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Examining The Reasoning Behind The Fast Action On The Transition Tag

The Pittsburgh Steelers applying the transition tag to outside linebacker Jason Worilds was a relatively surprising maneuver, but the fact that Worilds accepted the tag less than 24 hours later was perhaps just as surprising. It’s difficult to speculate about his motivations in acting so promptly without knowing all the facts, but there are a […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Kirby Wilson, RB Coach Candidates, Senior Bowl, Pro Bowl & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 73 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start things off by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers and running backs coach Kirby Wilson parting ways with one another. We try to speculate as to why he will need to be replaced and who we feel might be […]

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Steelers Likely To Retain Omar Khan For Another Year As Dolphins GM Search Has Ended

The Miami Dolphins have announced that they’ve hired Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of player personnel Dennis Hickey as their next general manager and that means that Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football Administration Omar Khan will likely have to wait at least another year before he becomes a general manager. Khan has now been considered for a few […]

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Report: Dolphins Want To Interview Steelers Omar Khan

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football and Business Administration Omar Khan is among several people that the Miami Dolphins have requested permission to interview for their vacant general manager job. Dolphins also requested permission to interview Arizona's Jason Licht, Pittsburgh's Omar Khan, Miami's Brian Gaine, Cleveland's Ray Farmer. […]

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Dolphins Will Likely Want To Interview Omar Khan For General Manager Job

The Miami Dolphins announced on Tuesday that they have mutually parted ways with general manager Jeff Ireland and already the speculation has started that Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football and Business Administration, Omar Khan, could be a candidate to replace him. Khan, who first broke into the NFL as a player personnel/scouting assistant with the […]

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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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Steelers Hire Samir Suleiman To Be Heir Apparent For Omar Khan

The Pittsburgh Steelers have hired former St. Louis Rams director of football operations Samir Suleiman to fill their newly created football administrator coordinator position, according to a Tuesday evening report by Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The hiring of Suleiman, a 1997 graduate of James Madison University, leads one to believe that the Steelers […]

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Coo-Coo-Ca-Choo, Alan Robinson – Steelers Future Cap Woes Not As Bad As You Show

On Tuesday, Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote an article that spells doom and gloom for the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap situation, for not only this year, but the next few years as well. The narrative of Robinson \’s article revolves around the Steelers restructuring of contracts and how it prevents them from being […]

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Math Of Khan – How The Steelers Trimmed Over $23.5 Million Off The 2013 Salary Cap

Over the course of the last several weeks Omar Khan has cleared $23,578,750 off of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap with just four contract restructures and one contract termination. Several months ago I laid out the course of action that Khan would take to clear around $20 million of cap space via four restructures. […]

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What The Return Of William Gay To The Steelers Really Means

Although the transaction might not be made official until the start of the new league year, free agent cornerback William Gay has indicated on Twitter Sunday afternoon that he is returning to Pittsburgh after one season with the Arizona Cardinals. Gay left last offseason via free agency as an unrestricted free agent, but was released […]

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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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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Championship Games, Harbaugh Bowl, Ray Lewis, Kevin Colbert & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 69 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd back from his vacation we dive right into the Championship game action from the weekend and start to prepare ourselves for the upcoming Harbaugh Bowl in two weeks. We both try to stay objective when it comes to Baltimore Ravens […]

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Omar Khan Likely To Remain With Steelers

Albert Breer of NFL.com reported Thursday evening via Twitter that the New York Jets have offered their general manager job to Seattle Seahawks vice president of football operations, John Idzik. The potential hiring of Idzik means the Jets have decided to pass on Pittsburgh Steelers director of football operations and business administrations Omar Khan, who […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Chris Rainey Release, Playoff Games, Early Draft Talk & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 67 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get busy talking about the ongoing courtship of Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley and Omar Khan, the Director of Business & Football Administration, for starters. Since our last podcast was released, running back Chris Rainey has been released […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Art Rooney II Comments, Omar Khan, Todd Haley, O-line & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 66 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the whole situation that developed on Wednesday surrounding Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley and whether or not he interviewed with the Arizona Cardinals. We try to make sense as to why Haley\’s agent would deny it […]

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Report: Jets To Interview Steelers Omar Khan For Vacant GM Position

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News is reporting Wednesday evening via Twitter that the New York Jets will interview Omar Khan, the Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football and Business Administration, for their vacant General Manager position. Jets will interview Steelers executive Omar Khan for vacant GM job tomorrow, per source. #nyj — Manish […]

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Report: Bill Cowher Open To Coaching Again – Cue The Omar Khan Speculation

Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher told Newsday on Tuesday that he would be open to returning to the coaching again at some point. Cowher, who was interviewed at a CBS function to promote the upcoming coverage of the Super Bowl, said that he probably will return to the NFL, but didn\’t say when […]

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How The Steelers Can Clear $20 Million In 2013 Cap Space Via Four Restructures

Since my post this past week about the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 salary cap situation I have received a few request from readers asking if I would better explain how Omar Khan will go about clearing over $20 million in cap space this upcoming offseason. This will likely be done by restructuring the contracts of four […]

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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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Willie Colon Settling In Now At Left Guard

Sevens games into the season Pittsburgh Steelers left guard Willie Colon appears to finally be settling into his new position and today I was asked via email if I believed a rumor floating around that he would be a salary cap casualty next year. Being as so many would rather base their speculation on whims, […]

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Steelers Have Plenty Of Cap Room Left For Wallace After Final Cuts

The final cuts have been made by the Pittsburgh Steelers and the 53 man roster is now set. With that work now done, we can look at the available cap space that the Steelers now have heading into week 1 of the season. As I have posted all offseason, there is plenty of cap room […]

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An Early Look At The Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Situation

I have had several emails as of late asking about the 2013 salary cap situation for the Pittsburgh Steelers and I now have time to knock out a post about it. Several are worried about all of the restructures over the last few seasons and what it has done to 2013. The other worry is […]

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Jonathan Scott Already Injured With Lions

I hate to pile on former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Jonathan Scott, but you have to really admire the decisions, and more importantly the timing of those decisions, that the Steelers front office makes. Not only was Scott not in the plans this year for the Steelers, but his $2.2 million base salary just could not […]

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DiMarino: Two More Cents On Wallace Situation

By Christopher DiMarino There has been a lot of emotions and opinions swirling around the Mike Wallace holdout. News keeps coming out seemingly by the second and you can get an analyst opinion on the situation on almost any website. Ed Bouchette has written an article stating that Wallace is in charge of his actions, […]

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The Threat Of The Franchise Tag Next Year On Mike Wallace

I have been asked if the threat of the franchise tag being placed on restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace is real and if indeed the Pittsburgh Steelers would indeed go that route if no long term deal is reached, or if Wallace is not traded by the start of the regular season. The […]

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Antonio Brown Contract Breakdown

The believed final numbers are now in on the new 5 year, $42.5 million contract extension that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown agreed to today courtesy of PFT. The numbers are a testament to how good of a contract negotiator that Omar Khan is. The reported signing bonus of the deal is a very […]

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