted free […]

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Steelers Marching Towards The Tender Deadline

The 2012 NFL combine has come and gone and now the next key date on the 2012 NFL calendar for the Pittsburgh Steelers is March 5th, as that is the deadline for the restricted tenders and franchise tag to be issued. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told the media during his press conference at the […]

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The Cost Of Cutting James Harrison For Speaking His Mind

Many in Steeler Nation are overreacting to the latest comments Steelers linebacker James Harrison made in the August issue of Men\’s Journal and are crazily suggesting that the Steelers release Harrison because of it. Outside of it being ludicrous to cut one of, if not the best, outside pass rushing linebackers in the league, it […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday February 11th – Dapper Mean Joe Greene Edition

We have posted the first look at the 2011 Steelers salary cap status and totals and will keep that updated going forward. The Fifth Down looks at Ben Roethlisberger compared to first-ballot Hall of Fame quarterbacks Jim Kelly and Troy Aikman. The Steelers also started signing players to the offseason roster and 6 are listed […]

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Steelers 2011 Salary Cap Total & Current Roster

Steelers 2012 Salary Cap It is that time of year to start tracking the 2011 Steelers salary cap total numbers and roster situation as we head into the offseason. By my count after the Thursday signings, the Steelers have 51 players under contract right now for 2011. Bookmark this post as we will add and […]

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Steelers Face Several Big Decisions With Players Still Under Contract

The Steelers now head into the offseason and will be faced with not only key decisions with several free agents, but with several players currently under contract next season and beyond as well. I have identified 6 players below I think the Steelers will have to think hard and long about in the offseason. These […]

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Steelers 2010 Salary Cap Analysis Of Roster

Now that the 53 man roster is set and the 8 players have been signed to the Steelers practice squad, it is time to look at the players under contract and how the payroll shakes out heading into week 1. as most know, there is no salary cap in 2010, but the Steelers made it […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday June 25th – America Needs Football Edition

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu gave a great interview to Tom Robinson of the Virginian-Pilot while he was in town for the William and Mary football camp. Polamalu said, owners would be selfish to lock out players for the 2011 season saying, “America needs football. Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall and running backs coach Kirby Wilson […]

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